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All aboard Maldives… the Sultans way

All aboard Maldives… the Sultans way

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
The colourful underwater world of the Maldives: Experience the fascination of manta rays with the Sultans way

The colourful underwater world of the Maldives: Experience the fascination of manta rays with the Sultans way

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
World Tourism Day 2013 - promoting tourism’s role in water preservation

World Tourism Day 2013 - promoting tourism’s role in water preservation

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
Centara Ras Fushi Maldives open only 6 weeks and voted no. 1 resort in North Male Atoll

Centara Ras Fushi Maldives open only 6 weeks and voted no. 1 resort in North Male Atoll

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
World Travel Awards winners triumph in the Maldives

World Travel Awards winners triumph in the Maldives

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
World Travel Awards arrives in Maldives

World Travel Awards arrives in Maldives

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
Exclusive inclusives in the Indian Ocean

Exclusive inclusives in the Indian Ocean

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 to open third Maldives resort

Centara to open third Maldives resort

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
President of Vanilla Islands, Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles, congratulates Mauritius for reiterating the call for Maldives to join the Indian Ocean Regional Organization

President of Vanilla Islands, Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles, congratulates Mauritius for reiterating the call for Maldives to join the Indian Ocean Regional Organization

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
Go cashless in luxury with Centara Maldives Ultimate All-Inclusive

Go cashless in luxury with Centara Maldives Ultimate All-Inclusive

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
Online bookings now begin as Centara’s new Ras Fushi Maldives Resort schedules opening for February 15

Online bookings now begin as Centara’s new Ras Fushi Maldives Resort schedules opening for February 15

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
agoda.com provides tropical hotel deals in the fragile Maldives

agoda.com provides tropical hotel deals in the fragile Maldives

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 Maldives named Leading Family Resort in Travel Agent Awards

Centara Grand Island Maldives named Leading Family Resort in Travel Agent Awards

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
Seychelles and Maldives discuss the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

Seychelles and Maldives discuss the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization

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 launches Facebook campaign: The Ultimate Life – Cashless Castaway on a Tropical Island to promote its new Ultimate All-Inclusive package in the Maldives

Centara launches Facebook campaign: The Ultimate Life – Cashless Castaway on a Tropical Island to promote its new Ultimate All-Inclusive package in the Maldives

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
Maldives local travel agents honors the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

Maldives local travel agents honors the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

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
Ultimate all-inclusive just keeps getting better and better

Ultimate all-inclusive just keeps getting better and better

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
Centara Hotels and Resorts announces promotion of Voytek Klasicki to Area Manager of the Maldives

Centara Hotels and Resorts announces promotion of Voytek Klasicki to Area Manager of the Maldives

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
Centara upgrades to a cashless island experience at Maldives

Centara upgrades to a cashless island experience at Maldives

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
Green Globe re-certifies Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, Maldives

Green Globe re-certifies Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, Maldives

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
Luxury Maldives holiday will go to winner of Centara's Fun in the Sun Holiday photo contest

Luxury Maldives holiday will go to winner of Centara's Fun in the Sun Holiday photo contest

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
Reethi Beach Resort wins Travelife Gold status for sustainability

Reethi Beach Resort wins Travelife Gold status for sustainability

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
agoda.com – up to 50 percent off the Maldives: from USD45 per night

agoda.com – up to 50 percent off the Maldives: from USD45 per night

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
Baa Atoll recognized as UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve at Reethi Beach Resort

Baa Atoll recognized as UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve at Reethi Beach Resort

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
agoda.com showcases new resorts in the Maldives

agoda.com showcases new resorts in the Maldives

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
Seychelles and Maldives Ministers responsible for tourism and culture meet

Seychelles and Maldives Ministers responsible for tourism and culture meet

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
Green Globe Certifies Anantara Veli Resort and Spa Maldives

Green Globe Certifies Anantara Veli Resort and Spa Maldives

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 to open second Maldives resort in 2012

Centara to open second Maldives resort in 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 Maldives resort wins Virgin Holidays Golden Award

Centara Maldives resort wins Virgin Holidays Golden Award

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
Seychelles and Maldives tourism meet to discuss joint actions

Seychelles and Maldives tourism meet to discuss joint actions

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
Seychelles and Maldives seek closer maritime cooperation

Seychelles and Maldives seek closer maritime cooperation

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
Agoda.com Maldives super summer deals from US119 per night

Agoda.com Maldives super summer deals from US119 per night

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 Maldives offers underwater wedding package

Centara Maldives offers underwater wedding package

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 Maldives offers free night

Centara Maldives offers free night

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
Anantara Kihavah Villas in Maldives certified Green Globe

Anantara Kihavah Villas in Maldives certified Green Globe

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
Make the most of the Maldives with Agoda.com and Bangkok Airways

Make the most of the Maldives with Agoda.com and Bangkok Airways

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
Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu wins the World Travel Award - “The Maldives Leading Resort”

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu wins the World Travel Award - “The Maldives Leading Resort”

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
Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives hit awards jackpot

Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives hit awards jackpot

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 appoints accredited auditor for Sri Lanka and Maldives Islands

Green Globe Certification appoints accredited auditor for Sri Lanka and Maldives Islands

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 announces its new website with a competition to win a holiday for life

Coco Palm Resorts announces its new website with a competition to win a holiday for life

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
Club Coco Palm at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi

Club Coco Palm at Coco Palm Bodu Hithi

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
Centara Hotels and Resorts announces new managed resort in the Maldives

Centara Hotels and Resorts announces new managed resort in the Maldives

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 scores a century in India!

SriLankan Airlines scores a century in India!

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

THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS TO BE FOUND IN THE MALDIVES THIS SUMMER

HILTON MALDIVES PRESENTS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO FIND HAPPINESSThe Maldives, 10 May 2007 – 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



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