Raffles has announced the opening of the 21-villa property in the rare Maldivian oasis of Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo becomes Accor’s fourth property in the Maldives and is the first under the Raffles brand.
The all-villa resort spans across three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape for discerning travellers complete with a plethora of activities for guests of all generations.
Indian Hotels Company has introduced the Taj brand to Rishikesh with the opening of Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand. The resort debuted earlier with a soft opening of 25 rooms and a café and will be fully completed by November.
In his new position, Raymond Saja will look to position the resort as something new for Indonesia - with a strong emphasis on wellness, sustainability, eco-awareness and a successful balance with luxury.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Etienne Dalançon as general manager of the upcoming Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.
A short speedboat transfer from Male airport, the resort sets itself apart, with 67 contemporary whitewashed double-storey penthouses replacing the thatched-roof water villas that have become definitive of Maldivian luxury.
S Hotels & Resorts will aim to showcase the cultural charm of the Maldives as part of its most ambitious development to date and the first phase of the Crossroads Maldives integrated leisure and resort destination.
Baglioni Resort Maldives will blend elegant design and Italian hospitality with tropical luxury in the heart of the Indian Ocean.
The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah will launch in January 2019. Set on Gaafu Alifu Atoll, the property is adjacent to the Residence by Cenizaro’s first property, the Residence Maldives at Falhumaafushi.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has announced the development of its first resort in the Maldives. Avani Fares Maldives Resort will be located on Fares Island in the Baa Atoll and is scheduled to open in quarter for of 2019.
Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a new hotel management agreement for its fourth beach resort under the Centara umbrella in the Maldives - Centara Grand Muthaafushi Resort & Spa Maldives. The signing ceremony took place between Centara Hotels & Resorts and partners Muthaafushi Orient Investments and Well Land Investment.