Maldives Tourism News
SO/ Maldives breaks ground ahead of 2023 launch
The property will take its place on the third island of Crossroads Maldives, the Indian Ocean’s first fully-integrated leisure and lifestyle destination.
Senyard takes up new leadership role at Gili Lankanfushi
Gili Lankanfushi has welcomed Matthew Senyard to the role of resort manager. At the same time, Rodrigo Buanafina has been promoted to director of food and beverage.
Breaking Travel News interview: Mariyam Mohamed Faiz, sales manager, Get Into Maldives Travels
Get Into Maldives Travels has been honoured with the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Mariyam Mohamed Faiz, sales manager with the company, to find out how it feels to have been recognised by voters from around the globe
Siyam World opens to first guests in the Maldives
A carefree playground promising an array “never-seen-before” experiences across land, sea and sky, the location claims to offer a striking new vision for a Maldivian holiday.
Jumeirah Maldives set for Indian Ocean debut next month
The all-villa luxury resort is tucked away in the crystalline turquoise waters of the North Malé Atoll, easily reachable by speedboat or seaplane from Malé airport.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa opens its doors
Le Méridien Hotels has announced the opening of Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa. The opening marks the Paris-born brand’s debut in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.
SO/ Maldives to open at Crossroads in 2023
SO/ Maldives will showcase a selection of 80 luxury villas, including beachfront and over-water options, all adorned with designer interiors and an audacious twist.
New leadership for Raffles Maldives Meradhoo
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has announced the appointment of Amila Jeewantha Handunwala as general manager. He has over 25 years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector.
New wellness options at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
Further elevating the luxury wellness experience available to guests, the expansive facilities feature a brand-new hydrotherapy pool and a new menu of water therapy treatments.
Thoyyib Mohamed, managing director, VisitMaldives
Maldives has been one of the quickest destinations to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, using its unique geography and strict lockdowns to reduce case numbers. Here Breaking Travel News hears more about the reopening of the destination from Thoyyib Mohamed, managing director of the local tourist board.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort to open this summer
Secluded in a south-eastern pocket of Lhaviyani Atoll, the property is located on a natural island defined as “island surrounded by vast lagoon” in Dhivehi, the local parlance of the Maldives.
Maldives launches tourism vaccination drive
The project aims to share a positive message regarding the vaccination of staff working in the tourism sector to ensure the Maldives remains one of the safest destinations for travellers.