• Travel Destinations

    BBC – Travel – A new island of hope rising from the Indian Ocean

    (This year, we published many inspiring and amazing stories that made us fall in love with the world – and this is one our favourites. Click here for the full list). Scattered across the Arabian Sea, south-west of Sri Lanka and India, the Maldives present the face of a dreamy, tropical idyll to travellers from all over the world, who fly in to savour picture-perfect coral atolls fringed with white sand, luxurious resorts and world-class water sport. We are one of the most vulnerable countries on Earth But perhaps no other nation faces an environmental threat quite like the Maldives. Its luxury beach resorts may be world-famous, but with more…