Tag Archives: Maldives

Fall for the beauty of the romantic Maldives

Powder-white beaches, incredible sea life and, best of all, peace and quiet, are things I could never tire of. Also, being a destination primarily visited by honeymooners, privacy, standards and service (and therefore prices, too) are always high. However, if you do worry about getting restless, moving around might be the answer. My boyfriend and I stayed at two of ...

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News: Tibaldi to lead One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One&Only has announced the appointment of established industry leader Jan Tibaldi as general manager of One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives. In his new role, Tibaldi will be responsible for the overall operation and strategic development of the award-winning all-villa resort, as well as leading the One&Only Reethi Rah team to contin… Breaking Travel News

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News: JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa set for November debut

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa will be opening on the island of Vagaru, Shaviyani Atoll, in November. The 61-villa property will be headed up by renowned general manager Marc Gussing and will bring fierce competition to the Maldives with highlights including a private pool with every villa, a treetop restaurant, an and expansive wine cellar. The hotel will be ...

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Maldives holidays WARNING: ‘Hundreds’ of tourists CANCEL bookings after state of emergency

Tourists have been cancelling hundreds of hotel bookings in Maldives every day since the imposition of a state of emergency last week, tour operators say.  Warnings were issued in China, India, the United States and Britain after President Abdulla Yameen imposed the emergency and arrested judges who had ordered him to free jailed opposition leaders. “We have had about 50-60 ...

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News: UK visitors drive tourism growth in the Maldives

The Maldives has announced an 18.7 per cent increase in UK visitor arrivals during November 2017, when compared with the same month in 2016. In total, 9,579 UK visitors travelled to the Maldives during November 2017, compared with 8,073 in November 2016. Furthermore, UK visitors represented 7.9 per cent of all visitors to the Maldives … Breaking Travel News

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News: Qatar Airways takes Airbus A350 to Maldives for first time

Qatar Airways has become the first airline to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an A350, with the first A350 beginning operations today and the second A350 service joining shortly afterwards on November 3rd. Qatar Airways chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are proud to be the ...

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