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    A First Look at the Stunning Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands – Robb Report

    It’s just a 10-minute seaplane or 45-minute speedboat trip from Malé’s Velana International Airport up to the Fari Islands archipelago in the North Malé Atoll, where the first Ritz-Carlton property in the Maldives opened June 1. The all-villa resort offers everything you’d want in a tropical getaway—white sand beaches, crystal-blue lagoons, overwater and beachfront accommodations—as well as the type of elevated offerings you would expect from the luxury brand. As seen in these exclusive first-look photos, it’s all wrapped up in a striking, modern design by the late Australian architect Kerry Hill, who took inspiration for the spherical buildings from the circular forms of the lagoon, the swirling ocean breezes…

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    Lufthansa will replace the phrase “ladies and gentlemen”

    The post Lufthansa will replace the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Lufthansa Group will replace expressions like “ladies and gentleman” during onboard announcements in favour of gender-neutral greetings the airline confirmed on Wednesday. The change will be made not only at Lufthansa but also at Austrian Airlines, SWISS, and its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings. Confirming the change in an interview with Business Insider, Lufthansa’s equal opportunities officer Timotheus Piechatzek said ditching an age-old greeting like “ladies and gentleman” (or “Meine Damen und Herren” in German) would take some getting used to. “We will gradually implement gender-appropriate language within flight operations, i.e. in…

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    Become an SA expert: How to sell Adelaide and beyond

    The post Become an SA expert: How to sell Adelaide and beyond appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Glenelg Beach, Adelaide. Credit: Jase Hickson Looking to become an SA expert? Discover the best training resources, South Australia itineraries and commissionable experiences in this handy guide. Wine, wildlife and pristine landscapes make South Australia an essential part of any Australian travel itinerary. Visitors can sip fine vintages amid rolling vineyards, camp beneath the stars in the rugged outback, swim with dolphins, and watch the whales and sea lions in crystal clear waters. With Adelaide recently crowned the ‘third most liveable city in the world’ by the the Economist…

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    The winners of the 1st edition of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards have been revealed!

    The post The winners of the 1st edition of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards have been revealed! appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The renowned Farmani Group, along with 3C Awards, is pleased to formally announce the winners of its first edition of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards. LIV Hospitality Design Awards is open to architects and interior designers around the world who have  created incredible projects in Hospitality. The LIV Awards program is an inclusive platform, pursuing exceptional projects within the living and eating spaces, from co-living to beach resorts, from fine dining restaurants to pop-up bars. On April 30th, 2021, the submissions for the 1st…

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    Maldives bans travel from Pakistan, 6 other S Asian states

    MALE, Maldives: Rich Indians can no longer escape their country’s raging pandemic by holidaying in the Maldives, after the island paradise said on Wednesday it would ban travel from seven South Asian countries, including Pakistan, as it battles a surge in Covid-19 infections. The Indian Ocean holiday destination reopened its tourist resorts in July last year after halting international flights for more than three months at the start of the pandemic. But the atoll nation of 340,000 people has been grappling with a jump in cases, including a record single-day rise of 1,500 on Tuesday—compared with less than 100 cases just one month ago. Countries in South Asia, including its…