PATA to host its second ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ in the Maldives on November 22, 2018

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to stage its second ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ in the Maldives on November 22, 2018. The event, with the theme ‘Growth Hacking: How to Scale Your Business Exponentially, is organised in partnership with the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour… Read the full press release

Oman Air resumes its service between Muscat and Malé in the Maldives

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, resumed its service between Muscat and Malé in the Maldives on 28th October. The service is operated by the new B737 –MAX 8 aircraft. Oman Air flights from Muscat to Maldives will operate on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives to host acrobats, Santa Claus and spectacular fireworks show for the holidays

Luxury resort to host acrobats, Santa Claus and spectacular fireworks show  Maldives, Indonesia, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Vittaveli’s festive programme will evolve around an exciting ‘Circus’ theme this year. A host of entertainers, magicians and acrobats will make their entry in the Maldives, promising a celebration in the style of The Greatest Showman! Jumeirah Vittaveli will celebrate… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Maldives — The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

The Opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Signals a New Wave of Well-being on the Tropical Archipelago Oasis Maldives, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts today (10/12/2018) announced the anticipated opening of the brand’s first hotel in the Republic of Maldives with the opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort…. Read the full press release

Australian Josh Kerr won the opening round single-fin division at the 2018 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Republic of Maldives, 2018-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy has kicked off in stunning conditions with Australian Josh Kerr taking out the opening round single-fin division. Sultans turned it on for the opening day of the world’s most luxurious surfing event with clean 4-to-6 foot waves rifling… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts & Hotels announces further sustainable tourism developments in the Maldives

Belle Mare, Mauritius, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* Resorts & Hotels is set to significantly boost its green footprint, Travel Gold Life and Green Globe certifications with further sustainable tourism developments announced in the Maldives, following their Australian Roadshow 9-20 July. The new initiatives build on the brand’s global Tread Lightly program which targets a carbon… Read the full press release

Oman Air brings back its service between Muscat and Malé, Maldives this October

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will resume its service between Muscat and Malé in the Maldives this October. Flights to the Maldives with Oman Air will recommence for the 2018-19 winter season from 28 October 2018. The service will be operated by… Read the full press release

MATATO President Abdulla Ghiyas and one of the most active NGOs in the Maldives named as the 2018 PATA Face of the Future

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Abdulla Ghiyas, President of the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) – one of the most active NGOs in the Maldives dedicated to fostering and promoting the sub industry of local travel agents, is today named as the 2018 PATA Face of the Future. This is the… Read the full press release

Maldives named World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination and World’s leading Dive Destination

Male’, Maldives, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives wins the prestigious position of World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination and World’s leading Dive Destination at the 24th annual World Travel Awards and Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination at the 3rd annual World Spa Awards held alongside with the World Travel Awards Grand Finale. The awards were received… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline ever to fly Airbus A350 to the Maldives

Award-winning airline launches its Airbus A350 starting 31 October Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move that makes history, Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it is the first airline ever to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017, Saturday 8th July in the Maldives

LONDON, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Excitement is building for this year’s World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 as the travel industry’s leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives. The five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef will welcome hospitality leaders… Read the full press release

Experience luxurious, secluded haven in one of the world’s most pristine locations at Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, Baa Atoll

Maldives, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, recently opened the world’s first exclusive-use hideaway in a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve: Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, Baa Atoll. Open as of December 1, 2016, Voavah is capturing the attention of families and groups… Read the full press release

Maldives to host the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2016 at Olhuveli Beach Resort & Spa, 2nd December 2016

Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives received the honour of hosting the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2016. As this year marks the 23rd anniversary of the World Travel Awards, the prestigious event is set to take place at Olhuveli Beach Resort & Spa on the 2nd December… Read the full press release

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi recognized as the Leading wellness & Spa Hotel/Resort in the Maldives and South Asia

Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has accomplished an exceptional award along with recognition on a regional scale in the South Asian Travel Awards 2016 as the Leading wellness & Spa Hotel / Resort in both the Maldives and South Asia. “We are proud to receive SATA… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts & Hotels opens its newest resort LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives

LUX* Resorts & Hotels opens its newest resort LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives   Belle Mare, Mauritius, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — World-renowned luxury resort and hotel operator LUX* Resorts & Hotels is known for a different style of holidaying – a lighter, brighter way of celebrating life – and its newest resort… Read the full press release

InterContinental to open first resort in the Maldives on the island of Maamunagau

Second Maldives resort by IHG and Hotel Properties Limited to open on Maamunagau island DENHAM, UK, 2016-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Hotel Properties Limited (“HPL”) to open a new InterContinental resort on the island of Maamunagau in the Maldives…. Read the full press release

Maldives wins Italia Travel Awards for Best Beach Destination

Malé, Maldives, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Annual Italia Travel Awards took place on the 26th May 2016 evening. The venue of this year’s ceremony was the elegant Roman Aquarium located in the heart of the Italy’s capital Rome. The event began in evening with a Guest reception at 7:00 PM followed by Gala… Read the full press release

SwimTrek heads to the Maldives!

