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Maldives Prepares to Reopen for Tourism: What Visitors Need to Know
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Maldives Prepares to Reopen for Tourism: What Visitors Need to Know

2 Jul 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?

25 Apr 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

23 Mar 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

30 Nov 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

21 Nov 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

3 Nov 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.
Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019
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Maldives to Expect Record High Tourist Arrivals in 2019

26 Oct 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

17 Oct 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

2 Oct 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

27 Sep 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

12 Sep 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

1 Sep 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

3 Aug 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

26 Jul 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...

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