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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
SpiceJet now Flies Daily to Maldives Capital Male – Offering Convenience to Travellers Visiting Maldives

Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet recently declared that they have extended operations to Male, the capital of the Maldives. Renowned for stunning vacation destinations and international resorts such as PER AQUUM Niyama Maldives, the country is expected to undergo a rapid growth with the expansion of the airline. The airline inaugurated its first flight to the […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 05-May-2017
Turkish Company to Build Maldives’ Largest Mosque

The proposed new mosque is anticipated accommodate up to six-thousand worshippers and will be the largest of its kind in the island nation. The project is funded by Saudi Arabia and is being built by a Turkish contractor who is currently constructing three other facilities in the country. The mosque is scheduled to open sometime […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-May-2017
Maldives Immigration Wins IAIR Award – Innovation Leads to a Prestigious Title

Maldivian government officials, Immigration Controller General, Mr. Mohamed Anwar and Deputy Controller, Abdulla Algeen were recently awarded with an internationally recognised IAIR award. Known as one of the world’s most leading ranking systems, the IAIR award for the “Most innovative high security ePassports and eGates” was accorded to the said officials during a ceremony held […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-May-2017
‘We Need Development’: Maldives Switches Focus from Climate Threat to Mass Tourism

In 2008, the President of Maldives during that time, Mohammed Nasheed, became globally recognised for bold and daring efforts to combat climate change that will result in the island nation being engulfed by the rising ocean. The new President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, believes that instead of focusing on solar-power and reducing carbon emissions, […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-May-2017
Drones Join the Fight Against Climate Change Risks in the Maldives – Help from the Skies

An innovative use of modern technology, drones have been used in Maldives to aid in the fight against the effects of climate change. Initiated by Sanny Jegillos who is a Senior Advisor in Disaster Risk Reduction for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this new project looks to use drones to generate special maps in […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Turkish Company to Construct Largest Mosque in Maldives – A Special Religious Site

Turmaks, a well known contractor based in Turkey, is in the process of building what will be the largest mosque in the Maldives. The project which is expected to be completed by next October will see the addition of a significant landmark to the country. This will no doubt add to the appeal for tourists […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
The Maldives’ UK Visitor Numbers Rise Past 100,000 – An Encouraging Upward Trend

Recently published tourist numbers from 2016, show that tourist arrivals to the Maldives from the UK exceeded 100,000. The official number of these arrivals stands at 101,843, which is close to a 10% increase when compared to UK arrivals in Maldives for the year 2015. In fact, the UK market is amongst the significant contributors […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Sri Lanka’s Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) to Expand to Maldives – Widening its Reach

Based in Sri Lanka, the Institute of Personnel Management or IPM is expanding its presence with plans underway to offer its core services to neighbouring Maldives. IPM is regarded as an expert when it comes to providing education in the fields of people management and HR and will give Maldivians a chance to gain invaluable […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-Apr-2017
Etihad Airways to increase Maldives frequency during peak summer months in 2017 – Expanding services to Maldives

Etihad Airways, the flag carrier and second-largest airline in the UAE, recently announced it was adding another four weekly flights to its Abu Dhabi – Male route. The strategic move will see the airline increase its services by 11 flights per week, between the months of July and September 2017, to better cater to the […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 22-Mar-2017