Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives is located in the administrative and business district of Male, a short walk from the Fish Market, Sultan Park and...

Hong Kong based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has opened Traders Hotel, Male in the Maldives.

The 117-room property was previously owned by Male Hotel Associates Pvt Ltd. and opened in September 2009.


Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives is located in the administrative and business district of Male, a short walk from the Fish Market, Sultan Park and the Old Friday Mosque and a five-minute speedboat ride from Male Airport. It is an optional stop-over point for guests at sister property Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa on Addu Atoll, just south of the equator.

The 14-storey hotel is the tallest hotel structure in downtown Male and has excellent views of the Indian Ocean from its rooftop restaurant and lounge. The hotel’s Deluxe Suite and 15 other guestrooms feature balconies on which their occupants can experience the sunset breeze.

This is the official logo of Hong Kong based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, which also owns the Traders Hotel mid-market brand

Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives offers three restaurants including the 24-hour Panini cafe on the lobby level, Lime for Asian and International fare and Azur, the rooftop lounge for European and Japanese fusion cuisine. In addition, room service is available around the clock to accommodate travellers on lay-overs or with jetlag.

The hotel boasts on its rooftop an 18.5 metre infinity pool which appears to blend into the Indian Ocean beyond. A fitness center with cardiovascular and strength-training equipment completes the hotel’s recreational facilities.

For special events, banquets or meetings, Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives offers three separate facilities, including a 254-square-meter ballroom for up to 300 guests.

“I am very excited to lead the conversion of Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives,” says Ester Marcaida, the manager of the hotel. “Since the opening the hotel has already become a landmark on the island and provides the perfect start or finale to a relaxing beach holiday.”

Traders, Shangri-La’s mid market brand caters to today’s business and leisure traveller, who is looking for simple, efficient, down to earth functionality presented with a smile. The integration into the Traders’ portfolio will allow the hotel to take advantage of Shangri-La’s global sales and distribution network and the brand’s Golden Circle guest recognition and airline partner programmes.

To mark its opening Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives is offering introductory rates of 20 per cent off the best available rate when staying for a minimum of two consecutive nights. The offer is available until the end of the year and reservations are subject to availability.

For more information or make a booking contact the hotel on reservation.thmd@shangri-la.com, call +960 330 0888 or visit www.tradershotels.com .

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 69 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands, with a room inventory of more than 30,000 rooms.

Traders Hotels are located in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Changzhou, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Penang, Shenyang, Singapore and Yangon and openings of new Trader Hotels are scheduled in Iskandar and Macau.

The Shangri-La group has more than 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Republic of Mongolia, Russia, Qatar, Turkey and United Kingdom.

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