Introducing visiting practitioners & Artist at Amilla Fushi

Baa Atoll, Maldives, 22nd of January 2017: The New Year at Amilla Fushi starts off in great spirit for body and mind as a range of visiting practitioners and artists are available for private and group classes or workshops throughout the first few months of the year.

Canadian born athlete, Ocean Bloom, brings a refreshingly sensible, holistic and personalized approach to total health and fitness with over 25 years’ experience in the fitness industry as a fitness champion, personal trainer and a certified yoga teacher. Ocean’s powerful, innovative programs have produced many athletic champions and supported countless individuals in accomplishing their personal health and fitness goals. Ocean’s classes combine physical fitness (raw, outdoor training) with inner, spiritual development (yoga, meditation and clean eating).

Services offered at Amilla until summer:

CMT (Conscious Movement Therapy) & NLT (Neuro-Linguistic Tapping) – A centering approach to transforming physical, emotional and energetic blockages in a way that is empowering and satisfying. Sessions combine dialogue, breath work, and Thai Yoga Massage, to connect to your own inner guidance.

RAW FITNESS – Become vibrantly alive in your body with Raw Fitness, an outdoor training system of strength, cardio and core work that focuses on total health and wellbeing through movement and conscious awareness of the body and its surroundings.

YOGA – During a 75 minute group class, explore new patterns of movement, breath and meditation. Ocean’s energetic flow vinyasa sequences create a deeper connection to your physical, mental, energetic and emotional bodies, improving postural alignment, balance and core strength.

Yes, indeed it is a feast to behold, so make haste to reserve this vivid gastronomic voyage!

Visiting practitioner Dr. B believes “The most important tool for daily living is to train the mind for its own transformation,” A Holistic Practitioner and Educator; Sukkasart Institute of Healing Arts with an intensive knowledge in Alternative Medicine

Taoist Practice, Tibetan Medicine and Mind Training. Experience Dr. Buathon’s Signature Healing by allowing your body and mind to become one. Sessions include energy enhancing chakra healing oil and Tibetan sound healing, mind transformation and physical tension release and abdominal detox. All guests are invited to join Dr. Buathon’s complimentary Holistic Consultation to understand the greater connection of the body and mind for overall well-being.

Dr. Buathon will be available for group workshops or private consultations from 20th of January onward. The Javvu Spa offers an extensive menu of innovative, results driven spa treatments, fitness and wellness classes that focusses on the importance of individual holistic treatments. Tailor-made services are designed to re-establish energy flows, increase circulation and create a foundation for balance, health and wellness

Mark Standing

Originally born in Zimbabwe, London based international exhibiting artist Marc Standing has a wealth of experience in the art world. His work is displayed worldwide from private members clubs to national collections; with his signature style recognized internationally at art awards, charity initiatives as well as solo and group exhibitions.

Group and private art classes with Marc are available daily from the 22nd of January to the 18th of April at the Amilla artist studio. Which is located at the heart of the island, the Emperor Beach Club – Amilla’s epicentre of fun and games for guests of all ages.

Maldives Shines at the largest Swiss Holiday & Travel Fair – FESPO

Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation along with 6 companies from the tourism industry is currently representing Maldives at the largest Swiss holiday and travel fair, FESPO 2017. The Head of Maldives delegation will be Acting Managing Director of MMPRC, Mr. Haris Mohamed. FESPO will be held from 26-29 January 2016 at Messe Zürich in Zürich, Switzerland.

With more than 650 exhibitors and over 650,000 visitors expected to attend the fair, this year marks the 27th anniversary of FESPO. FESPO offers its visitors information for Holidays and Travel and tips for adventurous, exciting, relaxing and unique holidays.

FESPO is increasingly becoming a key indicator for the tourism sector; it is an excellent platform and offers its visitors information for holidays and travel. FESPO 2016 attracted over 62,000 visitors including trade, media and consumers.

FESPO 2017 will be attracting a huge number of visitors from Switzerland and German speaking countries. This would be an ideal platform to promote the Maldives as a holiday destination. Participation at FESPO is expected to help boost the number of arrivals to Maldives.

With a market share of 2.5% and a total of 31,678 arrivals in 2016, Switzerland is one of the top 10 markets for Maldives.

Baros Maldives Wins Tripadvisor Awards

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Baros Maldives has won an incredible nine awards in the recently announced TripAdvisor Awards for hotels rated the best in the world in 2016. The winning hotels were chosen from millions of reviews posted by guests last year on the popular TripAdvisor website.

In the world category of hotels, Baros Maldives was ranked Number 14 out of the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World, and 22nd in the Top 25 hotels in the World for Romance. The Resort was also recognised as 4th in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Asia and 2nd in the Top 10 Luxury Hotels in the Maldives.

The romantic atmosphere of Baros Maldives is acknowledged by guests’ comments with the resort being acclaimed as Number 6 out of the Top 25 Hotels in Asia for Romance, and the first of the Top 10 Hotels for Romance in the Maldives. Other awards were for being Number 11 out of the Top 25 Best Service Hotels in Asia and Number 2 of the Top 10 Best Service Hotels in the Maldives, as well as Number 8 in the Top Ten of all hotels in the Maldives.

The awards, which reflect guests’ own rating of properties and not those of publicists or media, have been presented for the last 14 years. The current awards recognise 7,028 properties in 97 countries with hotels being judged on service, quality and value.

“Travellers considering their next trip can book confidently selecting from these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor, in a written statement.

Baros Maldives, a private, Maldivian-owned island of 75 overwater and beach villas, was also acclaimed as the World’s Most Romantic Resort in 2016 and The Maldives’ Leading Boutique Resort in 2016 by the World Travel Awards.