Articles tagged “maldives”

Tourism

Sri Lanka’s Renewed Tourism Hopes Crushed by Doubts in Biggest Source Market

Sri Lanka’s biggest inbound market — India — is turning towards alternative destinations. The current Sri Lankan political turmoil threatens to cripple the tourism industry, which is worth more than $3.6 billion to the country and is the third largest foreign exchange earner.

Sri Lanka’s Renewed Tourism Hopes Crushed by Doubts in Biggest Source Market

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Where Russians Are Fleeing To

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, March 15, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Where Russians Are Fleeing To

Airlines

Russians Flee to Favorite Tourism Locales of Dubai and Maldives

Sanctions be damned, destinations like Dubai and Maldives continue to welcome an inflow of Russian rubles to their tourism economies.

Russians Flee to Favorite Tourism Locales of Dubai and Maldives

Tourism

Asia-Pacific Travel Recovery Will Be Bumpy

In a region this massive, recovery will be different from country to country. But you can expect to see regional travel renew faster than international long haul.

Asia-Pacific Travel Recovery Will Be Bumpy

Business Travel

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we covered the Maldives' experiment with new tourism models, the blurring of work and travel, Priceline's acquisition of an airline technology startup, and a Skift research analysis of hotel direct booking.

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

Maldives Woos Investors to Build New Longer-Stay Tourism Models

While the "one-island, one-resort" concept will remain its unique sell, Maldives is moving to diversify its product offering, a step in the right direction. The question is, will investors bite?

Maldives Woos Investors to Build New Longer-Stay Tourism Models

Tourism

This Maldives Resort Sky Guru Proves Wishing Upon a Star Does Make a Dream Job Come True

People go on vacation to get things they can't at home. As the industry recovers from the pandemic, Ali Shameem knows paying attention to the guest experience is essential.

This Maldives Resort Sky Guru Proves Wishing Upon a Star Does Make a Dream Job Come True

Coronavirus

10 Shared Learnings for Travel & Tourism One Year Into the Pandemic

People have had a year to consider the perilous state of the planet, and they're unimpressed. As borders reopen, sustainable, responsible, and regenerative travel will need to be reimagined, because the tourism sector is about to be in the eco-cross hairs.

10 Shared Learnings for Travel & Tourism One Year Into the Pandemic

Business Travel

A Winning Tourism Reopening Act and 11 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, the Maldives scored some tourism wins, Marriott axed more headquarters staff, Booking Holdings showed strength, U.S. Travel's tourism campaign raised doubts, and airlines newly discovered leisure travelers.

A Winning Tourism Reopening Act and 11 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

Maldives Notches Small and Big Wins in Its Reopening Act

So what good has come out of the Maldives' reopening since July 15? A lot actually, which other resort destinations may learn from, albeit this paradise has its unique strengths.

Maldives Notches Small and Big Wins in Its Reopening Act