The Maldives bedazzle visitors with clear blue skies, white sandy beaches and virgin tropical islands teeming with natural beauty all around. The impressive and reputed marine life, wide range of water sports and the laid back slow lifestyle on these … July 24, 2014
Mantas have been known as one of the most beautiful and graceful swimmers in the seas. Watching them glide through the water or simply to come in contact with them has become a truly fascinating and desired experience by the avid diver. Experience the … August 29, 2013
Centered on the theme “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future,” World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 will underline tourism´s responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world´s vital water resources. The Maldives will host the official … June 4, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, which opened only on April 15 of this year, is ranking number one on TripAdvisor among a total of 31 resort hotels in North Male Atoll.
The adult-focused resort has gained most of its reviews … May 14, 2013
Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles, and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives, on May 12, 2013.
The … May 12, 2013
The "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in the Maldives for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa on May 12, 2013.
Internationally recognized performers will entertain a 300 strong audience of Travel … May 10, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand’s fast-rising star on the international hospitality horizon, it all began in the Maldives. Although fully inclusive accommodation was not a new concept, Centara decided to sprinkle some five-star-dust over their Centara … April 19, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts will open its third resort in the Maldives during the latter half of 2014, following the signing of a management contract with Maldivian company RPI Private Ltd.
Centara Hudhufushi Resort & Spa is currently under design and … March 8, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, has congratulated Mauritius for reiterating the call by the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization for Maldives to join the Vanilla Islands. Minister St.Ange of the … January 16, 2013
The Maldives is one of the world’s dream destinations and can be enjoyed without taking cash with you by reserving an Ultimate All-Inclusive rate at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives.
Room rates start at US$607.50 per night for 2 persons … January 10, 2013
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.
Introductory rates begin at US$288 per night for an Oceanfront … November 29, 2012
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing sunny winter deals on hotels in the Maldives, one of the most beautiful – and endangered – countries on Earth.
Known … November 14, 2012
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has been named Leading Family Resort in the GMR Maldives Travel Awards organized by the Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators (MATATO) recently.
MATATO represents more than 50 travel agents … November 13, 2012
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Minister Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor, the Maldives Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, used their time at the World Travel Market (WTM) Tourism Trade Fair in London … November 9, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a Facebook campaign in which participants are asked to list three items for their luxury and ultimate lifestyle if they were castaway on a tropical island.
This campaign is part of the promotion of the new Ultimate … October 5, 2012
MALE, Maldives – The Maldives Association for Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) honored the travel and tourism industry with the first ever Maldives Travel Awards.
The grand awarding ceremony was held on September 28, 2012 at Paradise Island … October 2, 2012
In conjunction with a new all-inclusive concept launching at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives in November, the resort will further enhance its beverage offering at the same time and after extensive review with guests on what makes the perfect … September 25, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Voytek Klasicki from General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives to Area Manager of the Maldives and General Manager of Centara Grand … August 29, 2012
Guests arriving at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives from November 1, 2012 can leave both their shoes and their cash behind, because from that date the resort begins its Ultimate All-Inclusive experience.
Although Centara has always featured … August 21, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort in the Maldives. Since the initial onsite audit two years ago, the property implemented a number of improvements and far exceeds the required certification … August 2, 2012
Holidaymakers eager to show off their sun-soaked photographs of family and friends having fun, have the chance to share their favorite pictures on the Facebook fan page of Centara Hotels & Resorts and win themselves a holiday at a luxury Centara resort.
Fun … July 25, 2012
For several years now, Reethi Beach Resort (RBR) has been consciously pursuing environment-friendly actions and policies, but as is usual with all good things, it took a long time for these actions and their results to be noticed by the world outside. … June 13, 2012
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced up to 50 percent off rates in the Maldives.
The pin-up destination for tropical holidays, the Maldives, are sometimes … May 30, 2012
Reethi Beach Resort in the Maldives is proud to announce that Baa Atoll has been recognized as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The status was bestowed on the atoll on April 23 in recognition of the outstanding natural values of Baa Atoll, through the … May 2, 2012
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced the addition of 5 new properties to its resort listings in the Maldives.
