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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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Dusit Thani Maldives Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainable Initiatives!

Dusit Thani Maldives celebrated Earth Day with a series of initiatives aimed at promoting sustainability and environmental conservation. In honour of Earth Day, Dusit Thani Maldives implemented several eco-friendly practices, including:

  • Beach clean-up: Removing plastic waste and other debris to protect marine life.
  • Tree planting: Contributing to the resort’s efforts to create a greener environment and offset carbon emissions.
  • Sustainable dining: Restaurants showcased a special menu. Locally sourced, sustainable ingredients were featured.
  • Conservation awareness: Educational sessions and activities were hosted to raise awareness about environmental conservation.

These initiatives carried out by Dusit Thani Maldives are a part of the resort’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and eco-conscious practices. Dusit Thani Maldives has been setting an example for the hospitality industry. Not only has the resort taken measures to reduce waste, but they actively work towards conserving energy and protecting the environment as well. So far, Dusit Thani Maldives has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the well-being of the local ecosystem.

The measures include:
  • Energy efficiency: Dusit Thani Maldives has invested in energy-efficient systems and technologies.
  • Water conservation: Employing advanced water management strategies to minimize water consumption.
  • Marine conservation: Dusit Thani actively participates in marine conservation efforts including coral propagation programs in addition to regular reef clean-ups.
  • Community engagement: The resort also collaborates with local communities on education and sustainability projects.
  • Waste management: Dusit Thani Maldives also emphasises waste reduction, recycling, and responsible waste disposal practices.
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