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Changes to GMA Sample Collection Center ...

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced changes to the opening hours of specimen collection centers in the Greater Male region. HPA said that starting Thursday, sample collection would be between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Thursday. Collection centers will be closed on Fridays. There are a total of sample collection centers operating […]

Maldives relaxes Covid-19 measures and d...

The face mask mandate that came into force in the Maldives in February 2021 has been dissolved. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed this at a press conference on Sunday evening, where Director General of Public Health Maimoona Aboobakuru and HPA Communicable Diseases Division Chief Dr Fathmath Nazla Rafeeq have announced a number of relaxations […]

Will the Maldives develop the offshore I...

The archipelago is seeking to become an Islamic finance hub for South Asia, but needs more legislation and the country’s half-million Muslims to embrace Islamic banking. The Maldives archipelago in the Indian Ocean is developing an Islamic finance sector, although it may need to strengthen legislation and local turnover to attract enough international players to […]

Maldives confirms 329 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives confirmed 329 new cases of Covid-19 and 436 more recoveries from the infection as of sunset on Wednesday. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 1,743 samples were tested for the virus between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Of these, 350 were collected in the country’s […]

61% of station workers administered remi...

As of Wednesday, 61.8% of station workers had received their Covid-19 reminders. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, shows that 97.6% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives’ tourism industry were fully vaccinated against coronavirus as of Wednesday. Additionally, 99.8% of station workers have received the first doses of the Covid-19 […]

Maldives confirms 323 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives on Saturday confirmed 323 new cases of Covid-19 along with 518 additional recoveries. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 2,179 samples were tested for the virus between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday, of which 295 were collected across the capital. The new […]

Active Covid-19 cases in the Maldives dr...

Active cases of Covid-19 in the Maldives have fallen to 14,766. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 298 new cases of Covid-19 and 419 additional recoveries were reported between 6 p.m. Thursday and 6 p.m. Friday. The public health authority revealed that 2,101 samples were tested […]

Maldives confirms 459 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives has confirmed 459 new cases of Covid-19 and 540 additional recoveries. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 2,503 samples were tested between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday, of which 482 were collected across the capital. During the reporting period, 41 new […]

These 2 Maldivian resorts are offering d...

It is soon time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. And in honor of International Women’s Day, the travel industry is developing more and more women-focused trips because it really is the perfect opportunity to plan a girls’ trip and disconnect from the routine. daily. Whether it’s […]

MMPRC launches new destination marketing...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched another destination marketing campaign, this time with Kuoni UK. The Maldives’ leading tourism promoter has teamed up with one of the world’s largest tour operators to launch the month-long campaign which kicked off on Monday, February 28, 2022. Much like MMPRC’s other destination marketing efforts, […]

Travel agents ask to help Ukrainian tour...

Ukrainian travel agencies and agents have collectively called on the Maldivian tourism industry to provide support and assistance to Ukrainian travelers currently stranded in the island nation. The call from Ukrainian travel agencies came at a time when the country is facing problems with financial transactions and a general aviation lockdown. Ukrainian travel professionals have […]

Maldives active Covid-19 cases at 15,211...

Active Covid-19 cases in the Maldives have fallen to 15,211 as recoveries continue to rise. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 517 new cases of Covid-19 and 660 additional recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. During the reporting period, a […]

More than 50% of station workers receive...

By Tuesday, more than 50% of station workers had received their Covid-19 reminders. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received booster doses had been pushed to 52.9% as of February 22. Statistics also showed that 97.6% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives’ […]

Covid-19 positivity rate in capital drop...

By sunset on Wednesday, the capital’s Covid-19 positivity rate had fallen to 5%. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 971 new cases of Covid-19 and 310 recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. With this development, the number of Maldives Covid-19 cases has increased […]

Where do UAE travelers want to go? Swit...

Vacations to the UAE remain popular, with Dubai topping the list of top destinations for UAE residents. Abu Dhabi came second in YouGov’s list, which ranked the top 10 destinations for UAE consumers using what the global public opinion and data firm calls an impression score. Dubai ranked first with a score of 65.7, while […]

40% of station workers receive booster s...

40% of station workers received their booster shots against Covid-19. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received booster doses had been pushed to 40% by February 16. Statistics also showed that 97.5% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives tourism industry were fully […]

The football team will face the Maldives...

