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The Maldives travel guide and things to do: 20 reasons to visit

The Maldives travel guide and things to do: 20 reasons to visit

White sands, blue seas, idyllic islands and luxurious resorts: here’s why you should visit this perfect paradise. 1. HAIL THE TAXI Usually other countries’ taxis are a source of great rip-off tales for travellers. Taxis here are jaunty public ferries linking the islands: most foreigners will use only the route ...

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JW Marriott Cancun Completes Renovation

JW Marriott Cancun Completes Renovation

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The renovation included what the property called an “extensive transformation” of all 447 guestrooms and suites. “We are excited to introduce JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa’s reimagined look to our guests, offering them ...

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What I Learnt About Running in Maldives

What I Learnt About Running in Maldives

Running on a vacation is not only a great way to stay in shape, it is also a wonderful way to explore new places. Don’t be surprised if running changes your perspective of the country you’re visiting and its people. Next time when you pack for your vacation, bring along ...

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The Best Spring Break Food Destinations

The Best Spring Break Food Destinations

Going on spring break is an American right of passage, and even though drunken debauchery is often part of the equation, a huge part of the excitement for these early spring travelers is getting to taste their way through a destination. Whether you’re looking to go big time or are ...

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20 cool hotels in the Maldives | Travel

Best for couples 1 Veligandu Island Resort SpaNorth Ari AtollNamed after the island’s pristine 80m sandbank — perfect for romantic sunset strolls — Veligandu became an adults-only resort last year. Spend a day sailing through the unspoilt archipelago or explore beneath the water with the Padi-approved dive school (the snorkelling ...

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Royal Caribbean Stock Gains as Millennials Go to Sea

Royal Caribbean Cruises stock (ticker: RCL) jumped more than 6% on Wednesday afternoon, following the cruise operator’s fourth-quarter earnings report. CEO Richard Fain tells Barron’s that he’s most proud of the company’s consistency: “We keep saying what we’re going to do, and we keep achieving it.” China’s slowing economy hasn’t ...

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Maldives holiday: Everything you should know

And since the tourism industry kicked off in the 1970s, the Maldives has also become one of the world’s most drool-worthy tropical escapes — a Disneyland for beachcombers, surfers, scuba divers, yachties, honeymooners, spa junkies and hotel brats seeking the ultimate holiday bragging rights. 5 MYTHS OF THE MALDIVES HOLIDAY ...

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Bermuda Launching First-Ever Spa Month

Bermuda Launching First-Ever Spa Month

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Historic charm, world-class golf and, yes, quite a few terrific spas. And now the Atlantic island of Bermuda is upping its wellness game, with the launch of its first-ever Spa Month in February. The new initiative by the Bermuda Tourism Authority is a push ...

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The Maldives on a budget: Even families can afford it

The Maldives on a budget: Even families can afford it

You don’t — unless you’re a Clooney or a Rooney — visit the Maldives with several small children in tow. But here we are, at drinks o’clock on a tropical atoll, being handed ripe coconuts and a large machete. We are about to quench our thirsts the old-fashioned way. This ...

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