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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. The successful vaccine roll-out, tourists no longer be required to present a negative PCR test on arrival.
Tasty Coconut Cocktails that Can Enjoy in the Maldives
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Tasty Coconut Cocktails that Can Enjoy in the Maldives
March 30, 2021
Imagine sitting under a coconut tree, on a soft sandy beach, quietly enjoying a smooth cocktail made from fresh coconuts. This is one of the many dreams that come true here in the Maldives. The feel of tranquillity quietly enjoy your drink is indescribable.
Covid Safe Measures Make Maldives Top Traveller Destination for 2021
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Covid Safe Measures Make Maldives Top Traveller Destination for 2021
February 28, 2021
Those dreaming of an escape to the sun can start planning their tropical holiday with peace of mind that the island nation is Covid 19 safe. Much of the world is still in the grip of the pandemic, with widespread lockdowns and international travel halted.
Protecting Paradise: How Low-Lying Maldives Prepares for Rising Seas
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Protecting Paradise: How Low-Lying Maldives Prepares for Rising Seas
January 22, 2021
The Maldives has a long and proud history, from its formation by prehistoric volcanoes millions of years ago, to the vibrant communities and luxury resorts found there today. 2021 would be a hopeful year as tourism is booming again in here.
Glory Days of the Maldives Tourism, Pioneer Talks
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Glory Days of the Maldives Tourism, Pioneer Talks
December 9, 2020
It is the opinion of many a holidaymaker who visits this country every year, and the opinion of many a young Maldivian themselves, that the tourist industry has always been here, and has always flourished under golden sunshine.
How is Maldives Tourism Changing in the Post-Covid World?
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How is Maldives Tourism Changing in the Post-Covid World?
November 11, 2020
Tourism in these islands is starting to increase in the wake of the global coronavirus lockdown and many travellers are once again setting out in search of paradise. The island nation is getting with more and more travellers flocking back to its pristine shores.
Things to Know if Maldives on Your Travel List
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Things to Know if Maldives on Your Travel List
October 16, 2020
After gradual reopening of most resorts, precautions are being implemented to protect both locals and tourists. Guesthouses has just started hosting guests again from yesterday. Here are actions should to be taken before and during the stay in Maldives.
Fascinating History of How WWII Brought to the Maldives
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Fascinating History of How WWII Brought to the Maldives
September 23, 2020
Maldives consists of 26 natural atolls. Today, Addu Atoll, the southernmost atoll in the Maldives, is a mix of sleepy villages and untouched islands. But in 1941, it became one of the British Armed Force’s most important strategic outposts.
What It’s Like to Travel Maldives Right Now
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What It’s Like to Travel Maldives Right Now
September 1, 2020
As lockdowns around the world are eased, holidaymakers have been returning to the Maldives. Visitors are finding the Maldives at its most peaceful and private, and the service more personal and attentive than ever.
Maldives Spa Concepts and Popular Treatments
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Maldives Spa Concepts and Popular Treatments
August 1, 2020
When it comes to resort life in the Maldives, the spa sits pretty well alongside the whole notion of unwinding on a tropical island paradise. The resorts across the country offer variety of spa treatments to keep travellers relaxed.
Maldives Prepares to Reopen: What Visitors Need to Know
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Maldives Prepares to Reopen: What Visitors Need to Know
July 2, 2020
Holidaymakers will be able to visit the Maldives once again from July 15. The Maldives Government is preparing to reopen the country’s borders, after the Covid-19 lockdown put a hold on all tourism activities in the island nation.
Post Pandemic Maldives Holiday Prospects
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Post Pandemic Maldives Holiday Prospects
June 10, 2020
Travelling post-coronavirus to the Maldives is likely to be a very different experience, but this shouldn’t mean you can’t still enjoy that longed-for break in the sun. It’s still possible to dream and plan that perfect escape to the Maldives.
Is it the Right Time for Your Maldives Holiday?
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Is it the Right Time for Your Maldives Holiday?
May 17, 2020
As countries around the world are easing lockdowns, you might be thinking when will be the right time to prepare for your Maldives holiday. Maldives government has announced that the coronavirus situation in the country is under control.
Coronavirus Maldives: When will Tropical Holiday Resume?
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Coronavirus Maldives: When will Tropical Holiday Resume?
April 25, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the world, the Maldives has continued to implement strict measures to prevent the spread of the illness and keep people safe. A handful of resorts remain open and some tourists are isolating in long-stay.
What Travellers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Maldives
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What Travellers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Maldives
March 23, 2020
The Maldives Government is putting a number of measures in place to ensure residents and tourists stay safe during the coronavirus crisis. Emergency action has been taken to help stop the spread of the virus in the Maldives.
