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Maldives’ intriguing and mysterious ancient Buddhist era Maldives’ intriguing and mysterious ancient Buddhist era
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Maldives’ intriguing and mysterious ancient Buddhist era
April 29, 2022
Behind the sun-kissed shores of the Maldives is a rich cultural history stretching back centuries. The religious heritage is a fascinating part of its story.
Maldives continue to ease Covid restrictions Maldives continue to ease Covid restrictions
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Maldives continue to ease Covid restrictions
March 16, 2022
Fully vaccinated visitors to the Maldives no longer require a pre-entry PCR test. Visitors now simply require two doses of an approved WHO Coronaviru vaccine.
Maldives Floating City to Meet the Challenge of Rising Sea Levels Maldives Floating City to Meet the Challenge of Rising Sea Levels
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Maldives Floating City to Meet the Challenge of Rising Sea Levels
February 26, 2022
With the issue of rising sea levels a hot topic for the Maldives, plans are progressing for a unique and highly ambitious new project of floating city.
Maldives Lifts Omicron Travel Ban for African Tourists Maldives Lifts Omicron Travel Ban for African Tourists
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Maldives Lifts Omicron Travel Ban for African Tourists
January 11, 2022
The Maldives has lifted its travel ban for African nations. Tourists from South Africa and six other countries in the continent can now travel freely.
Maldives Main Airport Opens New Service Complex for Luxury Travellers Maldives Main Airport Opens New Service Complex for Luxury Travellers
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Maldives Main Airport Opens New Service Complex for Luxury Travellers
January 8, 2022
Maldives’ Velana International Airport has opened its much-anticipated new VIP/CIP complex, offering modern services and facilities for the luxury traveller.
New Departure Tax from Travellers Now in Effect in the Maldives New Departure Tax from Travellers Now in Effect in the Maldives
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New Departure Tax from Travellers Now in Effect in the Maldives
January 1, 2022
A new Departure Tax is now in effect for anyone travelling from an airport in the Maldives. Visitors are subject to the new Tax when leaving the country.
Maldives Tourism Recovery Strengthens Amidst Uncertainties Maldives Tourism Recovery Strengthens Amidst Uncertainties
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Maldives Tourism Recovery Strengthens Amidst Uncertainties
December 21, 2021
Tourism industry in the Maldives is now recovering strongly. International tourism has been affected by the coronavirus and visitor numbers are still lower.
Home Stay Tourism to Offer Authentic Taste of Life in Maldives Home Stay Tourism to Offer Authentic Taste of Life in Maldives
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Home Stay Tourism to Offer Authentic Taste of Life in Maldives
December 13, 2021
Visitors to the Maldives will have the opportunity to experience local culture and tradition with the introduction of home stay tourism first time in Maldives.
The Maldives Responds to New COVID Variant with Travel Restrictions The Maldives Responds to New COVID Variant with Travel Restrictions
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The Maldives Responds to New COVID Variant with Travel Restrictions
November 29, 2021
The Maldives has imposed a travel ban on seven African countries to help stem the flow of the latest COVID variant. The ban was implemented on Sunday.
Marry Harmoniously with Nature in the Maldives Marry Harmoniously with Nature in the Maldives
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Marry Harmoniously with Nature in the Maldives
November 23, 2021
The mesmerising lagoon, which dazzles the eyes in sunlight, agreeably accommodates the man-made intrusion. It welcomes guests marry harmoniously with nature.
Maldives Frustrated by UN Climate Conference Compromise Maldives Frustrated by UN Climate Conference Compromise
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Maldives Frustrated by UN Climate Conference Compromise
November 17, 2021
Officials from the Maldives were left frustrated by the COP26 compromise. Delegates failed to reach a consensus on key issues at the UN’s climate conference.
Tourism to Drive Growth of Maldives Economy Tourism to Drive Growth of Maldives Economy
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Tourism to Drive Growth of Maldives Economy
November 10, 2021
The recovery of tourism sector is expected to have a significant impact on Maldives’ economic growth. A report from the World Bank forecasts economic recovery.
