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Raa Atoll Welcomes Emerald Resort & Spa

Raa Atoll is well on its way to become a tourism hub with a slew of openings in recent years including Faarufushi, Carpe Diem, Furaveri and now Emerald Resort & Spa.  The 120-villa resort has 60 villas on the beach and 60 perched over water. It espouses a minimalist design […]

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German Celebrity Spends Holiday at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives

The Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives welcomed German celebrity Verona Pooth and her family last week for an 8-day holiday at the idyllic resort.  Hideaway’s general manager Christian Szabo and CEO Michael Wieser welcomed the family upon arrival. In a recent press release, the pair expressed their excitement over […]

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Conrad Rangali Island to team up with Parley

In late summer this year, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is teaming up with with Parley For The Oceans to do its bit to safeguard the oceans. Following the principles of the Parley AIR Hospitality Program (Avoid, Intercept, Redesign), the resort will provide a Parley Kit, available at each guest villa. […]

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Calling all barefoot booksellers – Soneva Fushi needs you

Soneva Fushi is known to push the envelope, the property does clever things with waste, grows organic stuff, in short, the resort’s a little nerdy like its English Literature graduate founder Sonu Shivdasani.  Like last year, Soneva Fushi has a temp job as a barefoot bookseller in association with Ultimate […]

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JA Manafaru Maldives wins award for Calm Spa

JA Manafaru Maldives recently grabbed ‘Best Luxury Destination Spa in the Maldives’ award at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2019.   The 84-key Haa Alifu Atoll property’s Calm Spa & Salon offers a range of treatments to adults and children, which impressed the judges. They also took note of its outdoor […]

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Kudadoo debuts luxury yacht Bella

With nary a doubt, Kudadoo is the brightest star in Lhaviyani Atoll, not least because it’s a property with an eco-friendly bent. The resort recently unveiled a Princess F55 yacht, dubbed ‘Bella’ for guest use.   Luxury Travel Magazine describes it as a ‘teak decked luxurious space.’ The yacht’s flybridge has […]

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It’s so easy with Al-Shaali Marine

What’s great about Al Shaali Marine Maldives (AS Marine) is that they know everything there’s to know about boats, about those vessels most crucial to the industry. You’re probably aware that they are a partnership between tourism trailblazers Coastline Pvt Ltd and the Dubai based Al Shaali Marine. Though fairly […]

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LUX* South Ari Scoops up best luxury spa award

The World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards recognised LUX* South Ari Atoll as the best luxury spa in the Indian Ocean.   These awards are presented on a country, regional, continental and global basis. Winners are selected by public vote online.  This year’s event took place at The State Hermitage Museum […]

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Seasoned hotelier Noel Cameron takes helm as Huvafen Fushi’s new general manager

Timeless Maldives icon Huvafen Fushi has welcomed Noel Cameron back to the position of General Manager, nine years after his first appointment. With an impressive track record in the hospitality industry, including leadership roles with some of the world’s most exclusive luxury hotels and hospitality brands, Noel brings exceptional creativity […]