After the festive season is over, it is essential you get back in shape, and rid of that extra holiday weight in time for your vacation in the tropical islands. After all, you are going to be wearing minimal clothing, and mostly bikinis and swimsuits in the sunny, remote Maldivian resorts.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has appointed Peter Nilsson as General Manager effective from today. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing hotel operations and will lead the team in maintaining the resort’s standing as a premier luxury destination in the Indian Ocean.
After the recent celebrations among the properties of LUX* Resorts for the first year anniversary of the group, LUX* Maldives showcases a thrilling Christmas and New Year program for its guests featuring pop up ice cream parlours, film screenings on the beach, special treats such as messages in bottles and honesty secret bars or unforgettable experiences tailor made for the most discerning guests.
W Retreat & Spa Maldives has been included as one of the “20 Best Hotel Pool’s Worldwide” by Holiday & Lifestyle Magazine in their December 2012 publication.
Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation together with 9 Companies from the Maldives Tourism Industry is currently showcasing its dive and travel products in Hong Kong Diving Resort Travel Expo (DRT). Maldives delegation consists of representatives from 5 resorts and 4 travel agencies. The Expo which started yesterday is participated by tourism boards, resort operators, dive operators, marine conservatives, dive equipment manufacturers and suppliers from Asia pacific region highlighting beach holiday experiences.
The Maldives has been awarded as the “World’s Leading Island Destination”, at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2012 which was held the Oberoi Gurgaon, New Delhi, India
W Retreat & Spa Maldives has been named the Best Worldwide Resort Hotel at The Sunday Times Travel Magazine Readers’ Awards 2012 – held in London, 3 December 2012.
Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) extends the deadline of ‘Sunny Side in Frames’ photo competition until 25 June 2013 before 1430hrs. The main purpose of extending the time limit is to allow more photographers to join the competition and to allow them to pool of new destination pictures.
The Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation together with the Maldives tourism industry is currently participating at the Travel Turkey Izmir fair which started in Izmir, Turkey on the 6th of December and ends today, 9th December 2012.16 co-exhibiting partner companies with 24 representatives from the tourism industry of Maldives are being represented at the Maldives Stand.
The Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC) held a meeting yesterday with all the major airlines to discuss the Marketing Activities planned for the coming year 2013. Meeting was held at MMPRC at 10:00am.
Filmed on location at W Retreat & Spa – Maldives using 35mm film; "The Mirror Between Us” directed by Kahlil Joseph is a story of two young women embarking on a dream-like adventure through the islands of the Maldives. The scars of living through a Los Angeles earthquake remain, but they find hope anew when they visit W Retreat & Spa -Maldives. Check out the short film at http://goo.gl/DgLsi
Asia continues to be the driving force in global tourism. According to the latest ITB World Travel Trends Report, this year the number of outbound trips from Asia rose by seven per cent, due in part to rising wages. Yet again, the most frequent travellers came from China and Japan, both countries reporting double-digit growth in outbound travel.
Per AQUUM announced that its newest property NIYAMA Maldives won Best New Sensation at the Tatler Travel Awards held at the Ritz Hotel, London on 26th November 2012.
Flight connections to the Maldives is getting better and better. Korean Air is launching scheduled flights from South Korea to the Maldives.
Christmas and New Year is renowned for certain excesses of food, drinks and parties. Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa has a fabulously addictive new purification programme on its spa menu. Banish those toxins in a tropical paradise and be pampered with traditional Ayurvedic treatments from morning to night.
Accommodation at the new Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is available for booking online from now onwards for stays beginning from February 15, 2013, when the resort will open.
WWF congratulated the Maldives Pole and Line Skipjack Fishery for becoming the first Indian Ocean tuna fishery to receive certification according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standards. WWF has been an active supporter of the Maldives aspirations for certification, as well as an active player throughout the whole assessment and accreditation process.
- Maldives welcomes Indian low-cost airlines SpiceJet
- ‘Dusit Dream Holiday’ offers chance of vacation at Dusit Thani Maldives
- Conrad Maldives introduces whaleshark voluntourism
- A Romantic Gastronomic Affair
- Conrad Maldives collects two awards: ‘Most Innovative Spa’ at Asia Spa Awards and receives The Agoda ‘Gold Circle of Excellence’