Maldives Tourism Blog

Maldives records 56.7% growth in Chinese market

The Maldives received more than 65,000 Chinese tourists in the first five months of this year, a 56.7 percent increase over the same period of 2010, according to the latest figures. Figures from the Maldivian tourism authorities show that the number of Chinese tourists to the Maldives accounted for 16.6 percent of the total foreign […]

Peter Evans in Maldives, cooking at Six Senses Laamu

Peter Evans, Channel Seven’s “My Restaurant Rules’ adored co-presenter, renowned chef and restaurateur is cooking at the new Maldivian Six Senses Laamu from 13-15 July this year. If you surf, another attraction! Laamu has its own revered break just off the beach. Plus exotic bars, dining under the stars and a superb spa. Escape winter […]

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2011

Surfing goes five star and beyond from August 29 to September 5, 2011 at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. The Maldives is set to host the world’s most exclusive surfing event this August featuring six world champions, a leading five-star surfing resort, a luxurious 39-metre three-deck catamaran, and perfect reef break waves. Conceived […]

Maldives to waive import duty on environment-friendly vehicles

The Cabinet has decided to waive import duties on electric and renewable energy powered vehicles to boost the government’s initiative to promote the import and use of environmentally friendly products. Deliberating on a paper presented by the Ministry of Economic Development on waiving import duties on environmentally friendly products imported to the Maldives, the Cabinet […]

Maldives to take legal action over continued New Seven Wonders bid

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has issued a warning statement given the fact that the New Seven Wonders is still counting Maldives as a contender, after the country’s Cabinet announced it was pulling out of the competition. The corporation issued the statement following a statement by the New Seven Wonders that Maldives will […]