Maldives

At this Maldives spot, you can eat a healthy meal *literally* under the sea

Ready to add to your ever-growing travel bucket list? As if you needed another reason to visit the dreamy Maldives, it turns out you can dine under …

Lifestyle

Why is the FTA between China and Maldives important to India?

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>Colm McLoughlin receives the coveted Arabian Business Achievement Award<p>Rajasthan …

China

Maldives suspends leaders for meeting Indian ambassador: Move casts shadow on bilateral ties as China tightens grip

The Maldives government, in a move that may irk India, suspended three members of a local body for meeting Indian Ambassador Akhilesh Mishra. This …

India

12 reasons Maldives is the perfect honeymoon destination

1/12<p>Maldives is a tiny island in the Indian Ocean that depends on imports to sustain its successful luxury tourism sector. This photo shows the …

Beaches

Hope Sri Lanka will mind our security concerns, says India as Colombo formally hands over Hambantota port to China

<b>New Delhi</b>: India expects Sri Lanka to be mindful of its "security concerns and sensitivities", the external affairs ministry said on Thursday while …

China

Maldives Dreams: JOALI Opens Offering Sustainable Glamour

Designed as a sophisticated globalista’s luxurious island retreat, JOALI, opens in the Raas Atoll of The Maldives in the latter half of 2018. The …

Luxury

The “People First” Economic Policy by The Maldives President

The crystal-clear water paradise of Maldives is going through a bold economic drive led by the current President Yameen Abdul Gayyoom. Anyone who had visited the country in the past year would have seen tremendous development around the capital city, Male, as well as in various regions or Atolls; …

Economy

Maldives signs trade pact with China

The Maldives on Friday signed a crucial free trade deal with China, while endorsing its Maritime Silk Road project shunned by India for its strategic …

China

China, Maldives to strengthen tourism cooperation - Xinhua

BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- China and the Maldives agreed to strengthen cooperation on tourism, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with the Maldives …

China

Maldives signed off on China trade deal with just an hour’s debate over 1,000-page agreement

The Maldives government signed a free-trade agreement with China during a visit to Beijing by President Abdulla Yameen, it said on Friday, despite …

China

China and Maldives sign free trade, maritime deals

China and the Maldives on Thursday signed deals to cooperate on a free-trade agreement and on Beijing’s maritime trade plan, as China takes a growing …

China

Ten Best New Luxury & Boutique Hotels In The Maldives

If you are travelling to the Maldives, why not pick a brand new luxury boutique hotel or resort for your stay. In this article, we review the ten …

Hotels

India shouldn’t be overly nervous about China-Maldives free trade agreement

The free trade agreement (FTA) that the Maldives signed last week with China has attracted a lot of attention, with concerns being expressed by …

News (China)

It’s Advantage China As India Loses Maldives Plot

India is losing the Maldives plot and China has finally demonstrated the kind of sway it holds on the South Asian Association for Regional …

China

Inside the Battle for the Heart and Soul of the Maldives

Until recently the Maldives did not have an image problem. Expertly insulated on private islands and in luxury cabanas, the honeymooners and …

Amal Clooney

Maldives Parliament Approves FTA With China Amidst Opposition Boycott

China already has a FTA with Pakistan and is currently negotiating a deal with Sri Lanka.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The Maldives will soon become the second country …

China

India’s Regional Power Credentials Under Threat by China

Maldives is the smallest nation in South Asia in terms of population, area and GDP. Yet in August 2017, it defied India, the regional power, by …

Asia

Chinese-backed housing project underway in the Maldives

The President of the Maldives was on-hand to mark the start of the largest affordable housing project in the Maldives, which is being built by a …

News (China)

Maldives investigation alleges two suspects were planning suicide attack in capital

MALE (Reuters) - Two Maldivians suspected of having links to Islamic State (IS)militants were planning to carry out a suicide attack in the country's capital, government officials said on Wednesday.<p>The two, in their 20s, have been in detention since September but officials are now asking for them …

World News

Get 30% off a 4-night Stay in a Villa at Milaidhoo Resort in the Maldives

An exclusive offer for Operation Vacation and T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away,</i> …

Travel

How to travel the Maldives on a budget

<i>I met the incredible Kristie from you.theworld.wandering on my recent trip to the Maldives. You know, the trip where this super funny incident</i> …

Inside the Maldives’ Newest Island Paradise

Kudadoo Private Island will debut this summer with 15 overwater bungalows.<p>The Maldives has no shortage of amazing overwater retreats—but come this …

Travel

Guy gets pranked with fake trip to the Maldives after losing his driving licence

After William Armstrong lost his driving licence on a night out, he was lucky enough to have it sent back to his home address after it was found on …

Travel agent pranks man who loses his ID; books him fake first-class trip

The package from Flight Centre.<p>Losing things while having a few beers is a fairly common occurrence.<p>Wallets, phones, dignity - but one man in the UK …

New Zealand News

Where to bring in the New Year in the Maldives

It’s time to get the prep started<p>If the hottest question of the season hasn’t come around yet, it soon will: “So, what’re your plans for the New …

Indian Ocean

Head to Mauritius or The Maldives for a winter break in paradise

Even if it’s a rainy afternoon at London Gatwick as you step aboard flight BA2069, it really doesn’t matter. In less than 12 hours, you’ll be more …

Indian Ocean

Sunny Deal: £379+ European Cities To Maldives Or Bali Round Trip- On Top Airlines...

It’s always time to go to Bali. The land of lush jungles, swanky beaches and plush hotels is the ideal spot to forget about the world- even if just …

Air Travel

Maldives On Budget

Share Pin Email<p>Maldives On Budget – The Ultimate Guide<p>How to Do Maldives on budget?<p><i>When you think about Maldives, you might picture yourself chilling</i> …

Asia Travel

Bits: BA selling Heathrow economy flights from £26, new Maldives hand baggage rules

News in brief:<b>BA now selling economy fares at Heathrow from £26</b><b>British Airways has announced a wave of price cuts for the Winter schedules</b>. It has to …

Airlines

Measuring Star, Skyteam, One World – Which is the “BEST” airline alliance?

Every airline passenger will have seen the name and logos of the three big airline alliances carrying almost two out of three of the world’s airline …

Airlines