President inaugurates Hilton Maldives Irufushi Resort and Spa

President Mohamed Nasheed has, this afternoon, inaugurated Hilton Maldives Irufushi Resort and Spa in South Miladhunmadulu atoll. Upon arrival at the resort, the President was greeted by Chairman of Sun Hotels, Mr Ahmed Siyam Mohamed and senior management of Hilton. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the President expressed hope that the resort would contribute for … Continue reading President inaugurates Hilton Maldives Irufushi Resort and Spa »

SriLankan Airlines Pro Sponsors ASP WQS in the Maldives

Widely regarded as the most striking event on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS), the ASP WQS 6-Star PRIME SriLankan Airlines Pro in the Maldives has again drawn a brilliant field of 128 international surfers from 20 nations around the surfing world. Current ASP World Tour surfer and 2007 SriLankan Airlines … Continue reading SriLankan Airlines Pro Sponsors ASP WQS in the Maldives »

Maldives moves to protect whale sharks

The Maldives has taken the first steps towards establishing a protected area for whale sharks. The government-backed initiative is being supported by biologists, diving professionals and representatives of the local community. For years, the Maldives has been renowned for its whale shark encounters, which, while not as seasonal as those of the Seychelles, occur throughout … Continue reading Maldives moves to protect whale sharks »

Maldives ranked as the Best Beach and Rest & Relaxation destination

The Maldives has been ranked as the Best Country Brand for Beach and Best Country Brand for Rest and Relaxation for the year 2008. Maldives also ranked 2nd in the Best Country Brand for Natural Beauty and 3rd in the Best Country Brand for Resort and Lodging Options. The Country Brand Index was officially released … Continue reading Maldives ranked as the Best Beach and Rest & Relaxation destination »