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    06 Dec 2017

    Etihad to increase flights to Maldives

    Etihad Airways today announced four additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi – Malé route, taking frequency to the idyllic Mald[..] read »

    25 Nov 2017

    Jumeirah Vittaveli to open the first ice rink in the Maldives

    Maldives, 22 November 2017: Jumeirah Vittaveli brings a new first to the Maldives this festive season with the opening of the destination’s firs[..] read »

    20 Nov 2017


    Maldives, 6 November 2017: Whisk your family away to a tropical wonderland at Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives and celebrate the colourful festive s[..] read »

    17 Nov 2017

    Kanuhura Maldives Orchids Blooms Again

    Not many hotels in the world can claim to have their own unique flower, but Kanuhura Maldives is the home of  the Dendrobium Kanuhura, a rare gol[..] read »

    14 Oct 2011

    SAARC Cultural Festival in Maldives

    A cultural festival is being planned to be held in Addu City to coincide with the 17th SAARC Summit being held from 10-11 November 2011. The main obj[..] read »

    08 Oct 2011

    Maldives president outlines progress on carbon neutral plan

    The Maldives has made significant progress since last year in beginning the move towards becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country, Pres[..] read »

    08 Oct 2011

    Virgin Group Founder Says Fossil Fuel Addiction Will Lead To Unprecedented Global Recession

    Sir Richard Branson, the founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group, has said that the world faces “the mother of all recessions” unless muc[..] read »

    28 Sep 2011

    Sir Richard Branson and Edward Norton to speak at the Six Senses SLOW LIFE Symposium Environmental Conference

    Sir Richard Branson and American actor and environmental campaigner, Edward Norton are among the pantheon of global environmental leaders who are se[..] read »

    20 Sep 2011

    Conrad Maldives collects five awards in two weeks

    We are pleased to announce that Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is the proud winner of five different awards in the past two weeks; collecting two from[..] read »

    13 Sep 2011

    Mega Maldives sparkles with the launch of direct flights from Korea

    MEGA Maldives Airlines, the international airline of the Republic of Maldives, has today successfully launched a direct route to the Maldives from I[..] read »

News Archives - 2010:11

Universal Resorts announce spa re-branding

Universal Resorts unveils “The Spa” at their five-star island resorts, Kurumba, Velassaru and Baros, in the Maldives. Introducing new Signature Treatments made from local ingredients, this new concept of the spa experience creates an immersive environment where guests[...] read more »

Maldives - World's Most Romantic Destination

The Maldives has been voted the "World's Most Romantic Destination" at this year's World Travel Awards. Maldives beat off fierce competition from Bali, Hawaii, Mauritius, New York City, Paris, Seychelles, Tuscany, Italy and Venice to take the award, which is seen as [...] read more »

Thai Company to manage Herathera Island Resort

Onyx Hospitality Group, Thailand’s leading hotel management company has been appointed by the Maldives Tourism Development Corporation Plc (MTDC) to manage the Herathera Island Resort from December 1, 2010. Set on Addu, the southern-most atoll in the Maldives, approximat[...] read more »

Maldives commences major destination rebranding initiative

Malé – The Republic of the Maldives is set to undergo a comprehensive destination branding evolution to enhance the Indian Ocean island nation’s global image and broaden its appeal to wider markets. Commencing immediately, the rebranding will culminate in the [...] read more »

Jumeirah’s First Maldives Resort is Opening in January 2011

Dubai: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, has revealed the new brand name of its first resort currently under way in the Maldives: Jumeirah Dhevanafushi (formerly Jumeirah Meradhoo). Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is an exclusive all s[...] read more »

Maldives regulates tourist marriage vows after 2 resort employees mocked Swiss couple

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Maldives has set rules for conducting marriage ceremonies for tourists drawn to the islands' white-sand beaches, after being embarrassed by a celebrant who heaped abuse on a Swiss couple renewing their vows. A government statement issued Thursday s[...] read more »

Hulhule Island Hotel wins Luxury Airport Hotel award

MALE, November 2 (HNS) – Hulhule Island Hotel (HIH) has won the Luxury Airport Hotel award for the third time in a row. At the World Luxury Hotel Awards (WLHA) 2010 gala ceremony held on October 8 in Thailand’s Dusit Thani Hua Hin Resort, HIH General Manager Utkars[...] read more »

The real face of the Maldives is not the luxurious island resorts but Male’, the uninteresting but strange capital

The Maldives is a chugging boat overcoming waves—big and small. This is usually the general impression one can get of a country synonymous to climate change. The country is so vulnerable yet trying to be strong in the midst of climate change doomsday that in less than 100[...] read more »

Coco Palm Resorts to host Miss France 2011

The Coco Palm Bodu Hithi resort in the Maldives will host the filming of the Miss France 2011 pageant from November 11-18. In a statement, the resort said that the 33 contestants from across France will compete for the title by participating in a range of activities at the resor[...] read more »

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