Diva Maldives opens the first Marine Biology Centre

maldives-travellerAs part of a very rewarding cooperation with the former largest Marine Protected Area of the Maldives, Diva steps ahead in providing an unforeseen contribution to the research conducted on the year-round presence of whale sharks in South Ari Atoll by opening a dedicated Marine Biology Centre on the island of Dhidhoofinolhu. Home to a rich ecosystem, the reefs and the marine life of SAMPA, South Ari Marine Protected Area, will be overseen by the newly appointed resident marine biologist Chiara Fumagalli.

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The Maldives Continues To Set The Standard For Luxury At Asia Pacific Hotel Awards

maldives-traveller The Maldives has continued its reputation as one of the world’s leading luxury destinations, after been honoured in Shanghai last week at the inaugural Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television. Island Hideaway Resort Spa and Marina was awarded a "5 Star" in the category of Best Small Hotel Maldives and Lily Beach Resort and Spa was awarded a “Highly Commended” in the category of Best Resort Hotel Maldives.

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Maldives Kanuhura Resort Wins Bloomerg Hotel Award 2011

maldives-traveller Kanuhura has won the Bloomberg Hotel Award 2011, where the International Property Awards Ceremony was held at the Longemont Hotel in Shanghai on 31st of May 2011

The event is part of the International Property Awards, the world’s most prestigious competition dedicated to finding the best hotel properties from across the globe.

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Medhufushi wins the Trip Advisor “Certificate of Excellence 2011”

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Medhufushi Island Resort wins the “Certificate of Excellence” from the Trip Advisor.

This certificate is awarded to the member properties of Trip Advisor who consistently receive excellent ratings from the travelers on Trip Advisor. To qualify, the property shall maintain an average rating of four or higher out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on Trip Advisor. Additional criteria include volume of reviews and how recently they have been submitted by Trip Advisor travelers.

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Maldives Game Fishing Association Launches Website

maldives_game_fishing_associationTHE MALDIVES Game Fishing Association (MGFA) last week launched its new website www.mgfa.org.mv. Hosted by Dhiraagu, the new site will be warmly welcomed by the Maldives fishing and tourism industries, giving the opportunity for anglers and tourists, resorts and other operators a one-stop shop for information on
game fishing, sustainable fishing and the much-anticipated Maldives Game Fishing Challenge to be held from 9 to 12 November this year.

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Maldives chosen as the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination’

Maldives chosen as the ‘Indian Oceans Leading DestinationThe Maldives has been chosen as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards (WTA). Male’ International Airport, Maldives won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport” award. The Asia and Indian Ocean Winner Award Ceremony was held in Shanghai, China on the 19th of June 2008.

Maldives Tourism Promotion Board accepted the award on behalf of the Maldives tourism industry.

The Maldives has been chosen as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards (WTA). Male’ International Airport, Maldives won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport” award. The Asia and Indian Ocean Winner Award Ceremony was held in Shanghai, China on the 19th of June 2008.

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