Hulhumale Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2016-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a swimming paradise look no further; SwimTrek in conjunction with Secret Paradise Maldives are heading to the Maldives!  Join them for a liveaboard escape to the country of 26 coral atolls containing well over a thousand palm fringed islands. SwimTrek was founded in 2000 by Simon Murie who… Read the full press release

Kurumba Maldives awarded Maldives’ Leading Resort 2016 and Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel 2016 at the 2016 World Travel Awards

MALDIVES, 2016-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Kurumba Maldives is proud to announce that they have been awarded two accolades in the 2016 World Travel Awards as follows: Maldives’ Leading Resort 2016 Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel 2016 The first award highlights Kurumba as Maldives’ Leading Resort, which is presented to the best 4.5 to high… Read the full press release

China’s World Table Tennis champion Jiang Jialiang in Maldives for 24 hours Table Tennis marathon to celebrate World Table Tennis Day

MALDIVES, 2016-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Table Tennis Association of Maldives has organized a 24 hours Table Tennis marathon to celebrate World Table Tennis Day, today at Rasfannu. This “World Table Tennis For All Day 2016” marathon is joined by China’s Table Tennis Pro and World Table Tennis champion Jiang Jialiang. This event will… Read the full press release

Maldives at the World Trade Market Africa Edition in Cape Town, 6 -8 April 2016

MALDIVES, 2016-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives is currently participating in the World Trade Market Africa Edition, held at the heart of Cape Town, in South Africa from 6 -8 April 2016. The Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC) together with the tourism industry sums up to a total of 5 co-exhibiting companies and… Read the full press release

Two awards for Maldives at Dive and Travel Awards 2016

MALDIVES, 2016-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives won the first prize for the Reader’s Choice Dreaming Area award and the second prize for Reader’s Choice Best Diving Area, Overseas award at the Dive and Travel Awards 2016 which took place at the Marine Dive Fair 2016. The Maldives Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, joined this opening… Read the full press release

Maldives to present at the 47th International Boat Show Düsseldorf 2016, from January 23rd – 31st

MALDIVES, 2016-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be participating in 47th International Boat Show Düsseldorf 2016 to be hosted in Germany from January 23rd – 31st. This is one of the largest sea sports exhibitions. BOOT fair is a consumer fair targeted to sea sport enthusiasts and diving. At this event, visitors can inspect,… Read the full press release

Maldives welcomes its first tourist with free holiday as part of its Visit Maldives Year 2016 campaign

MALDIVES, 2016-1-7 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation together with Ministry of Tourism commenced the Visit Maldives Year 2016 campaign today, the 1st January 2016 by welcoming the very first tourist to visit the country of the new celebratory year. In an event organized to honour and mark the… Read the full press release

Government of Maldives lifted State of Emergency; welcomes tourists and holiday makers

MALDIVES, 2015-11-16 — /Travel PR News/ — This is to inform that the State of Emergency declared by the Government of Maldives on 4 November 2015 has been lifted today, 10 November 2015. The Government assures the tourism and travel trade that all tourism related businesses are operating and the Maldives welcomes tourists and holiday… Read the full press release

Maldives organized Familiarisation trip for the Indian main stream media

MALDIVES, 2015-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC) together with the Maldives PR representative to India, Think Strawberries, has organized a Familiarisation trip for the Indian main stream media. This FAM trip kicked off with the group’s arrival at Meeru Island Resort & Spa on 9th September. They were greeted… Read the full press release

Maldives: Maamigilli Island to host 3rd Annual Maldives Whale Shark festival on 29th August 2015 in South Ari Atoll

MALDIVES, 2015-8-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 3rd Annual Maldives Whale Shark festival is taking place on the 29th August 2015 in South Ari Atoll, hosted by Maamigilli Island. We, at Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) are supporting the 2015 Whale Shark Festival as Festival Partners because we believe that only through… Read the full press release

Maldives won three awards at the National Dive Travel Awards at the Marine Dive Fair held in Japan, Tokyo

MALDIVES, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives has won three awards at the National Dive Travel Awards, at the Marine Dive Fair held in Japan , Tokyo from 3-5 April 2015. Maldives was once again selected as the “Best Dream Destination” at the Marine Diving Awards 2015. This is the 15th consecutive time that… Read the full press release

Maldives participates in Azerbaijan International Tourism Fair (AITF) in Baku

MALDIVES, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives participates in Azerbaijan International Tourism Fair (AITF) which commenced today in the capital Baku. This is the first time Maldives is represented in the AITF fair by the national tourism board. Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) along with 5 companies with 10 representatives from the… Read the full press release

Maldives won the third best exhibitor award at InternationaleTourismus-Börse (ITB) 2015

MALDIVES, 2015-3-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Defeating many countries in Asia, Australia and Oceania, Maldives has won the third best exhibitor award at InternationaleTourismus-Börse (ITB) 2015. Held in collaboration with Cologne Business School (CBS), over 30 Bachelor and Masters Students of CBS evaluated all 11,000 exhibition booths in the first three days at the… Read the full press release