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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
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
2018 FIVB Women’s World Volleyball Championship Qualification Tournaments – Maldives set to host this volleyball tournament

Maldives was confirmed as the host country for the FIVB Women’s World Volleyball Championship Qualification Tournament of AVC Central Zone that took place from 27th January to 29th January 2017. The Championship that is set to take place in 2018 will feature a number of countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, India and Uzbekistan, who have […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 16-Mar-2017
Maldives Switches from Climate Threat to Mass Tourism – Paradise Isle Changes it Approach to Tackling Climate Change

In a staggering change of approach and government attitude towards what has been a national issue for decades the incoming Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen suggested a drastic shift in the country’s environmental policy to tackle climate change. As an archipelago which has faced rising sea levels and the threat of submersion in the recent past, […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 07-Mar-2017
The Opening of Gan Airport to Boost Tourism in Maldives – Helping to Increase Tourist Arrivals

A move that that is expected to increase the number of tourist arrivals, the Gan Airport was opened recently in the Maldives. While the main Malé International Airport handles the bulk of the flights entering the country, this new airport is expected to not only add to the available options, but also provide convenient internal […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Mar-2017
Maldives Top 5 Activities: It is Impossible to Get Bored – Have fun While Relaxing

Being a tropical nation perfectly positioned amidst the Indian Ocean, the Maldives archipelago has a lot to offer, making the island nation the best option for a fun yet relaxing holiday. Whether you plan on staying at a high-end resort such as the Anantara Veli Maldives Resort or even if you’re opting for simple, budget […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Mar-2017