Infrastructure Plan will Bring Tourism to all Parts of Maldives Infrastructure Plan will Bring Tourism to all Parts of Maldives
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Infrastructure Plan will Bring Tourism to all Parts of Maldives
November 5, 2021
The Maldives has ambitious plan to develop and upgrade the nationwide infrastructure that will allow tourism to reach all parts of this beautiful island nation.
Maldives Expects to Welcome 1.3 Million Visitors During 2021 Maldives Expects to Welcome 1.3 Million Visitors During 2021
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Maldives Expects to Welcome 1.3 Million Visitors During 2021
November 1, 2021
Maldives visitor numbers have surpassed one million and expects welcomed over 1.3 million tourists by the end of the year which is two times the population.
Maldives Quarantine Tourism Falls After Easing Middle East Entry Rules Maldives Quarantine Tourism Falls After Easing Middle East Entry Rules
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Maldives Quarantine Tourism Falls After Easing Middle East Entry Rules
October 28, 2021
The number of Indian expat workers who are quarantined in the Maldives has fallen dramatically as countries in the Middle East ease their entry requirements.
Heavenly Beauty of Sumptuous Clarity of Maldives Heavenly Beauty of Sumptuous Clarity of Maldives
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Heavenly Beauty of Sumptuous Clarity of Maldives
October 22, 2021
The Maldives offers no greater treasure than the gift of barefoot luxury. A tantalising lagoon of sumptuous clarity stretches all around you to enjoy the sun.
Visitors from Italy to Travel Again to the Maldives Visitors from Italy to Travel Again to the Maldives
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Visitors from Italy to Travel Again to the Maldives
October 18, 2021
After Maldives’ reopening to tourism, and removal from Italy’s red list, visitors are again starting to travel the Maldives as their top holiday destination.
Maldives Tackles Climate Change with Clean-up of Toxic Trash Island Maldives Tackles Climate Change with Clean-up of Toxic Trash Island
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Maldives Tackles Climate Change with Clean-up of Toxic Trash Island
October 14, 2021
The Maldives is undoubtedly one of the most stunning nations on earth. However there is a mark on its pristine natural beauty – dealing with increasing waste.
Maldives to Start the Tourism Golden Jubilee Celebration Maldives to Start the Tourism Golden Jubilee Celebration
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Maldives to Start the Tourism Golden Jubilee Celebration
October 10, 2021
Almost five decades ago when the first resort opened in Maldives, it was still an archipelago barely known to outside world with islanders relied on fishing.
Direct Flights to Maldives Re-established from UK Direct Flights to Maldives Re-established from UK
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Direct Flights to Maldives Re-established from UK
October 7, 2021
A direct connection between the UK and the Maldives has been re-established following the easing of Coronavirus restrictions last month by Maldives authority.
Idyllic Oasis in Maldives with Restorative Powers Idyllic Oasis in Maldives with Restorative Powers
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Idyllic Oasis in Maldives with Restorative Powers
September 24, 2021
This idyllic oasis in Maldives is defined by its tender soft white beach, effulgent palette of blue surround and vibrant green garden with restorative powers.
Maldives Expects Surge in UK Tourists Maldives Expects Surge in UK Tourists
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Maldives Expects Surge in UK Tourists
September 21, 2021
The number of English tourists visiting the Maldives is expected to increase significantly after the United Kingdom Government eased coronavirus restrictions.
Biggest Integrated Tourism Project in Maldives to Add New Hotel Biggest Integrated Tourism Project in Maldives to Add New Hotel
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Biggest Integrated Tourism Project in Maldives to Add New Hotel
August 16, 2021
The Maldives’ first multi-island integrated leisure destination is to welcome a new luxury resort. SO Maldives is scheduled to open at Crossroads Maldives.
Turquoise Clarity from a Sun Kissed Beach in the Maldives Turquoise Clarity from a Sun Kissed Beach in the Maldives
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Turquoise Clarity from a Sun Kissed Beach in the Maldives
August 13, 2021
The turquoise clarity of the lagoon is surrounded by serenity, but for the noise of the water gingerly lapping against the sun kissed beach in the Maldives.
