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Summer Island celebrates Eid virtually

COVID-19 put a damper on end-of-Ramadan festivities but Summer Island Maldives took to social media to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with a body beru show and a special song. The past few years has seen the resort burrow deep into Maldivian tradition on these special occasions. Summer Island is now known […]


Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives signs MoU with Maldives Business School

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives and Maldives Business School have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote higher education among the resort’s employees. A press release from the resort says the “initiatives under this MoU will play a crucial role in advocating academic education while raising employee productivity and helping […]


Equator Village turns 21

It’s been 21 years since Equator Village opened its doors to tourists under Kaimoo’s management. This Addu Atoll resort first welcomed guests in 1983, and Kaimoo took over the property in 1999. But it’s not just another popular tourist spot in the Maldives – Equator Village can trace its history […]


Cocoon Investment donates PPE to the Maldives

Cocoon Investment’s business partners donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Maldives, essential to the ongoing battle against COVID-19 in the country. The consignment of PPE was handed over by the chairman of Cocoon Investment Mr Asgi Akbarally to His Excellency Omar Abdul-Razzaq, high commissioner of the Maldives to Sri […]


LUX* South Ari launches an Instagram fest

Here it is, guys. Every Monday, from May 04 2020 to 22 June 2020, LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas will be holding an exclusive Instagram live festival.  Experts in different fields ranging from freediving, cooking, content creation and more will be offering their expertise.  The half-hour live sessions […]


SOLAS | Story of life at Sea Safe Haven

By Neil Shorthouse Beep Beep / Beep Beep, where the hell was my pager, ah found it – the message reads 911 / Proceed to Captain’s Office, it was 06:30 hrs Thankfully I was on the bridge wing having my morning coffee, enjoying another sunrise whilst at sea. On arrival […]


54 graduate from Four Seasons apprenticeship programme

On Friday, 17 April 2020, 54 graduates from the Four Seasons Maldives Apprenticeship Programme raised their diplomas at the graduation ceremony. The ceremonies were held at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa and Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru.  These new graduates add to make a total of 651 since the programme’s inception in […]


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 […]


Resorts eligible for up to MVR7.71million in loans

The government’s COVID-19 relief package sets aside funds for resorts for up to MVR 7.71 million in loans, The Edition reports.  The details of the government’s stimulus package were announced last Tuesday in a press release issued by the ministry of finance. The press release states that resorts and businesses […]