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STO seeks investor for new resort

The State Trading Organisation (STO) is seeking an investor to develop a resort in Ekulhivaru island in Noonu atoll.  Ekulhivaru island, located 200 kilometers away from Velana International Airport, can be reached by a 40-minute seaplane ride or via the nearby Maafaru Airport in Noonu atoll. The island offers over […]


AS Marine showcases new products at Maldives Marine Expo 2019

AS Marine showcased some new products at the Maldives Marine Expo 2019, held at Dharubaaruge from 23 to 25 October.  The theme of the exhibition was marine technology, which was explored by experts and specialists in the field.   AS Marine debuted four vessels at the exhibition.  The AS 47, a […]

UNDP Maldives

Youth – Leaders of Tomorrow

For a nation, the value of its natural and cultural heritage goes beyond just the geography or physical spaces but is a representation of the stories that have travelled through generations. It is closely knitted with the nation’s history, tradition and identity thereby making efforts to preserve the natural and […]


Topo Design Studio revamping Sheraton Maldives’ spa

Singapore-based design firm Topo Design Studio is in the midst of a spa revamp at Sheraton Maldives, CLAD news reports.   The resort finished a larger renovation project valued at USD 20 million last year and the spa upgrade comes on the heels of this.   The spa makeover sets the resort […]


Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives partners with UNICEF for youth development

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives and UNICEF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advocate for children’s rights, support skill development and foster career-exploration in the hospitality industry for the Maldivian youth.   The agreement was signed on 6 October at the luxury resort by the general manager Maciej Gruszecki and UNICEF […]


Let Brother handle your labels

You are with a high-end resort in the Maldives and you’ve got a wealthy clientele. You want to show them that you’ve taken care of every last detail. Yes, down to the labels on the breakfast buffet.  This is where Brother can help. They understand your needs very well – […]


Cinnamon Velifushi opens

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts has opened its fourth property in the Maldives, Cinnamon Velifushi.    The five-star resort was officially opened on 1October. Located in Vaavu atoll, the luxury resort is the 15th property added to the group’s portfolio.  “Cinnamon has succeeded in growing its occupancies and profitability in an economically […]