Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has emerged from refurbishment as one of the Maldives’ most applauded resorts. In a strategic move to continually attract guests, the resort has invested US$3.2 million in redeveloping its beach villas which are set to launch this October. The redevelopment has seen a full renovation of 34 beach villas and bathrooms and this was followed by the development of the Maldives’ first authentic Chinese restaurant Ufaa heralded by celebrity chef Jereme Leung.
Achieving another milestone for Visit Maldives Year 2016, the destination proudly welcomed the one millionth visitor of the year at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport earlier. Alefiya Merchant, from India, arrived on an Air India flight with her husband Ali Asgar Godhrawala for their honeymoon in Maldives earlier today.
Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, an idyllic-paradise nestled amid lush tropical vegetation in the Maldives, has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2016. The prestigious red-carpet event will take place on December 2nd, welcoming industry leaders from around the globe to this internationally acclaimed destination.
Coco Collection has appointed Andrew Stuart Mclaren as the island manager of Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island. Surrounded by the sublime waters of the Maldives, Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island is a unique private island escape. Half an hour away from Malé International Airport by private yacht, the entire tropical island offers ample space for a single family or group of friends.
Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed John Allanson as the general manager of Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, an exclusive sanctuary of over-water bungalows and exquisite villas located within the crystal waters of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll. He will commence his position immediately and will report to Paul Richardson, executive vice president and chief operating officer in Outrigger’s corporate office in Hawaii.
Maldives crosses another milestone in the tourist arrival target of Visit Maldives Year with the welcoming of 750,000th tourist this morning. Wang Shuai, a tourist from China, was the distinguished 750,000th tourist to the Maldives who arrived with his family at 06:53 on a Maldivian flight from Xian.
Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has re-appointed Think Strawberries as its public relations agency in India. The company’s roles would be as a liaison body for MMPRC in implementing the destination’s PR strategy in the respective markets for a period of one year from date.
Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has appointed PR Agencies in China, Germany, UK, France, India and Korea. The PR agencies roles would be as a liaison body for MMPRC in implementing the destination’s PR strategy in the respective markets for a period of one year from July 1st.
The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has organised a series of trade road shows in Lucknow, Chandigarh, Pune and Hyderabad, India keeping in line with its Visit Maldives 2016 year activities. These road shows are also a part of the overall strategy of MMPRC specifically for the India market in the year 2016.
The Maldives has won the prestigious title of the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. The award ceremony took place in Zanzibar, Tanzania. This is not the first time the Maldives has secured this prestigious title, as the destination also won the title in 2015, after a fierce competition with the Indian Ocean’s top tourist destinations, including Seychelles and Mauritius.
The world’s leading travel trade show has opened with a breath-taking opening ceremony taking guests on a trip to the Maldives. Visitors from this year’s partner country performed a medley of lively folk dances, songs and music, and offered visitors an insight into the many aspects of its culture.
The Oberoi Group have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Maldives to build a luxury resort in Maldives. The investment for acquisition and development of the resort will be undertaken by SCDCL, a Bangalore -based real estate development company.