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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Experience luxury in the Maldives for free

The Maldives is an idyllic location in the Indian Ocean, but one that many travellers dismiss as beyond their budget. It is true that many of the resorts in the Maldives are tailored to luxury travellers, but with some careful planning, a stay in the Maldives can be booked using credit card and hotel loyalty points, possibly making a dream vacation there completely free.

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Address Madivaru Maldives Resort and Spa to open in Maldives in 2020

The Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group has revealed that it will debut its Address brand in the Maldives, after signing a hotel management agreement to operate the Address Madivaru Maldives Resort and Spa. The luxury beachfront resort will be located on a private island in the Ari Atoll in the Indian Ocean, and it will have 80 beach and overwater villas.

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Maldives tourist board launches visitor video competition

Visit Maldives has launched a competition inviting travellers to submit videos of their adventures in the country. Entries are open until 12 October 2017 for films showcasing popular local activities such as scuba diving and island safaris, with the winner set to receive more than £4,000 in prize money.

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Phase One of Emboodhoo Lagoon project in Maldives launched with official ceremony

The Minister of Tourism in the Maldives, Mr Moosa Zameer, has announced the start of construction of the multi-million-dollar Emboodhoo Lagoon project in the South Male Atoll. Speaking at the launch ceremony of Phase One of the tourism and leisure resort which will span nine islands, Mr Zameer said that it is the biggest project of its kind in the Maldives.

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Eco-friendly Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa resort appoints new general manager

A new General Manager has been appointed at Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa. Pravin Kumar has taken over the role from the previous General Manager, Marian Silvestri, after he was promoted from his former role as Director of Operations at the hotel. Mr Kumar has worked in various global luxury hotels in destinations including India, Dubai, and Mauritius.

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Emboodhoo Lagoon multi-island resort project breaks ground in the Maldives

A new multi-island resort project set to feature a Hard Rock hotel, overwater suites and a branch of Cafe del Mar has broken ground in the Maldives. The new Emboodhoo Lagoon project will develop up to nine islands with a central core island containing a harbour and a township where all facilities will be concentrated.

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Grand Park Kodhipparu resort launches in the North Male Atoll in the Maldives

The Grand Park Kodhipparu resort has opened its doors to holidaymakers in the North Male Atoll in the Maldives. The all-villa resort has 120 units that have been designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates, as well as upscale facilities including multiple dining venues, bars, an infinity swimming pool, and The Spa with a variety of soothing treatments and yoga classes.

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Amilla Fushi resort makes the most of the Maldives manta ray season

Amilla Fushi's guests can look forward to almost-guaranteed sightings of manta rays during their Maldives migration season thanks to a new Manta Adventure excursion offered by the resort’s dedicated marine hub, plus a hotline reporting sightings and scheduling last-minute speedboat trips.

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Sun Aqua Vilu Reef resort to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

The Maldives is gearing up for one of the travel industry' most prestigious events which will take place next weekend. The World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony will take place at the Sun Aqua Vilu Reef hotel on Saturday 8th July, 2017, and will be attended by the travel and hospitality industry nominees for this year's regional awards, as well as officials from the Maldives Tourism Board and government.

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Grand Park Kodhipparu opens in the Maldives

The Grand Park Kodhipparu recently opened in the Maldives, bringing another fine option for travellers who want luxury and incredible natural scenery. The resort is all-villa and provides a number of experiences, the finest amenities, and top-notch service in the tropical splendour of the Maldives. The luxury villas were designed by renowned hospitality experts Hirsh Bedner Associates.

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Experience luxury in the Maldives for free

The Maldives is an idyllic location in the Indian Ocean, but one that many travellers dismiss as beyond their budget. It is true that many of the resorts in the Maldives are tailored to luxury travellers, but with some careful planning, a stay in the Maldives can be booked using credit card and hotel loyalty points, possibly making a dream vacation there completely free.

Address Madivaru Maldives Resort and Spa to open in Maldives in 2020

The Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group has revealed that it will debut its Address brand in the Maldives, after signing a hotel management agreement to operate the Address Madivaru Maldives Resort and Spa. The luxury beachfront resort will be located on a private island in the Ari Atoll in the Indian Ocean, and it will have 80 beach and overwater villas.

Maldives tourist board launches visitor video competition

Visit Maldives has launched a competition inviting travellers to submit videos of their adventures in the country. Entries are open until 12 October 2017 for films showcasing popular local activities such as scuba diving and island safaris, with the winner set to receive more than £4,000 in prize money.