The Bangladesh national football team will play two friendlies against Maldives and Mongolia during the FIFA window in March, Bangladesh Football Federation Vice President Kazi Nabil Ahmed said on Tuesday. Bangladesh will visit the Maldives to take on the island nation on March 24 before hosting Mongolia at the Sylhet District Stadium on March 29. […]

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon calls President ...

The Minister of State for South and Central Asia, United Nations (UN), Commonwealth and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict of the United Kingdom (UK), Lord ( Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon made a courtesy call to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The call took place on Saturday afternoon, at […]

The curious case of adventure tourism an...

We know how, during the 2010s, the Government of the Maldives actively implemented a brand new tourism mandate focused on growing and promoting local tourism. This was under the presidential administration of Mohamed Nasheed, when his government actively focused on expanding the country’s tourism industry outside of its conventional comfort zone. Traditionally, the Maldivian tourism […]

Emirates looks to Maldivians to expand o...

On February 10, Dubai-based Emirates signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldivian, the flag carrier of the Maldives. With the signing of this Memorandum of Understanding, the two airlines will agree to explore possible partnership options. Although these are preliminary or tentative news, they have the potential to open up opportunities for codeshare, interlining […]

The regulation of bird imports gives the...

The attorney general’s office has claimed that the regulation of bird imports in the Maldives provides an opportunity to bring the birds back to the country of origin, instead of killing them. According to the AG Office, birds imported into the Maldives were not on the list of birds allowed to be imported into the […]

More than 16% of station workers receive...

More station workers received booster doses against Covid-19. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received their reminders had been pushed to 16.6% at the end of January. Statistics also showed that 98% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives tourism industry were fully […]

Honeymoon during a pandemic? The Maldiv...

New Delhi: The newlyweds have been forced to choose from a handful of destinations for their honeymoons due to travel restrictions. But that hasn’t stopped these celebs from planning a grand getaway to celebrate their nuptials. Take a look at their vacation photos for inspiration Katrina Kaif and Vicky KaushalKatrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal flew […]

Honeymoon during a pandemic? Maldives b...

OLIVIA SARKA New Delhi– The newlyweds were forced to choose from a handful of destinations for their honeymoons due to travel restrictions. But that hasn’t stopped these celebs from planning a grand getaway to celebrate their nuptials. Take a look at their vacation photos for inspiration Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal Katrina Kaif and Vicky […]

Katrina Kaif previews her solo Maldives ...

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif recently flew to the Maldives and fans were wondering where is Vicky Kaushal? News18.com earlier reported that the newlywed flew to the island nation to shoot a TV commercial. Now, the actress has previewed her solo Maldives tour and commercial shoot on her Instagram story. she shared a few videos where […]

The tourism paradox: is the Maldives fac...

The Maldives are a tropical paradise with pristine white sand beaches and spectacular coral reefs – but they could disappear by the end of the century. That’s the verdict of the country’s environment minister, Aminath Shauna, who says that unless urgent action is taken to stem the climate crisis, the Indian Ocean archipelago of more […]

The number of Covid-19 cases continues t...

The number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise across the Maldives, with the total number of cases surpassing 105,000 as of sunset on Monday. Latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed that a total of 6,456 samples were tested for the infection during the reporting period, of which 3,439 samples were collected […]

Maldives confirms 967 new cases of Covid...

Of the nearly 1,000 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in the Maldives as of sunset on Friday, 475 were detected in the congested capital Malé City. According to the latest figures published by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 967 new cases of Covid-19 and 203 additional recoveries were confirmed in the archipelago between […]

Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit to Mald

NNA | Update: January 15, 2022 10:20 am STI beijing [China], Jan 15 (ANI): Amid continued rise in COVID-19 cases driven by Omicron variant across the world, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Maldives and Sri Lanka but no failed to make progress as Sri Lankan and Maldivian nationalists believe their sovereignty is being steadily […]

Maldives engulfed in another wave of Cov...

The Maldives was hit by another wave of Covid-19 as the total number of cases topped 100,000 by sunset on Thursday. According to the latest figures published by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 816 new cases of Covid-19 and 354 additional recoveries were confirmed in the archipelago between 6 p.m. Wednesday and […]

Air Mauritius resumes flights to Johanne...

