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What Travellers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Maldives
News Beat

What Travellers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Maldives

23 Mar 2020
The Maldives Government is putting a number of measures in place to ensure residents and tourists stay safe during the coronavirus crisis. Emergency action has been taken to help stop the spread of the virus in the Maldives.
Maldives Tours: Pick of the Best Snorkelling Trips
Experiences

Maldives Tours: Pick of the Best Snorkelling Trips

5 Feb 2020
The Maldives is one of the world’s top destinations for snorkelling and diving, and travellers come from far and wide to experience the rich life under its turquoise waves. The vibrant coral reefs make the Maldives a haven for snorkelling and diving.
Maldives Coral Springs Back to Life
Travel Tips

Maldives Coral Springs Back to Life

18 Jan 2020
The Maldives’ coral reefs are showing a surprising recovery from the effects of climate change. Now almost everywhere baby corals are emerging, giving hope that the reefs will return to their former splendour.
Maldives: Arrivals from Europe Still Trending Upwards
News Beat

Maldives: Arrivals from Europe Still Trending Upwards

30 Nov 2019
When Maldives opened to tourism, the first visitors were from Europe. Tourists come mainly from Europe and Asia. In particular, Europeans represent 47.5 percent of market share and tourists from Asia and the Pacific account for 42.7 percent.
Adapting to Climate Change: New Grant Scheme for the Maldives
News Beat

Adapting to Climate Change: New Grant Scheme for the Maldives

21 Nov 2019
Communities in the Maldives are being empowered to tackle the effects of climate change with the help of a new grants programme. Funded by AusAID and managed by UNDP Maldives.
Zero-Plastic: How The Maldives is Cleaning Up Its Ocean
News Beat

Zero-Plastic: How The Maldives is Cleaning Up Its Ocean

3 Nov 2019
The Maldives is aiming to become a global leader in sustainability, after announcing new measures to tackle plastic waste. The Maldives government has passed an ambitious law to ban single-use plastics nationwide by 2025.
Spirit of Halloween in the Maldives
Travel Tips

Spirit of Halloween in the Maldives

31 Oct 2019
Maldives resorts celebrate Halloween to entertain their guests; but for some Maldivians, belief in the supernatural and occult is still a serious business.
Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019
News Beat

Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019

26 Oct 2019
With its lush nature, crystal-clear waters and luxurious resorts, Maldives has an excellent reputation as a high-end exotic destination.
US Equity Giant Set to Buy Three Maldives Resort Islands
News Beat

US Equity Giant Set to Buy Three Maldives Resort Islands

17 Oct 2019
US private equity giant Blackstone is continuing its investment in the Maldives, following a multi-million dollar purchase earlier this year. Blackstone bought Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in February this year...
Maldives Breaks World Free-diving Record
News Beat

Maldives Breaks World Free-diving Record

2 Oct 2019
The Maldives breaks the world record for ‘The most people freediving simultaneously’. During the Neyvaa event at Baros Maldives lagoon, representatives of Guinness World Records officially declared the new world record.
Maldives to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Tourism Values
News Beat

Maldives to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Tourism Values

27 Sep 2019
Maldives aiming to raise awareness on values of tourism among the global community, joining the celebration of the World Tourism Day this year, theme of this year, ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’.
Maldives Aims to Grow the Number of Airports for Easy Access
News Beat

Maldives Aims to Grow the Number of Airports for Easy Access

12 Sep 2019
In recent years, the Maldives has made large investments in infrastructure. As a result, several new airports have been developed. The Maldives has built up an efficient network...
Ambitious Airport Project Brings Premium Flights to The Maldives
News Beat

Ambitious Airport Project Brings Premium Flights to The Maldives

1 Sep 2019
The Maldives is a dream holiday destination for travellers looking for tropical beauty, serenity and luxury. This project will transform VIA into a world-class facility.
How Maldives Tourism Discovered and Who were the First Visitors
Stories

How Maldives Tourism Discovered and Who were the First Visitors

23 Aug 2019
When George Corbin first arrived in the Maldives he knew he couldn't wait to pad barefoot along the beaches of the coral-fringed archipelago once again.
Maldives Resort Day Tours: Pick of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts
Experiences

Maldives Resort Day Tours: Pick of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts

13 Aug 2019
Maldives is the ultimate destination for travellers searching for spectacular natural beauty and five star luxury. Hop over for true Maldives experience.
Sustainability, the key for Maldives' Tourism Growth
News Beat

Sustainability, the key for Maldives' Tourism Growth

3 Aug 2019
Maldives unveiled the Fifth Tourism Master Plan covering the years 2020-2025. As a world-renowned luxury, exotic destination, tourism is the first source of revenue for the country.
Unique Location in the Maldives to See Manta rays and Whale sharks
News Beat

Unique Location in the Maldives to See Manta rays and Whale sharks

26 Jul 2019
In recent years the Maldives has earned a reputation as one the best places in the world for diving. This is hardly a surprise as the country...
How Tropical Archipelago of Maldives will Survive
Travel Tips

How Tropical Archipelago of Maldives will Survive

16 Jul 2019
While providing a beautiful, almost other-worldly backdrop to a relaxing holiday in the Maldives, coral reefs may also have a role...

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