Shangri-La Maldives wins as Best Beach Hotel 2013

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Conde Nast Traveller United Kingdom ratings, based on readers’ surveys and journalists’ reviews and coming out every winter, has become a popular feature and powerful encomium in the travel industry. Serving as the guiding principle of the British glossy, the slogan “Truth in Travel” certified the authenticity of the recognition of Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives as Best Beach Hotel 2013 in the Gold Standards list issued February 2013.

Saif and Kareena honeymoons in Maldives

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Bollywood stars Saif Ali Khan have arrived Maldives with wife Kareena Kapoor for honeymoon. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor also known as Saifeena are one of the most high profile couples in Bollywood for the past few years. They married in October 2012 after dating for five years. Originally they planned to have a beach wedding in Maldives and changed plans in the last minute to have wedding at Saif’s family home. Now they are making up for the miss.

Julian Moore appointed as General Manager at Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

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Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has announced the appointment of Julian Moore as General Manager, effective April 2013. Julian returns to the Maldives property, having been part of the pre-opening team in the lead up to the hotel’s launch in 2009. With a career in hospitality spanning 30 years, Julian brings a wealth of experience to Hadahaa. He has a thorough understanding of leading luxury island resorts, managing new and existing properties, and has over five years experience in the Maldives. Julian also has vast knowledge of Hadahaa, having spent two years as General Manager of the property in advance of the opening.

Maldives to host World Travel Awards 2013 - Indian Ocean category

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“Maldives...the sunny side of life” is proud to be hosting the World Travel Awards Regional Category on 12th May 2013 at Paradise Island Resort and Spa.  This is the first time a travel event of such high calibre is being hosted in the Maldives.  It is an honour to be hosting such a prestigious event especially in a significant year to the tourism industry of the Maldives as it celebrates the 40th year of tourism.

W Hotels & burn studios DJ Lab Global Tour Arrives in the Maldives

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W Hotels Worldwide, in collaboration with burn studios held the second DJ Lab ‘boot camp’ at the beachside retreat, W Bali Retreat & Spa.  Turkish DJ, Dougus Cabakcor, one of six DJ’s chosen globally participated in the mentorship program.  Following completion of the W Hotels & burn studios DJ Lab, the 2012 class jetted off  to perform at select W destinations around the world, including: London, Paris, Barcelona, Bali, Singapore, and Taipei.  Now, miles from everywhere, Dogus Cabakcor will perform at the iconic W Retreat & Spa Maldives.

Maldives participates In MITT 2013

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Maldives is currently taking part in Russia’s largest B2B travel and tourism exhibition, Moscow International Exhibition (MITT 2013) held from 20th to 23rd March 2013. MMPRC together with 44 representatives from 23 companies are participating in this exhibition.

Park Hyatt Maldives wins ‘Doing It All’ award at the Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards

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The Thrive Leadership Awards recognizes Hyatt hotels for their outstanding commitment to thriving communities. A total of six awards are distributed each year to those properties that demonstrate excellence in environmental sustainability, community engagement or “Doing it All” (excellence in both environment and community). With compelling nominations from 52 full service, managed hotels and field offices, the winners were selected by a cross functional committee comprised of representatives from Hyatt leadership and operational teams.