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New Cargo Terminal Inauguration in the Maldives

President and government officials inaugurating the new cargo terminal
The president of the Maldives, Dr Mohamed Muizzu officially inaugurated the new cargo terminal at the Velana International Airport on 15th January 2023.

This new cargo terminal addition is part of the development project, as Velana International Airport is trying to cater to the growing tourism industry in the Maldives and to cater to the increased number of arrivals each year. 

With this new development, the cargo terminal now has more capacity, servicing three times more cargo compared to the previous facility. Additionally, the capacity of the new terminal will also increase to a total of 120,000 tonnes of cargo services per year. This is a big step up from the 50,000 tonnes that the previous terminal was able to service.

In addition to equipping environmentally friendly vehicles with updated amenities, the new cargo terminal also includes a three-story office building with 55 office spaces for airlines and brokers. 

Velana International Airport, which is the connecting port for travellers from all around the globe to the beautiful destination of the Maldives has been going through major upgrades in recent years. Recently, the President has also announced a development megaproject which will see the expansion of the airport to accommodate 25 million tourists annually!

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Indulge in Delightful Easter Flavors at Kuda Villingili Maldives

Kuda Villingili welcomes travellers to join in for a special Easter celebration of joy, hope and new beginnings at the resort!

With this year’s theme of ‘Rekindling Roots’, Kuda Villingili Maldives invites guests to strengthen family ties and embark on a journey of self-discovery.

Festive Activities

The festivities will commence on Mach 27th with a special Easter soiree at the Raalhu Bar. Here, guests are welcome to enjoy tailored cocktails and canapes, while enjoying the beautiful sunset. From here on, guests will go on a ‘Spice Journey’, where a four-course set menu will take your breath away. Showcasing unique spices and flavours with live music will create the perfect tone for an unforgettable Easter celebration.

On the 28th of March, guests are welcome to indulge in Maldivian and International buffet Dinner at the Restaurant. And on March 29th, delectable flavours and traditional dishes wait on a journey to the East. On March 30th, experience a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian vibrancy with a tantalizing dinner at Mar-Umi.

On March 31st, the Easter Gala Dinner will take place at The Restaurant. The feast features gourmet delights and signature cocktails. The celebrations continue into the next day with a Surf & Turf BBQ dinner, with live music. Wine lovers are welcome to join the Wine Library Dinner on April 2nd and enjoy an exclusive selection of wines served in the cosy atmosphere of the library.

In addition to these culinary delights, Kuda Villingili also offers an array of activities. Guests can enjoy everything from nurturing and well-being at the spa to exciting sports. Kids are also welcome to enjoy experiences designed to create cherished memories this Easter at the Kuda Fiyo Kids’ Club.

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