The Maldives reopens its resorts as the travel restrictions are lifted. On July 15th, Maldives reopened its border to international visitors and Maldives & PR Corporation announced that by the end of October, 146 resorts out of 156 resorts will reopen to visitors. Health and safety measures set by the Ministry of Tourism are expected to be followed.
94 percent of the resorts in Maldives will reopen ahead of the key ‘winter sun’ months
94 percent of the resorts in the Maldives will reopen ahead of the key ‘winter sun’ travel months when many UK travelers escape to the warmer climates. To date, 43 resorts have been open to visitors. Further in August, 28 resorts will reopen to the public, including Joali Maldives, all the four properties in Coco Collection, and also the Centara’s Maldivian portfolio of resorts. And also 46 resorts including Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, Reethi Faru Resort, and Niyama Private Islands Maldives will reopen in the month of October.
According to the Covid-19 safe tourism guidelines and hygiene certification program issued in June by the Maldivian Ministry of Tourism, protective measures ensuring the safety of both tourists and staff working in the industry must be taken by all 156 resorts located in the island nation.
The Managing Director of Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation(MMPRC), Thoyyib Mohamed, speaking about resort reopening said: “Following the issue of detailed Covid-19 safe tourism guidelines and the reopening of our international borders on July 15th, the Maldives is now fully prepared to welcome back tourists to our island nation, with safety being the destinations’ top priority.” Further, it was added: “Over 40 resorts in the Maldives are already open to guests and a further 103 will reopen before the month of November, so we look forward to welcoming back UK holidaymakers to our beautiful islands.”
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