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Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Wins...

Spanning three islands, the luxury hotel offers privacy with 119 villas, each equipped with a … [+] infinity pool and stunning ocean views. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi just transports you through its Instagram feed. Scrolling through photos of beachside hammocks, tree-top restaurants, secluded overwater villas, pastel sunsets, and seemingly endless turquoise […]

Forbes Travel Guide 2021 Star Awards: Wa...

For the large number of five-star hotels, London will take time. Forbes Travel Guide has announced its 2021 Star Awards and London is still the leader of the five-star property bunch, as in 2020, with 19 in total. Tokyo added four hotels to its five-star list, bringing its total to nine, but it also lags […]

19 things to know before your first trip...

8. You must take a COVID test before entering the Maldives An RT-PCR test should be performed at least 96 hours before departure. Children under one year old are exempt. Note: Your test must have your passport number (labs tend to ask for your Aadhar card details if they don’t know the purpose of your […]

Maldives tourism picks up as wealthy tak...

The typical welcome at a luxury resort in the Maldives once involved a battalion of beaming staff, fresh coconut water from the palm tree and a traditional boduberu battery performance. My recent arrival at Soneva Fushi was different: transported immediately from the jetty to my villa, I was greeted by an anonymous attendant dressed head […]