Articles tagged “indian ocean”

Maldives cancels major airport project at the last minute sending a negative signal to investors

Maldives cancels major airport project at the last minute sending a negative signal to investors

Reuters

Despite the Maldives’ reputation as popular leisure destination, internal cultural conflicts and an unpredictable government will push foreign investors away from the Indian Ocean islands.

7 years ago

Will hotel development spell the downfall of Quirimbas Archipelago?

Will hotel development spell the downfall of Quirimbas Archipelago?

Fiona Duncan, The Daily Telegraph

The challenge of delivering a consistent experience for visitors is on factor that leads to distinctive destinations like the Quirimbas to transform to suit outsiders. How this remote location meets the challenge will determine its future.

7 years ago

The golden days of piracy are over as the Indian Ocean gets safer

Abdi Guled, Associated Press

The decline in piracy has also caused inflation in in Somalia to subside as once high-flying pirates have gone back to their day jobs following a concerted effort by the EU, Japan, and the U.S. to quell what had been a rising tide of ransoms and kidnappings in the region.

7 years ago