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By Sarah Harvey | Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 21:24
Luxury resort Dusit Thani Maldives is showcasing some of the fascinating and unique highlights of Maldivian culture with a special festival. The Call of the Sangu Festival is named after... read more
By Sarah Harvey | Monday, March 17, 2014 - 13:55
The first resort in Thaa Atoll, Maalifushi, officially opens on April 1st. Set on an eight-hectare private island, Maalifushi is a new 65-room resort operated by COMO. The luxury hotel... read more
By Daniel Bosley | Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 16:48
A survey taken by online reservations service Agoda has revealed the Maldives to be the number one honeymoon destination in the world. Agoda’s Global Honeymoon Survey carried out in... read more
By Daniel Bosley | Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:49
Air Asia X has announced it will be suspending all operations to and from the Maldives from March 1, citing “challenging business conditions” both in the country and in the... read more
By Ahmed Naish | Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:44
Tourist arrivals to the Maldives rose 17 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to the latest Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) monthly economic review. "This... read more
By Neil Merrett | Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 16:49
“Most visitors arrive at the country’s airport island, take a speed boat or seaplane to their expensive coral-fringed private resort and spend the next week relaxing in blissful... read more
By Neil Merrett | Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 12:32
Louis Vuitton Moet et Chandon Hennessey (LVMH) is to open its Cheval Blanc resort on the Maldivian island of Randheli in Noonu Atoll on November 15 as part of a number of hospitality... read more
By Neil Merrett | Monday, September 30, 2013 - 13:12
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has said the Maldives will successfully welcome over one million tourists to the country this year, according to Tourism Minister Ahmed Adheeb. The... read more
By Neil Merrett | Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 12:43
Air Asia X, marketed as a “low cost, long-haul carrier”, is to begin operating flights between Kuala Lumpur, Male' and Colombo later this month. Starting from September 28,... read more
By Neil Merrett | Monday, September 23, 2013 - 15:07
Along with all the usual holiday essentials visitors to the Maldives may bring home with them, the Shine Spa at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort has launched a new workshop program it... read more
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