Maldives News Beat

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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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: 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 with an ambitious law to ban plastics.
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.
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...