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LUX* NMA gears up for the festive season

Everyone kind of expects LUX* properties to do cool things during the festive season, and as you will see, LUX* NMA are arriving all guns blazing this time around. For gastronomes, it’s going to be truly special – there’s a TEX MEX night at the resort’s Japanese/Peruvian fusion restaurant INTI, […]

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Soneva Jani is recruiting, 85 positions open

The stunning Noonu Atoll resort Soneva Jani is after 85 new candidates as the property undergoes planned expansion in line with its ‘Chapter Two’. Maldives candidates are preferred and the range of opportunities go all the way from boat crew to management positions.  In a press release, the resort says […]

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Introducing Pullman Power Fitness

Pullman is introducing a cool new social fitness concept at all their hotels and resorts, a recent press release reveals. They call it a ‘game changing fitness concept’ that does away with the homogenous hotel gym and replaces it with ‘a bold, artful, social approach to contemporary fitness.’ “At Pullman, […]

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LUX* South Ari brings the circus this December

LUX* does something cool and fun every now and then and this time, they’re bringing the circus to their South Ari Atoll property. The circus will stay from 21 December 2020 to 6 January 2021. This special event allows guests to try out culinary experiences, be entertained by circus shows […]

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From Yuji Yamazaki’s Instagram

This time, we checked out Yuji Yamazaki’s Instagram – he’s the architect who’s shaping the look of some of the Maldives’ most premium properties. And he’s posted a couple of shots of the new Kagi Maldives Spa Island. We got in touch with an architect who described this jetty as […]

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LUX* Resorts & Hotels grab Conde Nast Readers’ Awards

They’ve done it again. The two Maldives properties, LUX* North Male Atoll Resorts & Villas and LUX* South Ari Resorts and Villas won 4th and 29th place respectively in the Indian Ocean resorts category. LUX* properties are known to have their own take on things, whether it’s a phone booth […]

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Soneva offers Workation opportunities

Soneva’s got something lined up for remote workers – a Workation offering, which guests can tailor to their needs and is valid across all the brand’s resorts.  Guests can book in 14, 21 and 30-day stays, with discounts for those staying longer. Plus, the rates include transfers and meals for […]

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Aris Meeha is the new b-word at the Ritz-Carlton

So, you’ve had your ‘island chief’, your ‘Man Friday’ and now there’s a new butler name about – ‘Aris Meeha’, the Ritz-Carlton Maldives Fari Islands’ contribution to the expanding hospitality lexicon. Now, this is how the resort describes the role in a press release: “Similar to a modern-day butler, Aris […]

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Nina Mohamed

Marketing & Communications Manager, Hotel Jen, Male, Maldives This time around, we catch up with Nina – she leads marketing at Hotel Jen but wears many hats and has a background in interior design, so you know there’s a story here. As a kid, she was a tomboy who hung […]