Majority of the resorts in Maldives are to reopen by October 2020
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Majority of the resorts in Maldives are to be reopen by October 2020 with health and safety guidelines by Ministry of Tourism. Since the opening of its borders to tourists on 15th July 2020, Maldives has seen a a steady growth in arrivals, although the borders of its key source markets are still closed.
Majority of the resorts in to reopen by October 2020
Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) has stated that 146 of its 156 resorts in operation will reopen to guests by the end of October 2020, with health and safety guidelines by Ministry of Tourism in place. Since the opening of its borders on 15th July 2020, some resorts in Maldives have already opened its doors to tourists.
Resorts in Maldives which haveopened in July Includes, Angsana Resorts & Spa, Lily Beach Maldives, LUX* North Male Atoll, OBLU by Atmosphere, Soneva Fushi, Kudafushi VARU by Atmosphere, Jumeirah Vittaveli and Velaa Private Island.
An Additional 28 resorts have opened in August, including Joali Maldives, all four properties in Coco CollectionandCentara’s Maldivian portfolio of resorts, as well as the recently launched Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa all of which reopened on 1st August. During September, 29 Maldivian resorts will safely welcome back tourists, including Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, four of Aitken Spence Hotels’ Maldivian properties and The Nautilus.
A further 46 resorts will open in October, including Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, Reethi Faru Resort and Niyama Private Islands Maldives. This will mean 94% of resorts in the Maldives will be open by the winter period, often regarded as the peak period for Maldives.
A comprehensive COVID-19 safe tourism guidelines and hygiene certification programme was issued by the Maldivian Ministry of Tourism in June 2020. All resorts located in the Maldives will be compelled to take safety measures, prioritising the safety and health of tourists over everything.