Air Mauritius recently announced the resumption of its commercial flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius. The airline will now serve five weekly flights scheduled for January 2022, operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights will be operated by both the Airbus A350-900 and the A330-900neo. The resumption of Air Mauritius flights from Johannesburg comes […]

Maldives confirm more than 400 new cases...

The Maldives have confirmed more than 400 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours. A total of 454 new cases of Covid-19 and 140 additional recoveries have been confirmed across the archipelago nation between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday, according to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA ). Public […]

Bangladesh seeks a piece of the pie

In the first week of January this year, Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited posted vacancies for nurses and medical technologists in oil-rich Kuwait, with nearly 1 lakh of monthly wages, increases , accommodation and travel costs to be paid by employers. The announcement belies the current state of understaffed public hospitals struggling to cope […]

Maldives, China sign key agreements, agr...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is traveling to five countries in Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros Island, Maldives and Sri Lanka Maldives and China on Saturday signed key bilateral agreements during the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on the development and maintenance of infrastructure in the Indian Ocean archipelago, in addition to an agreement on […]

Mauritius is the latest island destinati...

(Getty Images) Mauritius reopened its doors on Friday to travelers from South Africa and eight other previously restricted countries. The popular island destination originally announced that the Omicron-induced ban would last until January 31. The latest reprieve comes after similar measures by Seychelles and Maldives. For more stories, visit www.BusinessInsider.co.za. Mauritius is the latest island […]

CDC places Aruba at “very high Covid-19”

Editor’s Note – CNN has launched Unlocking the World, a weekly newsletter to guide you through the latest travel developments and more. Register here. (CNN) – In its first travel advisory update for 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added just one new destination – a popular winter getaway to the Caribbean […]

Where to travel in 2022

Despite a persistent pandemic, many borders have reopened. More will likely follow this year, so it’s time to plan the trips. Ranging from urban centers bursting with culture to unspoiled wilderness away from the crowds, here’s a rundown of the destinations to explore this year. Before booking, check the latest travel requirements and restrictions. Lombardy, […]

China continues to push India back into ...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi kicked off the new year with a visit to five states bordering the Indian Ocean, including India’s neighbors the Maldives and Sri Lanka. India and China are vying for influence in the Indian Ocean, and the foreign minister’s visit aims to bolster Beijing’s security and economic stakes in the region. […]

From Alia to Ranveer, 7 celebrities who ...

While the Maldives may have been the unofficial vacation spot visited by almost every celebrity, there is a new trend in city travel. After the wonderful beaches and water villas of the island nation, people are turning to inland travel and choosing exotic animal safaris in India’s national parks. This eye-catching trend has seen many […]

The Two-Island Maldives Resort, the isla...

The first private island international resort in the Maldives was the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. As its 25th anniversary approaches, the resort is now a two-island property and is celebrating all of its premieres and gearing up for the February 2022 start of a multi-million dollar renovation. The two islands and some of the overwater […]

Happy in the Maldives – The New Indian E

Express news service HYDERABAD: Lately, everything that Hyderabad’s who’s who has been talking about is happening in the Maldives. The pristine beaches, rich blue waters, fresh seafood, and hospitality are all great awe-inspiring. With the past two years already being so hard on people, an urgent pause in pandemic discourse and unpredictable lockdowns have caused […]

The Male City Experience – A Guide for I

The Maldives is world famous for its tourism industry and the pantheon of wealthy tourist properties – from conventional enclave resort tourism and nearly five decades to the nascent and burgeoning local tourism which has given rise to a multitude of tourist homes. Colorful hosts on various residential islands and even safaris and cruises – […]

Top news of the day – December 20, 2021

Today’s news headlines, and more. About a fortnight after the release of former Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, after the Supreme Court overturned his conviction in a money laundering case, the “India Out” campaign in the island nation intensified, the old strongman leading her now. Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to link voter registration […]

The global aviation industry in the mids...

2021 has been a year of economic recovery for many countries after a nearly one-year battle against the global Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 that resulted in a strong backlash on various economic sectors and industries across the globe. One of those countries was the Maldives, which relied mainly on income generated by the tourism industry […]

Sunny, Safe and Sophisticated Destinatio...

Sunny beaches, clear blue skies and numerous marine therapies have won over tourists from all over the world to the Maldives. So it’s no surprise that it was one of the first countries to open its borders to tourists after the Covid-19 epidemic that brought the world to its knees last year. Since the Maldives […]

MICE tourism; a potential new direction...

