LUX* Resorts and Hotels unveiled its new luxury island resort, LUX* North Male, on Friday.
Minister of Tourism Ali Waheed, who inaugurated the launch, said that LUX* North Male is a unique resort in the country.
The Minister further stated that the resort’s hallmarks range from the design of the resort, its services and the abundant number of locals employed at the resort, which he described as a huge advancement for tourism.
Local employment rate at LUX* North Male is 55 percent.
LUX*'s Chief Operations Officer Dominik Ruhl, who has worked in the Maldivian Tourism sector for 19 years, proclaimed that LUX* North Male would be the most pleasant resort to open in 2019. Moreover, the resort’s biggest target would be to provide the freshly introduced services in its most conscientious form to tourists.
The resort has 67 double-storey penthouse villas with a maximum occupancy of 200 guests, developed over six hectares of land in Olhahali Picnic Island, Male Atoll.
The villas, which feature a private pool each, were designed in the shape of a boat by a Maldivian Architect, while the interior was designed by a Singaporean Architect.
In addition to LUX* South Ari Atoll, LUX* North Male is the second resort by LUX* in Maldives
LUX* also operates resorts in Mauritius, China, Turkey, Reunion Island, Italy and Vietnam.