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Maldives first nine-hole recreational golf course opens at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa


The official opening ceremony of Maldives first nine-hole recreational golf course at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa in presence of His Excellency Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, minister of tourism, arts and culture. His Excellency was accompanied by Rene Egle, general manager at the property. The Villingili Golf Course sits on seven and a half hectares of previously undeveloped land at the southern end of Villingili Island.
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Best of The Rich Traveller


This week we can’t stop drooling over the new $10,000 shopping package at the Fairmont Chicago. And what better way to go shopping than with the Ultratravel Currency Card, offering a range of benefits for the jet-setters. Bespoke experiences continue to be a trend with hotels offering a wide range of packages from special pet-service at the Ritz-Carlton, LA to dual-island getaways from Anantara Resorts, Blue mountain trails with the Wolgan Valley Resort, divorce packages for the newly divorcees at the Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas and special Grand Prix packages with Etihad Airways , with the racing season not too far away. Traveling can never go out of style especially when carrying around a Paul Smith & Leica camera. We also get a peek into Korean Air’s new A380 superjumbo, while Las Vegas gets ready to be home to the world’s largest Ferris wheel.

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