Maldives Tours: Pick of the Best Snorkelling Trips
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Maldives Tours: Pick of the Best Snorkelling Trips
February 5, 2020
The Maldives is one of the world’s top destinations for snorkelling and diving, and travellers come from far and wide to experience the rich life under its turquoise waves. The vibrant coral reefs make the Maldives a haven for snorkelling and diving.
Maldives Coral Springs Back to Life
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Maldives Coral Springs Back to Life
January 18, 2020
The Maldives’ coral reefs are showing a surprising recovery from the effects of climate change. Now almost everywhere baby corals are emerging, giving hope that the reefs will return to their former splendour.
Maldives: Arrivals from Europe Still Trending Upwards
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Maldives: Arrivals from Europe Still Trending Upwards
November 30, 2019
When Maldives opened to tourism, the first visitors were from Europe. Tourists come mainly from Europe and Asia. In particular, Europeans represent 47.5 percent of market share and tourists from Asia and the Pacific account for 42.7 percent.
Adapting to Climate Change: New Grant Scheme for the Maldives
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Adapting to Climate Change: New Grant Scheme for the Maldives
November 21, 2019
Communities in the Maldives are being empowered to tackle the effects of climate change with the help of a new grants programme. Funded by AusAID and managed by UNDP Maldives.
Zero-Plastic: How The Maldives is Cleaning Up Its Ocean
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Zero-Plastic: How The Maldives is Cleaning Up Its Ocean
November 3, 2019
The Maldives is aiming to become a global leader in sustainability, after announcing new measures to tackle plastic waste. The Maldives government has passed an ambitious law to ban single-use plastics nationwide by 2025.
Spirit of Halloween in the Maldives
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Spirit of Halloween in the Maldives
October 31, 2019
Maldives resorts celebrate Halloween to entertain their guests; but for some Maldivians, belief in the supernatural and occult is still a serious business.
Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019
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Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019
October 26, 2019
With its lush nature, crystal-clear waters and luxurious resorts, Maldives has an excellent reputation as a high-end exotic destination.
US Equity Giant Set to Buy Three Maldives Resort Islands
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US Equity Giant Set to Buy Three Maldives Resort Islands
October 17, 2019
US private equity giant Blackstone is continuing its investment in the Maldives, following a multi-million dollar purchase earlier this year. Blackstone bought Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in February this year...
Maldives Breaks World Free-diving Record
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Maldives Breaks World Free-diving Record
October 2, 2019
The Maldives breaks the world record for ‘The most people freediving simultaneously’. During the Neyvaa event at Baros Maldives lagoon, representatives of Guinness World Records officially declared the new world record.
Maldives to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Tourism Values
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Maldives to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Tourism Values
September 27, 2019
Maldives aiming to raise awareness on values of tourism among the global community, joining the celebration of the World Tourism Day this year, theme of this year, ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’.
Maldives Aims to Grow the Number of Airports for Easy Access
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Maldives Aims to Grow the Number of Airports for Easy Access
September 12, 2019
In recent years, the Maldives has made large investments in infrastructure. As a result, several new airports have been developed. The Maldives has built up an efficient network...
Ambitious Airport Project Brings Premium Flights to The Maldives
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Ambitious Airport Project Brings Premium Flights to The Maldives
September 1, 2019
The Maldives is a dream holiday destination for travellers looking for tropical beauty, serenity and luxury. This project will transform VIA into a world-class facility.
How Maldives Tourism Discovered and Who Visited First
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How Maldives Tourism Discovered and Who Visited First
August 23, 2019
When George Corbin first arrived in the Maldives he knew he couldn't wait to pad barefoot along the beaches of the coral-fringed archipelago once again.
Maldives Resort Day Tours: Pick of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts
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Maldives Resort Day Tours: Pick of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts
August 13, 2019
Maldives is the ultimate destination for travellers searching for spectacular natural beauty and five star luxury. Hop over for true Maldives experience.
Sustainability, the key for Maldives' Tourism Growth
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Sustainability, the key for Maldives' Tourism Growth
August 3, 2019
Maldives unveiled the Fifth Tourism Master Plan covering the years 2020-2025. As a world-renowned luxury, exotic destination, tourism is the first source of revenue for the country.
Unique Location in the Maldives to See Manta rays and Whale sharks
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Unique Location in the Maldives to See Manta rays and Whale sharks
July 26, 2019
In recent years the Maldives has earned a reputation as one the best places in the world for diving. This is hardly a surprise as the country...
How Tropical Archipelago of Maldives will Survive
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How Tropical Archipelago of Maldives will Survive
July 16, 2019
While providing a beautiful, almost other-worldly backdrop to a relaxing holiday in the Maldives, coral reefs may also have a role...
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