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Coco Bodu Hithi to launch the first floating fitness studio in Maldives

Coco Bodu Hithi is set to launch the first floating yoga studio in the Maldives in collaboration with AquaX Academy from China. Founded by yoga apparel brand Lululemon’s ambassador for China Queenie Xiao, the academy is a pioneer of innovative water sports and the first to introduce a floating studio […]


Nihonbashi Blue to kill sushi blues in Male’ region

An outlet of the popular Japanese restaurant Nihonbashi in Sri Lanka, is now open at the Marina @ CROSSROADS Maldives. Named Nihonbashi Blue, the restaurant was officially inaugurated yesterday (21 January) by the Japanese ambassador to the Maldives, Keiko Yanai, and the state minster of foreign affairs, Ahmed Khaleel.  The […]


Hotel Jen introduces a selection of new desserts

Hotel Jen has added some great desserts to its great selection of delightful treats. The desserts were launched at a small ceremony held at the rooftop Azur restaurant last night. Its 100% Molten Chocolate is all chocolate; white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate.  You can taste the quality of […]


Falak Anwar edges closer to her dreams thanks to Mövenpick Maldives and DBI

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is supporting 11-year-old dive enthusiast, Falak Anwar to realise her dream of becoming a dive instructor. Last Sunday, Falak completed her open water course, which is in a series of courses sponsored by the Dive Butler International and the resort team that will help her become […]


Kuramathi Maldives wins major accolades

Kuramathi Maldives won major accolades from travel giant TUI and travel review website HolidayCheck in this year’s awards season.  The resort’s Bageecha Kids Club won TUI’s Family Champion Award 2020 for the third consecutive year along with the coveted TUI Environment Champion award, which the resort said was a testament […]


Two Maldives properties featured on a CNN Asia Pacific luxury list

CNN has picked out 20 hotels in the Asia Pacific region, which the news network hails as the most exciting luxury arrivals of 2020, and it features two Maldives properties. The list includes hotels in Japan, New Zealand, Bhutan, China, Vietnam, Australia, Sri Lanka and others.  Some of the properties […]

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Mona Sedghi

Cluster PR and Communications Manager, LUX* South Ari Atoll and LUX* North Malé Atoll, Maldives Resort & Villas Born in Lahore to Iranian parents, Mona Sedghi is no stranger to moving around. Finland was her home, but as a young woman, she worked in Sweden in the music biz, promoting […]


TripAdvisor reveals its top all-inclusive resorts for 2020

TripAdvisor has named the top 25 all-inclusive resorts from last year. The winners are chosen by comparing booking interest, as well as the quality and quantity of traveller reviews.   The top popular resorts listed vary in price, ranging from affordable to ultra-luxury. Two Grecian resorts made it to the top […]


An hour of sweet treats at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

If you’ve read our resort review of Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, you’d have heard of their ‘Chocolate Hour’. Now, chocolate is something dear to all Mövenpick properties, because they stay true to their Swiss roots, taking pride in the renown that Switzerland has for making top class chocolate.  The Chocolate […]


Excitement your way comes in Feb at Soneva Jani

Buckle up, or maybe let your hair down instead, because Soneva Jani has some fantastic stuff lined up for you this February.   Wellness expert Roger Moore will be in residence at the resort on selected dates in February. Moore was deemed worthy of following around the globe by Tatler so […]