Earlier in October, the Maldives’ main tourism promoter presented the island nation as a potential and emerging tourism destination for MICE at the MICE India and Luxury Travel Congress (MILT Congress). This is perhaps one of the first and most significant efforts by a state-initiated Maldivian body to promote the heavy tourist destination as a […]

Top 15 smallest countries in the world

You will be surprised to know that there are countries in the world that are smaller than many major cities in the world with a population of a few thousand. You can take this as a joke, but it is damn true. Today we are going to introduce you to 15 of those countries in […]

Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani

Traveling is a unique cathartic experience that evokes feelings of pure content, happiness, and moving connections with discoveries made on the go. We travel not only to disconnect, but also to connect with the world around us and within us, through new places, people and experiences. And what better way to make that connection than […]

South African holidaymakers spent summer...

Lux Belle Mare. Picture provided South Africans looking abroad for vacations in December and January now have options, unlike earlier this year when international travel was mostly restricted. But South African vacationers are not looking at exactly the same places they were before the pandemic. Thailand, which was one of the most popular summer vacation […]

Pooja Hegde “found Nemo” in Maldives and

Pooja Hegde posted this. (Image courtesy: hegdepooja) Strong points Pooja Hegde posted a series of photos on Instagram. “I found Nemo! He and his friend were cute,” Pooja Hegde wrote. The images had glimpses of the underwater line. New Delhi: On a beautiful Wednesday morning, Pooja Hegde decided to release some photos from her album […]

Maldives asked to help regularize unregi...

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen called on the government of Maldives to help register and regularize unregistered Bangladeshi workers in the island nation. The Bangladeshi foreign minister requested it at a meeting on Monday, as part of Vice President Naseem’s two-day official visit to Bangladesh. During the appeal, Minister Momen requested assistance from […]

Mode of transport – Editing

We all love to travel, visit foreign and exotic places. But flying beyond your borders can often be extremely expensive if you’re not careful enough. If you plan to travel during peak travel seasons when demand is on the rise, you should be prepared to spend a lot on airline tickets as well as accommodation […]

International flights: Maldivian Airline...

International flights Latest news today: After the island nation allowed Indian tourists to visit the country from July, Maldivian Airlines announced the flight schedule from Delhi to Male. Recently, the airlines launched their first non-stop flight service between Delhi and Male. According to the updates, the first flight between two cities was on November 4, […]

Maldives facing crisis more serious than...

The impressive reconstruction of the Maldives’ tourism industry over the past year is overshadowed by a much greater existential threat: the climate crisis. The gates of the airport reopen. After 20 months of locked borders, people across Asia are starting to book vacations, visit family abroad, and most importantly, reconnect with the world. Already in […]

The Maldives offers a slice of paradise ...

“Travelers are increasingly aware of the carbon footprint of travel. “ Known for its pristine beaches, luxury resorts and exciting water sports, the Maldives is one of the favorite international destinations for Indians. In 2020 and 2021, India became the primary source market for the Maldives. This year, from January 1, 2021 to October 13, […]

Indian hodophiles help Maldives recover ...

Island nation’s travel receipts increased 104.5%, thanks to a “strong rebound” in tourist arrivals from India and Russia Call it the triumph of soft power or Stimulus Mastered, a South Asian country is silently grateful for Indians’ indefatigable urge to travel that has lifted its prospects of recovery from the dire consequences of the pandemic, […]

The Maldives records more than 905,000 t...

As the COVID situation around the world improves, people are regaining confidence while traveling. And the Maldives has been people’s favorite destination this year! The country has recorded more than 905,000 tourist arrivals in 2021 (so far). In fact, the Asian island nation has proven to be the safest vacation destination to visit amid the […]

Should the Caribbean, the Maldives push ...

The island nations of the world are the most vulnerable to climate change but also the most dependent on income from tourism. Share this article VSToday visiting the Maldives, its president pleaded with the world at this year’s United Nations General Assembly, moments before moving on to a passionate plea for help in tackling climate […]

“Masmerizing Maldives” – The leading saf

Good News for Indian Travelers – The Magnificent, Magical Maldives with over a thousand islands, scattered over a length of over 870 kilometers is once again happy to welcome all Indian tourists and visitors offering convenience, precautions and safety. Now, Indian tourists need a negative PCR test result within 96 hours, instead of 72 hours […]

Indian tourists can now experience the b...

