Hilton marked the expansion of its flagship brand in the Maldives with the opening of the Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa on 1 July.
Accessible via a 20-minute speedboat transfer from the Velana International Airport, the new resort features 109 beach and overwater villas with private pools, six restaurants and bars, holistic spa and wellness facilities, one of the largest kids’ clubs in the Maldives and a rooftop lounge exclusive to teenage guests.
“The Maldives is one of the most desired vacation destinations for travelers around the world – seeing a continued pace of bookings even throughout the last two years when it was the first country to open its borders to international travelers during the pandemic. The expansion of our flagship brand here underscores our commitment to bringing our world-class brands to key locations, and we are confident Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa will build on our legacy of delivering an exceptional stay to delight and inspire our guests,” said Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
Owned by Amingiri Holdings Pvt Ltd and managed by Hilton, the resort is the fourth property under the company’s portfolio of brands in the country after Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton.
“Today’s milestone launch is a celebration of our shared vision with Hilton to deliver the most exceptional levels of service and hospitality in the Maldives. At Amingiri Holdings, we are committed to continuously contribute to the Maldivian economy and further strengthen its tourism industry, and Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa will enable us to continue with this mission,” said Daniel Welk of Amingiri Holdings Pvt Ltd.
Amingiri’s General Manager Gaurav Thakur said: “The team and I look forward to introducing unique and inspiring experiences to travellers from this key location, whether they are visiting for the first time or rediscovering the iconic beauty of the Maldives.”