The newly opened Dusit Thani Maldives has unveiled its brand new, signature, spa - Devarana Spa. Located on Mudhdhoo Island the Devarana Spa features six deluxe treatment pods in addition to two ground level treatment rooms.
The award winning resort - Baros Maldives - offers understated elegance with a sense of authenticity, style and local culture. The resort has only 75 villas nestled on a lush, tropical island set in the shimmering waters of a shallow lagoon, ringed by a reef vibrant with colours, fish, turtles, rays and corals.
Recognised as the World’s Leading New Villa Resort by the World Travel Awards, Ayada Maldives has been making waves since opening last year. Breaking Travel News calls in at what is fast becoming one of the most sought after resorts in the Indian Ocean.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation has appointed the UK’s leading travel and lifestyle PR agency, Rooster, to promote the Indian Ocean destination. Rooster is tasked with maximising visitors from the UK and promoting the image of the idyllic destination in the face of current political turbulence experienced in the region.
Ahmed Adheed Abdul Gafoor, the Maldives Minister responsible for Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles newly-appointed Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, took the opportunity of the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin for them to meet and exchange ideas on working together.
After the successful opening of a multi-functional Marine Biology Centre on the island, LUX* Maldives moves a step forward and invites guests to a new type of exploration of the underwater world of South Ari Atoll, by hosting, between 14 - 20 May 2012, the first ‘Underwater Festival’ in the Maldives.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has urged travellers to avoid “all but essential” travel to Malé Island in the Maldives. The moves comes after former vice president Mohammed Waheed Hassan stepped up to become president following the resignation of Mohamed Nasheed resigned after police joined widening street protests against his government.
Government officials in the Maldives are likely to repeal a ban on the operation of spas following a furious backlash from the £1.5bn tourism industry. Islamist groups in the tourism hotspot called for restrictions on the activities of spas during December as they sought the stricter imposition of traditional values in the Muslim country.
The first Maldives Game Fishing Challenge held in association with Dhiraagu from 9 to 12 November has been praised by international anglers and experts as an exceptional inaugural tournament.
Having wowed the yachting industry worldwide with its May 2011 launch, the super yacht Told u So has set sail for her winter destination: the Maldives a south-east Asia. The vessel has already taken the 2011 World Yacht Trophy for Best Custom Designed Mega Yacht and the Robb Report’s 2011 Best of the Best Awards Custom Designed Mega Yachts title.
“Every day is earth day”, or so it is believed at Ayada Maldives. A visit to the Maldives will show how enchanting our planet really is. And in order to keep it that way, environmental responsibility is highly valued at this brand new awe inspiring hotel, which is located in one of the most breathtaking locations in the world.