Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives is now open. Receiving its first guests on the 14th December, the ultra luxury resort catering for couples, families and small groups is the second Jumeirah property to open in the Maldives this year. Located a mere 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport, Jumeirah Vittaveli is a convenient option for travellers visiting the Maldives. Nestled in...
Allied Insurance Company of the Maldives has announced that they will be introducing an insurance package specially designed for divers among tourists. Managing Director of Allied Insurance, Abdul Wahid Thaufeeq said that the insurance package will cover the damages due to accidents during diving. “We are looking into further possibilities of insurance packages. Right now we are trying to develop and...
For 16 years UNICEF and Starwood Hotels and Resorts have been working together to raise funds for the worlds most vulnerable children with over USS7 million raised since the program began. The UNICEF Check Out for Children Challenge is a staff fundraising competition between the various Starwood Hotels which began in 2003 and continues to gather strong support throughout Starwood...
The Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) today revealed the country’s new tourism slogan and logo, after over a year-long consultation and design process, involving industry and government. The new slogan is ‘Maldives – Always Natural’, which is accompanied by a logo highlighting the country’s unique natural characteristics. “The slogan and logo are designed to underscore the outstanding natural beauty of...
Etihad Airways has launched flights to two very exotic Indian Ocean island destinations the Maldives and the Seychelles making them 67th and 68th destinations on Etihads global network, respectively. The airline hopes the flights will be popular among holiday makers from the UAE and those travelling from Europe with a stopover in Abu Dhabi. Both Maldives and the Seychelles are top...