Category Archives: Events & Festivals

Maldives to Host TTM 2017 in July

Scheduled to take place in the capital island of Male on the 12th and 13th of July, the International Travel Trade Show is expected to see the participation of more than a hundred resorts from around the region. More or less every luxury resort Maldives such as the likes of Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort will […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 23-May-2017
Fashion Forward Dubai

One of the most significant fashion events in Dubai, Fashion Forward, will be taking place for the ninth time this year at the Hai, which is situated in Dubai’s Design District. The event will feature thirty-eight designers from all over the Middle East from countries such as Lebanon, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Dubai beach villas […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 23-May-2017
New Sales Head for Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

Nizar Adeeb, who is Lebanese by ethnicity and an American citizen by naturalisation, has been appointed as the new area director of sales and marketing for all the properties of Minor hotels in Qatar, which includes many luxury Hotels in Doha such as the Anantara Hotels, Resort & Spa. Adeeb has extensive experience in the […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 23-May-2017
Abu Dhabi Flavours Festival

The Abu Dhabi Flavours festival was one of the most unique events to take place in the country, and lasted ten days from the end of March towards the beginning of April. The scale of the festival meant that many a luxury hotel Abu Dhabi has to offer such as the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 22-May-2017
Vesak Festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka – paying homage to Lord Buddha

Vesak Day, also known around the world as Buddha Day, is a religious and cultural holiday observed by most Buddhist countries, marking the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha. Sri Lanka celebrates Vesak on the day of the full moon in May, with several religious rituals and social activities. The city of Kandy, considered […]

By auburn
Date : 22-May-2017
Motor Bike Show 2017 – enthralling motorbike enthusiasts in Nuwara Eliya

One of the world’s top motor bike stunt riders, Romain Jeandrot, thrilled crowds with spectacular stunts at the Motor Bike Show 2017, recently held at Nuwara Eliya on 8th and 9th of April. Organised by Alliance Finance Company PLC, the show, which was the first of its kind in the area, welcomed all things motorcycle […]

By catalinaforbes90
Date : 16-May-2017
Day of Silence, Bali Indonesia – Life in Bali Comes to a Standstill

Bali has a booming tourism industry that caters to millions of travellers on any given day; however, the 28th march is not one of them. The 28th marks Nyepi, a Hindu festival mainly practised in Indonesia, which requires observers to spend the day reflecting on life while being completely silent. For 24-hours, no one works, […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-May-2017
Thailand 32nd Happiest Country in the World – Climbing up one Position from 2016

Thailand seems to be living up to its nickname of ‘Land of Smiles’ after being ranked the 32nd happiest country in the world, according to a study released by the United Nations (UN) in honour of International Day of Happiness. The ranking is based around a combination of a country’s life expectancy, GDP per capita, […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-May-2017
Yangon photo festival – showcasing powerful photography

The annual Yangon Photo Festival successfully concluded another year, with a prestigious display of photo-story screenings. Now in its ninth year, the photo festival was held at Maha bandula Park, a central park located near several well-known establishments like the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, for example, a colonial styled heritage hotel in Yangon. The […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 27-Apr-2017
Food & Hospitality Asia Maldives 2017 – all of hospitality under one roof

The event, Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives, also known as FHAM was planned to happen in April but has been postponed to August this year. The new dates for the event will be from the 8th to the 10th of August. This event is open to anyone who is already in and who is interested […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 24-Apr-2017