Category Archives: Interviews

Maldives Resort Butler Training – Opening New Horizons

Following the success of its previous two editions, the International Hotel & Resort Butler Training programme will soon be held again in the Maldives. Organised by the South African Butler Academy, this 6-day specialised training programme will run from 1st to 6th April 2017. Taking place in the capital Male, the training will provide a […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 24-Feb-2017
Adaaran Kurimagu Management Training Programme Launched in the Maldives

A special management training programme conducted and fully sponsored by Adaaran Resorts was recently launched at one of the brand’s properties in the Maldives. Spanning one year, this special programme will give participants a unique opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry. Based on successful completion and performance, candidates will have […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 24-Feb-2017
Colombo International Book Fair – Another Successful Year

The Colombo International Book Fair 2016 took place from the 16th – 25th of September. The event was held at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre and the premises of BMICH. The Book Fair has been a popular event with locals and travellers since it was first held in 1999. The event has always been […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 25-Oct-2016
Galle literary festival – Unveil the Literature Lover in You

In the coastal areas of Sri Lanka, located are the many extravagant Boutique Hotels. Galle is one of the beautiful areas in the south of the country, surrounded by the beautiful beaches and hotels such as the Mosvold Villas, the famous ramparts and in the centre is the fort with ancient styled houses. If you […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 25-Oct-2016
Need Arising to Tackle Climate Change – Time for Action

In December 2015, the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) was held and as many 195 countries agreed to effectively combat climate change. The agreement will be brought into action from 2020 onwards. However, it has been noted that since the talks the world has momentarily taken their minds off climate change. It is important that people […]

By caleb
Date : 27-Aug-2016
Paradise in Peril, Maldives Devastated by Coral Bleaching – Time For Change

Maldives’ tourism industry thrives from its wealth of nature. Mother Nature seems to have been extremely generous towards these islands. However, devastating discoveries have been made! In 2016, two thirds of the coral colonies in the Maldives have turned a deathly pallor. Certain areas have been affected more than others due to coral bleaching as […]

By caleb
Date : 26-Aug-2016
Thailand tourism expected to bounce back after bomb attacks – optimism in the face of turbulence

Following the bomb attacks in Thailand in August, it was predicted that the country would lose more than 200,000 tourist visitors in 2016. The areas affected by the attacks are those that are popular tourist destinations. Phuket and Hua Hin were two spots that felt the effects of the bomb blast to a great extent. […]

By caleb
Date : 25-Aug-2016
Celebrate Anantara’s 15th Birthday with 15 Weeks of Anantara Dream Journeys – A Marvellous Opportunity

Anantara is having a tremendously successful journey since its first luxury resort was opened in Thailand, 2001. Fifteen years on, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has grown to remarkable proportions with the establishment of 35, 5 star luxury resorts in 11 countries. In order that people around the world are given the chance to participate […]

By caleb
Date : 24-Aug-2016
Maldives Warns Coral Bleaching Could Prompt Reef Closure – Prioritizing the Environment

In early 2016, much to the dismay of environmentalists, it was discovered that the corals beneath 1m – 4m of water in the Maldives were turning a sickly white. This was an indication that disturbances to the water are removing algae from the reefs. Algae are a source of food for the corals and this […]

By caleb
Date : 22-Aug-2016
The Residences by Anantara wins Five Star Asia-Pacific Property Award – Well-Deserved Recognition

Anantara’s first branded residences, ‘The Residences’ was awarded five stars at the Asia Pacific Awards in June 2016. This is certainly a remarkable achievement for this Phuket pool residence as the Asia Pacific Property Award is the most prestigious award of its kind in the region. A panel consisting of 70 experts unanimously decided that […]

By caleb
Date : 20-Aug-2016