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SHI offers online COVID-19 training programme

Shorthouse Hospitality International (SHI) has come up with an online course on COVID-19, according to a press from the company. They are collaborating with Maldives-based tour company Secret Paradise Maldives in this venture. The course comprises two modules, the first deals with the basics of the virus and the second […]

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Soneva funds COVID-19 testing centre in Noonu Atoll

We almost forgot to tell you this. The Soneva-funded COVID-19 testing centre was officially inaugurated by the minister of health Abdulla Ameen and CEO of ADK Hospitals, Mr. Ahmed Nashid during an online ceremony on the 13th of this month. Soneva’s CEO and founder Sonu Shivdasani, and general manager of […]

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Movenpick Resort Kuredhivaru collabs with local artists

Accor is holding a global digital campaign #ALLtogether, and this sees Movenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives collaborate with famous local artist Hussain Atheek as well as popular local musos Detune Band. Self-taught artist Atheek showcased his talent for teaching yesterday, demonstrating how to create your own abstract painting. He has been […]

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Coco Collection reopening this August

Local brand Coco Collection is set to open doors of their two properties, Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhunikolhu, to guests on 1 August 2020.  The two islands have beefed up their already excellent hygiene protocols.  These new standards are being assessed by Bureau Veritas, a leading company in […]

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Kaimoo Resorts and Hotels announces opening date

Kaimoo Resorts and Hotels, who own and operate Embudu Village, Summer Island Maldives and Equator Village resorts, have announced opening dates and reassure guests with stringent hygiene measures. First to open is Equator Village Maldives in Addu Atoll – the resort is set to welcome guests on 1 August. Meanwhile […]

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LUX* NMA offers exclusive island buyout

LUX* North Male Atoll Resort and Villas are offering an exclusive island buyout package, a press from the resort reveals. The package, which starts from 180,000USD, includes roundtrip speedboat transfers from Velana International Airport, daily breakfast, plus lunch and dinner at any of the resort’s three acclaimed restaurants.  Lucky guests […]

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Centara unveils ‘Centara Complete Care’ programme

Thailand’s leading hotel operator Centara Hotels and Resorts unveils Centara Complete Care on the operator’s way to reopen properties in the wake of COVID-19.  The programme is aimed at instilling confidence in the brand’s properties, which include two Maldivian resorts: Centara Ras Fushi Island Resort and Spa and Centara Grand […]

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30 per cent off at Villa Hotels and Resorts

Villa Hotels Group is up to something – travel agents are advertising 30 per cent off accommodation at Villa Group properties in what they’ve dubbed the Summer Super Saver.  But that’s not all – there’s also a free meal upgrade from half board to full board available as part of […]

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Dhaalu Atoll Airport opens for private jets

Dhaalu Atoll Airport on Kudahuvadhoo island is now open for private jets, which brings Niyama Private Islands within reach for its prospective guests. The airport began operations in 2017, with the first aircraft landing on the 1st of June that year. Its 1.8km runway is fit for large private jets […]

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Huge discounts for healthcare professionals at LUX* Resorts

As you may know, LUX* Resorts & Hotels recently launched a Healthcare Heroes campaign in support of our medical professionals during this difficult period.  Healthcare professionals based in the Maldives are entitled to a special Caregiver rate at LUX* properties – 30 per cent off accommodation and 20 per cent […]