Demand Soars for Maldives Guesthouses Demand Soars for Maldives Guesthouses
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Demand Soars for Maldives Guesthouses
August 10, 2021
Guest houses in Maldives are currently seeing unprecedented demand despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and have been overwhelmed by Gulf bound travellers.
Maldives Prepares for Vaccine Tourism in September Maldives Prepares for Vaccine Tourism in September
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Maldives Prepares for Vaccine Tourism in September
August 1, 2021
The Maldives is planning to offer COVID-19 vaccines to tourists. The country is keen to make it as easy as possible for visitors to enjoy Maldives once more.
Maldives Relaxes PCR Test Rules for Visitors Maldives Relaxes PCR Test Rules for Visitors
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Maldives Relaxes PCR Test Rules for Visitors
July 29, 2021
If you are planning to visit the Maldives, you must be aware of the latest updates on Covid-19 prevention measures, The new rule for PCR test gives more time.
Maldives to Collect New Tax and Airport Fee from Travellers Maldives to Collect New Tax and Airport Fee from Travellers
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Maldives to Collect New Tax and Airport Fee from Travellers
July 17, 2021
Travellers to The Maldives will be subject to pay airport tax and development fees from January 2022. Then the current Airport Service Fee will be abolished.
Tourist safety in Maldives Assured as Covid Vaccinations Reach 96% Tourist safety in Maldives Assured as Covid Vaccinations Reach 96%
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Tourist safety in Maldives Assured as Covid Vaccinations Reach 96%
July 12, 2021
Visitors can be confident of a safe trip to the Maldives as 96% of tourism workers have now received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, 70% fully vaccinated.
Maldives Lifts Curfew Hours as Covid Cases Go Down Maldives Lifts Curfew Hours as Covid Cases Go Down
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Maldives Lifts Curfew Hours as Covid Cases Go Down
July 8, 2021
Effective from Thursday, the government of Maldives has dissolved curfew hours completely in the Capital city area following a decrease in coronavirus cases.
American Equity Firm Takes Over Trans Maldivian Airways American Equity Firm Takes Over Trans Maldivian Airways
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American Equity Firm Takes Over Trans Maldivian Airways
July 2, 2021
The majority share of Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) , the largest seaplane operator in the world, has been taken by American multinational private equity firm.
Maldives to Lift South Asia Travel Ban and Reduces Curfew Hours Maldives to Lift South Asia Travel Ban and Reduces Curfew Hours
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Maldives to Lift South Asia Travel Ban and Reduces Curfew Hours
June 30, 2021
Maldives will reopen its borders on July 15 for travellers from South Asian countries. All visitors are required to submit a negative PCR result on arrival.
Maldives Leads the Way in Sustainable Tourism Maldives Leads the Way in Sustainable Tourism
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Maldives Leads the Way in Sustainable Tourism
June 29, 2021
The Maldives Government has committed to making the country carbon neutral by 2030. The Climate Emergency Bill helps the potential threat of rising sea levels.
Maldives Second Most Popular International Airport Seeks Expansion Maldives Second Most Popular International Airport Seeks Expansion
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Maldives Second Most Popular International Airport Seeks Expansion
June 19, 2021
Maldives national airline operator Island Aviation Services, which operates Maafaru International Airport, has announced airport terminal expansion project.
That was then: The Very First Maldives Resort Cabana That was then: The Very First Maldives Resort Cabana
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That was then: The Very First Maldives Resort Cabana
May 29, 2021
One look at the historical photograph in this article, taken in 1972, shows a completely different Maldives to the one we usually picture today. It's gorgeous.
Covid-safe Travel – Maldives Relaxes Tourist Entry Requirements Covid-safe Travel – Maldives Relaxes Tourist Entry Requirements
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Covid-safe Travel – Maldives Relaxes Tourist Entry Requirements
April 26, 2021
Covid quarantine and testing requirements for visitors to the Maldives are being relaxed now to welcome holidaymakers back to the nation’s tropical shores.