Maldives Tourism Development Corporation Plc (MTDC) Requests for Proposal for the Management/Operation of a Resort

MTDC invites interested parties to submit written proposal for the management/operation of Herathera Island Resort, Seenu Atoll, Maldives.

Male', Maldives, October 21, 2012 --( Maldives Tourism Development Corporation Plc (MTDC) requests both Maldivian and foreign parties to submit written Proposals under the Request for Proposal (RFP), dated 16th October 2012 (REF no: MTDC/2012/HIR-RFP/01) for the management/operation of Herathera Island, Seenu Atoll, an island leased by the Government of Maldives, by either one or both of the following ways:

a. Formation of a Joint Venture Partnership with MTDC for management and operation of the Island. Parties who are eligible to submit proposals for this option are Maldivian and foreign limited liability companies only.

b. Full outright purchase of the Island and management and operation of a Resort Hotel thereupon. Parties who are eligible to submit proposals for this option are Maldivian and foreign individuals, partnerships and companies.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) is available on MTDC website ( A pre-submission meeting to provide information about the RFP to the interested parties will be held on 5th November 2012, 1400 hours at MTDC Head Office.

A complete set of Request for Proposal Documents (RFPD) may be purchased on submission of an Application Form to MTDC. The Application Form can be collected from MTDC Head Office or can be downloaded from MTDC’s website.

Interested parties must submit their Proposal on or before 21st November 2012, 14:00 hours.

About Herathera Island Resort
Herathera is situated in the southern-most tip of Maldives and is 10 minutes by speed boat from the Gan International Airport in Seenu Atoll. The Property is 4 kilometers long in length and is separated by a channel whereby the channel flows between Herathera and Hulhudhu/Meedhu - inhabited islands. The Property houses 544 beds which are spread over the length of 4km. Out of the 272 rooms, 151 of them are Beach Villas, 120 of which are Jacuzzi Beach villas and 1 Grand Master Beach Villa. Beach Villas are individual wooden bungalows located on the beach offering a beautiful view of the ocean. Jacuzzi Beach Villas are beach villas with a more spacious bedroom and a Jacuzzi for two, under the stars on a wooden deck in the backyard. Website:

For further information about this request, kindly write to or
Maldives Tourism Development Corporation (Plc)
Hawwa Alishan