DREAMLAND MALDIVES – THE UNIQUE SEA & LAKE RESORT & SPA IN BAA ATOLL

DREAMLAND MALDIVES – THE UNIQUE SEA & LAKE RESORT & SPA IN BAA ATOLL

Dreamland is an exclusive and quiet 4-star resort located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the marine biosphere in 2011. It is 35 minutes from the capital of Maldives by seaplane or a journey of about 45 minutes in domestic flight and speedboat. Dreamland stands out for being surrounded by nature, for […]

BML SUPPORTS EYDHAFUSHI WITH NEW BRANCH PREMISES

BML SUPPORTS EYDHAFUSHI WITH NEW BRANCH PREMISES

Bank of Maldives continued its investment program today with a modern new branch premises and Self Service Banking Centre in Eydhafushi, Baa Atoll. The new facilities will support local individuals and businesses to make deposits, payments and transfers on a 24/7 basis. The inauguration of the Bank’s investments took place at a special ceremony in […]

Surf’s up in the Maldives! Soneva launches the world’s first fully sustainable surfing programme

13 secret surfing spots discovered in the Baa Atoll alone

Surf’s up in the Maldives! Soneva launches the world’s first fully sustainable surfing programme

March 12, 2018: Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, has announced plans to launch the world’s first fully sustainable surf programme, Soneva Surf, in May 2018. With the launch planned on the first day of the Maldivian surfing season, which spans May through to October, the programme aims to tap into the growing interest in […]

AMILLA FUSHI SCORES THIS EASTER WITH FREE KIDS’ ELITE FOOTBALL CAMP

AMILLA FUSHI SCORES THIS EASTER WITH FREE KIDS’ ELITE FOOTBALL CAMP

By: Maldives.net.mv With Easter fast approaching, idyllic island Amilla Fushi has raised the game for family holidays in the Maldives. The laidback resort will be hosting their first ever football training camp exclusively for kids in partnership with FUTBOLTEC. The Sydney-based football programme owned by Asian Champions League winner Jason Trifiro and his brother, current […]

Shaz – Women in Soneva

Shaz  – Women in Soneva

It’s interesting how everything fell into place. I was reading a copy of Time Magazine in the school library when I was doing my A Levels and there was a response on the letters page to an article about how frustrating holidays are on crowded beaches. The letter writer said that there is an alternative […]

Soneva unveils ambitious female employment target in the Maldives

Luxury resort operator implements host of measures to encourage more local women to work at its properties by 2020

Soneva unveils ambitious female employment target in the Maldives

March 08, 2018: Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, has announced plans to increase the number of females employed at its two properties in the Maldives. Specifically, Soneva aims to achieve a target of 15 per cent female employees at Soneva Fushi (currently at 9 per cent), and 30 per cent at Soneva Jani (currently […]

Soneva Resorts Announce Sponsorship of London Art Fair 2018 for the First Time

Soneva Resorts Announce Sponsorship of London Art Fair 2018 for the First Time

Soneva will be joining London Art Fair for the first time this year. As Soneva’s Art & Glass programme continues to be a key focus for 2018, Soneva will be supporting the curated exhibition of modern and contemporary art in the VIP area. Soneva is proud to be home to the only Glass Studio in […]

3D Astronomy – The World’s First Resort Launch at Soneva Fushi

3D Astronomy – The World’s First Resort Launch at Soneva Fushi

Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, is the first to bring 3D astronomy to resort tourism. Using the latest 3D technology with a brand new Meade telescope, Soneva Fushi’s resident astronomers will be able to show guests the vast differences in distance between stars and other celestial objects – enabling guests to gain a new […]

Resorts Launch ‘Maker Programme’ to introduce plastic recycling in the Maldives

Resorts Launch ‘Maker Programme’ to introduce plastic recycling in the Maldives

Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, has announced that it has started recycling plastic as part of the ‘Soneva Maker Programme’. Beginning at Soneva Fushi, this programme will see Soneva join the grass-roots ‘Precious Plastic’ global initiative to increase plastic recycling, by fabricating their open source machines from locally available, low cost materials. In due […]

Eydhafushi fund raiser for Myanmar Rohingya Muslims

Eydhafushi fund raiser for Myanmar Rohingya Muslims

A fund box is to be open in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to help Rohingya Muslims persecuted by Myanmar’s law enforcement authorities. Eydhafushi Council’s President Tholal Abdul Rahman said that the funds raised will go to assist Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border and entered Bangladesh as refugees. “The fund box will first […]

Olhugiri management plan underway

Olhugiri management plan underway

  The management plan of Baa atoll Olhugiri island has been drafted and will be implemented this year, according to Biosphere Reserve Office. Olhugiri was declared an environmental sanctuary, in the UNESCO recognized heritage site Baa atoll, because the island is a roosting site for “maahoara” seabirds in the Kaashidhoo channel. The island has two […]

Glonet Education Fair to be held in Eydhafushi

Glonet Education Fair to be held in Eydhafushi

  The “Glonet Education Fair”, in the form of a roadshow, is to be held in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island on Saturday. Glonet’s Managing Director Mohamed Naseem Ahmed said that the fair is a collaboration with Eydhafushi’s non-governmental organization (NGO) FEYLI. The fair, aimed at Baa atoll islands, will be held from 1400 hours […]