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29 Apr 2009

Water Sports center opened in Kuda Bandos

A water sports center and water sports school aimed at Maldivians have been opened in Kuda Bandos. Mohamed Mazin, one of the directors of the facility, informed that internationally recognized certificates would be awarded to those completing various courses offered at the facility. He said such cer [...]
29 Apr 2009

Top travel magazine ranks Diva Maldives best Indian Ocean hotel

Diva, Naïade’s luxury resort in the Maldives, has obtained a new prestigious recognition. The renowned Condé Nast Traveller has announced its 2009 Hot List. Of all the hotels in the Indian Ocean, Diva is in first place in this ranking. Diva ranks 14th in the Hot List. The Hot List [...]
16 Apr 2009

Summer Promotion at Angsana Velavaru

This summer, Angsana Velavaru, Maldives gives you USD100 worth of reasons to enjoy the very best of your Maldives holiday! Angsana Velavaru brings you to the heart of adventure in the Maldives with a special deal bundled with your stay that gives you access to whole host of activities – inclu [...]
15 Apr 2009

Maldives to honor Queen Elizabeth II

President Nasheed had said that during his recent meeting with Queen Elizabeth II, he had expressed Maldives desire to bestow Queen a decoration. During a press conference held after the conclusion of President’s visit to UK, he said that he hasn’t brought the kind of Award that had alr [...]
15 Apr 2009

Saying I DO in the Maldives

With its long stretches of powdery white sand and sparkling turquoise waters, the Maldives has everything it takes to become a top wedding destination. And that is precisely what incumbent president, Mohamed Nasheed, envisions for the Maldivian tourism industry. The president made the bold announc [...]
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31 May 2009

Top Surfers from 20 countries to compete at Pasta Point

The most striking event on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS), the ASP WQS 6-Star PRIME Sri Lankan Airlines [...]

31 May 2009

W Retreat and Spa Maldives receives top awards

W Retreat & Spa, Maldives have announced that it has received five awards from Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia/Pacific Division’s 2008 &ldq [...]

29 May 2009

BA launches Gatwick to Maldives and Sharm El Sheik routes

British Airways is to launch services from Gatwick to Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt and the Maldives from October 25 this year. The services will run thr [...]

29 May 2009

British girl names coral reef in Maldives

A 10-year-old British girl has won the right to name a threatened coral reef in the Maldives in a competition to highlight the plight of the islands d [...]

27 May 2009

Maldives’ first boutique luxury resort to open in August 2009

Maldives is set to be home to a boutique luxury resort, Alila Villas Hadahaa, which will be first property on Gaafu Alifu (North Huvadhoo) Atoll in th [...]

27 May 2009

Islander unearths Buddhist relics

A pre-Islamic stupa was discovered by an islander beneath his house in Raa atoll Ungolitheem on Monday while digging to build a well. Yoosuf Adam, 50 [...]

26 May 2009

Norwegian Ambassador calls on the President

The Ambassador of Norway to the Maldives, Tore Hattrem has paid a courtesy call on President Nasheed. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon at the [...]

25 May 2009

2 Maldives resorts in the top 10 beach resorts worldwide

2 of the Maldives resorts are listed in the top 10 beach resorts world wide by UK based website Jumeirah Beach Hotel,Dubai is listed [...]

22 May 2009

Fishing Zones to be opened up soon

All regions of the country would soon be opened up to facilitate private parties to purchase fish directly from fishermen, President Mohamed Nasheed h [...]

22 May 2009

President meets visiting World Bank delegation

President Mohamed Nasheed has on Tuesday afternoon met with the visiting World Bank delegation. Speaking at the meeting, the President briefed the me [...]

15 May 2009

Maldives participates in 2009 World Ocean Conference

The Maldives is currently participating in the World Ocean Conference 2009 (WOC 2009) being held in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The World Ocea [...]

06 May 2009

President to receive 2009 Anna Lindh Prize

The Anna Lindh Memorial Fund on Wednesday has named President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed as the winner of the annual Anna Lindh Prize for his efforts [...]

01 May 2009

MTDC demands return of Herethere Resort

A letter demanding the return of Herethere Resort was sent by the government-owned Maldives Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to Yacht Tours yest [...]

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