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SIBCO introduces Al Badia Coconut Milk Powder to the Maldives

Quality and convenience are the essential features of any product especially in the food industry given today’s demands. On top of this, the product has to be affordable. SIBCO, a renowned trading company in the Maldives, has introduced its newest Product: Al Badia coconut milk powder to the country. Al […]

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Travel Trends

Indian and South Korean travel trends As we get ready to welcome the year 2020, there is growing awareness regarding climate change and our carbon footprint. A new generation of travellers are coming of age, and as uncertainty over Brexit increases, more people are re-evaluating how and where they travel […]

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Viraj Silva

Hotel Insider sits down with Viraj Silva, the head of sales and marketing at Voyages Maldives to talk about the recent shifts in the major tourist arrival markets, seasonal changes in arrivals, and the factors that influence the numbers.   Hotel Insider: Let’s start with the Indian market. Indians are traveling […]

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Ostrava Pvt Ltd

‘BE SAFE, BE SMART’ Worker safety concerns have grown with the rise of the construction, service, and energy industries, where protective equipment and workwear rules have been made mandatory by law and ethical standards. Ostrava came into being in 2011 with a vision to be the most reliable workwear and […]

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XCOPS Security Services & Solutions

XCOPS Security Services & Solutions is the only next-generation professional security service provider in the Maldives, offering an extensive line of professional security services and solutions, especially for the tourism industry.  Armed with over 20 years of combined military and police experience, they are a highly-motivated and qualified team of […]

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The Somerset Hotel

Located in Male’ city, the Somerset Hotel was opened in 2013. It caters to the corporate market and welcome a large number of repeat guests. Tucked away in a quiet alley in a busy part of the city, the hotel offers accommodations in three types; superior, super king and business […]

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Hotel Jen

Hotel Jen by Shangri La ranks among the best city hotels in the Maldives, possibly the best. It ranks high on TripAdvisor and has great reviews. Opened initially as Holiday Inn in 2009, the hotel was later rebranded as Traders Hotel in 2014. To cater to a new ‘Jeneration’ of […]

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Hussen Abdulla

General Manager at Sea Gear Hotel Insider meets with Sea Gear’s general manager Hussen Abdulla. Though Sea Gear is a relative newcomer, Hussen has decades of experience in water sports and diving. In our chat, we cover Sea Gear’s parent company Silver Sands’ history as a revolutionary dive, water sports […]

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Mathieu Delin

F&B Manager, Mercure Maldives, Kooddoo Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is a special place built right on the airport island. You’d think the flights would make a ruckus but they don’t and they aren’t that frequent. This is a place to tune out and connect with Gaafu Alifu’s sublime beauty. And what […]

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Managing Human Resources in the Digital Era

Ooredoo Maldives’ CEO Najib Khan tells us about recruitment, bringing generations together, the role of HR tools and more in this instalment of Spotlight. Hotel Insider: I’d like to start off the interview with a question on recruitment. We’ve been hearing talk of how recruiters are increasingly using social media […]