The spectacular beauty of the Maldives is simply unmatched. (Photo courtesy: Conrad Maldives) The international borders of the island nation of Maldives have opened up a plethora of stay options for Indian tourists. Make your plans to visit the Maldives and choose from an exceptional range of stay options – resorts, cruises, guesthouses and hotels. […]

Fly to Maldives, Sri Lanka and Banglades...

Update on international travel: Due to the current relatively stable situation of Covid across the world, many countries have opened their borders to international passengers.Also Read – Latest Domestic Flights Update: Jyotiraditya Scindia Inaugurates IndiGo’s Guwahati-Pune Flight. Check the schedule However, given the possible third wave of the coronavirus, leading low-cost carrier IndiGo has relaunched […]

Indians can now travel to these countrie...

It’s been over a year since we took an international vacation. We all miss going to airports and flying to our favorite international destinations. Fortunately, with the improvement of the COVID-19 situation in most countries, some countries have resumed their tourism activities. Here is the list of countries that are now open to Indian travelers. […]

Maldives judge influencers amid Covid-19

In a lockdown season, Georgia Steel was a jet setting. A digital influencer and reality TV star, Ms Steel left England at the end of December for Dubai, where she promoted lingerie on Instagram from a luxury hotel. In January, she was at a resort in the Maldives, where spa treatments include body wraps with […]

The Maldives will offer vaccines to vaca...

The Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations upon arrival as part of their three-pronged initiative to revive the country’s hard-hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate and vacation,” will provide a “more convenient” way to visit the country, Abdulla Mausoom told CNBC on Wednesday. Currently, […]

Maldives Tourism News: India becomes the...

India has emerged as the primary source market for the Maldives, with visitors from the country overtaking visitors from other countries. Maldives Tourism Minister Dr Abdulla Mausoom explained how after the lockdown, the arrival of Indian tourists to the island country was higher than Russia, which was previously the key market. Indian tourists account for […]

The Maldives: which island to choose?

IIt’s no wonder the Maldives often overwhelms potential visitors. Its 1,192 coral islands, spread across 26 atolls, spread across 35,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, are enough to send most people into a pre-holiday spin. At first glance from a silky brochure, the Maldivian islands appear to be just carbon copies of each other; […]

Tourism-dependent Maldives step up effor...

NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images Dotted with island resorts and blessed with white sandy beaches and turquoise seas, the Maldives has always presented itself as a leading tourist destination. But the coronavirus pandemic crippled the global travel and tourism industry last year, forcing the island nation to step up efforts at economic diversification by […]

Visit the Maldives in 2021: here’s every

After a long hiatus, when the Maldives decided to open its border on July 15, 2020, the island country became a favorite holiday destination for Bollywood celebrities, as well as for travel enthusiasts around the world. Comprising a total of 1,196 islands, of which only 200 are inhabited, the country offers a unique geography, pristine […]

Reasons to visit the Maldives | Travel ...

Oh, who wouldn’t kill for the sun and blue waves in the midst of this fiasco! We all crave a great vacation and it seems like every time you refresh your Facebook page 5 people are getting married and 3 people are reaching the Maldives for a pandemic vacation. And why not? It’s just the […]

Beach resorts implement social distancin...

From tree-top dining to underwater villas, the Maldives offers imaginative ways to help travelers stay socially aloof while enjoying a vacation. The island nation reopened to visitors on July 15 and more than 57,000 tourists have visited it since. Other airlines are expected to resume flights this month and next year. Earlier in November, the […]

Is it safe to visit the Maldives? This ...

Travelers who feel like a change of scenery amid months of closures and stay-at-home orders caused by the coronavirus pandemic now have a new option. The Maldives reopened to international visitors this week, having been closed to visitors since March 27. While much of the world has closed its borders or adopted strict measures against […]

Is it safe to visit the Maldives, the id...

A A state of emergency has been declared in the holiday paradise of the Maldives, giving security forces sweeping powers to arrest suspected opposition members, ban public gatherings and impose travel restrictions. The Foreign Office (FCO) has joined the governments of the United States, China and India in warning tourists to ‘exercise caution and avoid […]

Maldives Travel Guide – CBS Dallas/Fort

Although it appears as an insignificant speck on a world map, the Maldives is truly one of the most unique destinations in the world. Located just north of the equator in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives is a fascinating island nation made up of approximately 1,200 coral islands and 26 atolls spanning 35,000 […]