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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.

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort hosts World Spa Awards 2018

The world’s spa and wellness industry have been celebrated at the recent World Spa Awards 2018. The glitzy ceremony took place at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort in the Maldives last month. This year’s winners included the Anantara Spa brand, Armani Hotel Dubai, the Alpine Spa at Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Hotel, and the founder of QMS Medicosmetics.

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The Maldives launches Adventure of Maldives video competition for second year running

A video competition inviting visitors to the Maldives to record their experiences has been launched by the Maldives Tourist Board. For the second year in a row, tourists submitting a one-minute Facebook video of their adventures in the Indian Ocean archipelago will stand to win more than £5,000 in prize money.

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Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort marks brand's first foray into the Maldives

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort will become the latest beach resort to open in the UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll this October 2018. Owned by global hotelier Marriott International, it is the Westin brand's first resort in the Maldives and will feature over-water villas, three dining destinations and a PADI-accredited dive centre.

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Ozo Maldives Resort to open in Raa Atoll in 2020

The Onyx Hospitality Group has announced it will open a new luxury hotel in the Maldives after it signed an agreement with a joint venture company led by Panchshil Realty. Ozo Maldives is scheduled to open in 2020 with 200 beach and overwater villas on a private island in the Raa Atoll. The resort will be family-friendly and facilities include a lagoon-style swimming pool, the Maai Spa, a fitness centre, yoga facility, dive centre and restaurant.

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Sun Aqua Iru Veli, Maldives opens to guests on Private island

Sun Siyam Resorts has added another resort in the Maldives to its luxury collection. The Sun Aqua Iru Veli, Maldives has opened to guests, with 125 villas and suites with private pools. The upscale resort sits on a private island and has a large swimming pool, a modern fitness centre, a kids' club, and a water sports centre, the Sun Spa, and gourmet dining venues.

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Maldives' new OZO hotel to open in third quarter of 2020

Agreements have been signed to open the first OZO in the Maldives, a brand new 200-villa property set on a secluded island part of the Raa Atoll. The family-friend resort will feature all of the OZO brand’s signature touches, from smart connectivity of personal devices in public and private areas to an enhanced sleep experience and curated activities put together by an expert animation team.

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SAii Lagoon Maldives Resort to join Curio by Hilton Collection in 2019

The new SAii Lagoon Maldives resort will open within the Curio Collection by Hilton in 2019. The resort will be located in the Emboodhoo Lagoon and will have 198 guest rooms, suites, beach villas and overwater villas. Facilities will include multiple dining venues, the Aroma Lab where guests can make their own bathroom products, ocean-view infinity pool, and modern fitness centre.

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Maldives wins big at World Travel Awards 2018 with three accolades

During the latest edition of the World Travel Awards Maldives' excellent reputation as a popular holiday destination was recognised with three different titles. During the awards gala ceremony held in South Africa, Maldives was declared the Indian Ocean's Leading Destination, Indian Ocean's Leading Dive Destination and Indian Ocean's Leading Beach Destination, to the delight of the island nation's tourism representatives.

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St. Regis Maldives Vommuli welcomes new hotel manager

A new Hotel Manager has been appointed at the luxurious St. Regis Maldives Vommuli resort in the Indian Ocean. Dominic Scoles brings more than ten years of experience and expertise to the new role, and he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the private island retreat, as well as managing its staff and overseeing the hotel's financial management.

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New CROSSROADS to redefine the Maldives holiday experience

A revolutionary new development in Maldives by Singha Estate will become the nation's first integrated lifestyle destination when it opens in early 2019. Set on the Embodhoo Lagoon, the new resort complex will be a mere 15-minute speedboat ride from Male's international offer and will boast an ample selection of shopping, dining and entertainment venues contained in nine islands.

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St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort hosts World Spa Awards 2018

The world’s spa and wellness industry have been celebrated at the recent World Spa Awards 2018. The glitzy ceremony took place at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort in the Maldives last month. This year’s winners included the Anantara Spa brand, Armani Hotel Dubai, the Alpine Spa at Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Hotel, and the founder of QMS Medicosmetics.

The Maldives launches Adventure of Maldives video competition for second year running

A video competition inviting visitors to the Maldives to record their experiences has been launched by the Maldives Tourist Board. For the second year in a row, tourists submitting a one-minute Facebook video of their adventures in the Indian Ocean archipelago will stand to win more than £5,000 in prize money.

Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort marks brand's first foray into the Maldives

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort will become the latest beach resort to open in the UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll this October 2018. Owned by global hotelier Marriott International, it is the Westin brand's first resort in the Maldives and will feature over-water villas, three dining destinations and a PADI-accredited dive centre.