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Solar energy – a clean, renewable source of power

It’s ‘The Sunny Side of Life,’ promises the slogan that invites tourists to the Maldives. For a country blessed with more than 300 days of bright sunshine but dependent on costly diesel imports, one would think harnessing solar energy would be a natural fit. But reality is far from expectation. […]

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Summer Island celebrates 5th anniversary

Summer Island Maldives celebrated its fifth anniversary on 1st March 2020. The celebrations kicked off with repeater guests planting five palm trees, symbolising five years of Summer Island. The event was followed by a special cocktail party with live music to mark the ‘Summerversary’. The resort’s staff also signed a […]

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Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives celebrates Women’s Day

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives celebrated International Women’s Day with a MasterClass led by Ms. Akiko Fujji, UNDP Maldives’s resident representative.   In Ms Fujji’s presentation based on this year’s theme ‘I am gender equality’, she noted the progress achieved in health and education over the past 25 years. She also observed […]

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GHM to launch The Chedi Kudavillingili

The General Hotel Management (GHM) group has announced plans to develop a resort in the Maldives.  The new resort, named The Chedi Kudavillingili, will feature 63 land villas and 36 overwater villas, with all units offered as residences for sale, and a spa with eight overwater treatment rooms.  There will […]

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Egg-citing culinary surprises at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is gearing up for Easter with egg-citing culinary surprises to fill the appetite, along with the age-old egg hunting tradition.   Its bamboo-structured Onu Marche will showcase an array of gourmet delicacies with classic Easter favourites, as well ad amazing theme nights. The highlights of the Easter […]

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Lti Maafushivaru appoints resort manager

Pierre Leif Edlund is Lti Maafushivaru’s new resort manager, the property announced in a press statement on Friday. A seasoned hotelier, Pierre has worked with big names in hospitality including Best Western and Red Sea Hotels and he has extensive pre-opening and rebranding experience. He also worked for Universal Resorts […]

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STO’s special Ramazaan Baazar Promotion to begin on 23 February

Heads up everyone – STO will start its annual Ramazaan Bazaar Promotion on 23 February and it’s going to be an awesome event with really cool prizes. For starters, STO Home Improvement customers will get up to 40 per cent on select goods. These include Makita power tools, Nippon paint, […]

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Komaakoalhi Media introduces tourism employee award

Komaakoalhi Media Pvt Ltd has introduced the “Tourism Employee Award” to honour and appreciate those who work in the hospitality industry. The award is endorsed by Tourism Employees Association Maldives (TEAM).  TEAM’s president Mauroof Zakir endorsed the award on behalf of the association at a ceremony held at Unimaa Grand […]

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Blackwater diving at Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamu’s dive centre Deep Blue Divers is going to present the atoll’s uniqueness in a new light – blackwater diving is going to be part of the programme here. These dives take place in the open ocean with divers being guided by a string of LED lights attached […]