A nation composed almost entirely of paradise … April 4, 2012
Ahmed Adheed Abdul Gafoor, the Maldives Minister responsible for Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles newly-appointed Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, took the opportunity of the ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin for … March 9, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of the Anantara Veli Resort & Spa Maldives for its environmental, social, and cultural sustainability achievements. Located on the island Veligandu in the South Male Atoll of the … March 5, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts will open its second property in the Maldives in late 2012, the Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa, set on Giraavaru Island in North Male Atoll just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport.
The new resort is owned … February 6, 2012
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has won the Golden Award 2011 for Best Hotel-Indian Ocean, presented by Virgin Holidays.
The resort is operated by Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest operator of hotels.
The award was presented … December 1, 2011
Minister Thoyyib Mohamed, the Maldives Minister of State for Tourism, Arts and Culture, met with Mr. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, in the presence of Mr. Lambert Bonne, the Maldives Consul based in Seychelles.
The meeting, … August 7, 2011
The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, welcomed the Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed at State House this afternoon, as part of the first official visit of President Nasheed to the Seychelles islands. President Nasheed will be attending the opening … August 5, 2011
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has secured some unbelievable rates for the Maldives.
Located in the Indian Ocean just south of Sri Lanka, the Maldives are about … July 14, 2011
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has introduced an underwater wedding package that provides an unforgettable setting against a background of the picturesque Kudhimaa Wreck, with its colorful marine life.
The Kudhimaa underwater wedding package … July 11, 2011
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has a special summer offer in which guests staying between April 28 and July 31, 2011 pay for two nights and receive the third night free of charge, with all benefits included. During this period, the rate … April 5, 2011
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced the certification of Anantara Kihavah Villas, Maldives. Located on the Baa Atoll island archipelago, Anantara Kihavah Villas is on the frontline of ecological preservation, battling against … February 24, 2011
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc., makes the Maldives more accessible through a partnership with boutique airline, Bangkok Airways.
Committed to providing convenient, easy-to-book … December 15, 2010
The Coco Palm Resorts is delighted to announce that Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has won the prestigious World Travel Award in the Maldives Leading Resort category. This award is the latest in a long list of international awards for Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu including … July 12, 2010
LONDON, England - Mauritius, Seychelles, and the Maldives scooped the majority of key overall awards for the Indian Ocean in this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards.
It was a night of elation – and disappointment for some – at the World Travel … July 7, 2010
Green Globe Certification continues to build and develop its global presence with the appointment of STING Consultant’s CEO Ruchi Gunewardene, as its accredited auditor for Sri Lanka and Maldives Islands.
Guido Bauer, CEO of Green Globe Certification, … July 6, 2010
Coco Palm Resorts – the original Maldivian hotel brand - is set to launch its stunning new website on 21st January 2010, featuring many additional elements and incredible photography to enhance the customer experience. To mark the launch, Coco Palm … January 21, 2010
We are pleased to announce the launch of the exclusive Club Coco Palm at the Escape Water Residences from the 1st of January 2009. Guests who book the Escape Water Residences at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi will enjoy an extensive range of club benefits.Guests … March 27, 2009
BANGKOK, Thailand (September 2, 2008) - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, has announced it will invest in and manage a new property in the Maldives, which will be the first property of Centara Hotels & Resorts outside of Thailand, … September 2, 2008
SriLankan Airlines is proud to become the first foreign airline to operate one hundred flights per week to India.
The airline is celebrating this achievement by offering 1,100 return tickets between Colombo and its 11 Indian destinations at an incredible … November 27, 2007
HILTON MALDIVES PRESENTS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO FIND HAPPINESSThe Maldives, 10 May 2007 â€“ The Spa Retreat at the Hilton Maldives [a 21-villa destination spa within the six-star resort] has unveiled one of its most revitalizing treatments … May 10, 2007