Coffee Lab Maldives Announces 1st Vespa Maldives Aeropress Championship

The 1st Maldives Aeropress Championship (MAC), proudly sponsored by Vespa, will be held on 29 Sep 2017 at The Commons Room, Hulhumale. The winner of the national competition will go on a sponsored trip to represent Maldives in the World Aeropress Championship, on 9 Nov 2017, Seoul, Korea. The World Aeropress Championship (WAC) is a…

Mövenpick Ice Cream to make a return into Maldives

Mövenpick International has announced to make a return into Maldives by end of May 2017. Mövenpick had previously opened an outlet in the Maldives at Artificial beach. VH Holding, the company responsible for bringing in Mövenpick into Maldives said that the ice cream would be directly sourced from Switzerland. The restaurant would serve various dishes…

Coca Cola Company launches a new Juice Brand to the Market

Coca Cola Company launches a new juice brand called “Minute Maid Pulpy” which contains fresh fruit pulps into the market. This juice was introduced today at a ceremony held at Salt Restaurant. Speaking at this ceremony, the general manager of Coca Cola Company, Mr. Milindh Denasaree mentioned that this juice is specially made for people…

South African Restaurant ‘Barcelos’ opens in Male’

South African International franchise brand ‘Barcelos’ restaurant opens in Male’ and is located in H.Thinoonu near Muliaage. According to the manager of Barcelos restaurant, Mr. Ali Hussain, this restaurant is specialized in various chicken dishes. “This is a fast food restaurant and has a similar taste to ‘Nandos’”, Ali mentions.  Additionally, to bring extra flavor…

New Opening in 2017: The Terminal Café

The café is divided into 3 different areas, an outdoor area downstairs, an air-conditioned indoor fine dining area, and an open area on the first floor with smoking allowed. The food at Terminal Café is targeted towards healthier eating options and is described as ‘Fusion’. Some of their specialties include the ‘Terminal Special Teriyaki Burger’,…

Opening in 2017: Newport View

Newport View is a brand new branch of the ‘Newport’ restaurants opening at the Chinese Maldives Friendship Bridge Viewing Platform in Male’s Southeastern corner. Newport View will feature many tantalizing dishes brought specially by executive chef in charge of over 130 hotels in the Marriot International chain, Chef Aamir Abassi. World-famous for his creativity with…

Opening in 2017: Chatime

  Chatime, the world’s most popular bubble tea franchise, will be coming to Maldives this year, with the opening date tentatively set for mid-February. Originating from Taiwanese Culture, Chatime is now present in over 1,000 locations in 26 countries including Malaysia, Cambodia, Australia, UK, USA, and UAE. The franchise serves bubble tea, iced tea and…

Opening in 2017: The Manhattan Fish Market

The Manhattan Fish Market, one of the world’s most popular seafood franchises’, will be opening in Hulhumale’ in late January. The Manhattan Fish Market is a world-famous seafood franchise originating from Malaysia, with over 67 restaurants in more than 12 different countries throughout Asia and the Middle East including Japan, Qatar, Oman and Singapore. The…

Coca-Cola launches New Year Promotion with Exciting Prizes

Coca-Cola has launched a New Year Promotion titled ‘Taste the Feeling’, offering 27 lucky winners all-expense paid trips for two to Bangkok, Thailand, and one year’s supply of free Coca-Cola for 18 more winners. A special ‘Gold-capped’ range of Coke bottles has been introduced to the market for this promotion, and anyone can participate by…

The Greatest Chefs being held in Suzhou

A Chinese and foreign hotel’s cooking competition – CCTV “The Greatest Chefs” is currently ongoing at Suzhou with four Maldivian chefs taking part in it. They are Chef Fatheen (Bandos Maldives), Chef Sobah (Soneva) and Chef Niyaz (Hulhule Island Hotel) and Chef Nasim (Retro Cafe). All Chefs from Maldives are representatives of Chefs Guild of the Maldives (CGM)…

Happy Market launches moto with positive vibes!

UAE born brand, moto kicked off the weekend with the outstanding ‘Positive Vibes! by moto” event on Thursday night, 1st of September. The entertainment event held at Alimas Carnival in Male’ City was hosted by Happy Market Pvt. Ltd., the authorized sole distributor for moto in the Maldives and saw the official launching of moto…

Hotel Jen Launches New Reward program in Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go

Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go has introduced the Coffee Reward Card from 01st of September 2016. Assistant Marketing & Communications Manager Ms. Nina Mohamed at Hotel Jen Male’ Maldives said “Today, more and more consumers want to be rewarded for their loyalty, At Hotel Jen, we pride ourselves on offering our regular customers the very best service…