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65% of Employees in the Tourism Industry Received the 2nd Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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65% of the Employees in the tourism industry of the Maldives has received their 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

65% of the Employees in the tourism industry of the Maldives has received their 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, in addition to the 65% of the workers who received their 2nd dose, 95% of employees received the 1st dose of the vaccine.

Tourism Ministry highlighted that employees in the tourism industry have received over 10 months of experience in managing COVID-19. Hence, this makes the Maldives of the safest destinations in the world. This feat is further proved as the island nation secured the WTTC Safety Stamp way before the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

Statistics from the Health Protection Agency of the Maldives (HPA) reveals 165,191 people in the Maldives received the 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 29th May 2021. Meanwhile, 309,444 people in the island archipelago received the 1st dose of the vaccine.

To share a positive message about the vaccination of employees working in the tourism industry, the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with stakeholders recently launched the I’m Vaccinated Campaign. The campaign also promotes the initiatives undertaken to ensure the Maldives retains the status as one of the safest destinations in the world.

Once all the residents of the tropical holiday destination receive the vaccine, the Maldives plans to offer vaccines to travellers with the ‘Visit, Vaccinate, Vacation’ initiative.

Also read: Maldives and United Arab Emirates to Establish a Travel Corridor

The Maldives aims to welcome 1.5 million tourists this year. Over 30% of this target has been achieved as of 29th May 2021, as the country recorded over 450,000 tourist arrivals. In the first 5 months of 2021, tourist arrivals have increased by over 17.9% compared to the first 5 months of 2020.

When are you planning to spend your holiday in the Maldives? Remember, this holiday destination is open to travellers of all nationalities with no restrictions.

Feature image by Kurumba Maldives
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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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