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Authentic Maldives Duty-free Shop Opens Up


‘Authentic Maldives’, a new duty free shop exclusively for Maldivian crafts has opened up at Velana International Airport, Maldives.

Business Center Corporation initiated the work of the shop with the aim to promote and display authentic Maldivian products for those visiting the Maldives. 

The shop was launched by the Finance Minister, Ibrahim Ameer, and Economic Minister, Fayaz Ismail. Moosa Solih, the Acting Managing Director of Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) as well as the employees of the company took part in the inaugural ceremony held on 9th January 2020. 

the local products will be displayed at the shop within a set standard and guidelines, and that opportunities to showcase products will be given to other NGOs as well. 

MACL’s General Manager, Hassan Areef

Authentic Maldives shop will provide a platform for local artists to showcase their talent through arts and crafts.The opportunity to showcase products for Maldivian businesses at the duty-free was opened in August 2019. 

The shop will offer the arriving and departing passengers with an array of genuine Maldivian items for purchasing. It is a great opportunity to promote Maldivian art and craftsmanship. 

MACL also initiated an exhibition “Souvenir Safari” in association with Women Entrepreneurs Association, near the Water Front Restaurant at the airport to showcase local products. 

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Celebrate Easter at Bandos Maldives: Fun for All Ages!

Bandos Maldives announces its Easter Eggstravaganza.

Are you ready for an exciting Easter at Bandos Maldives on March 30th? This Easter, Bandos Maldives is set to bring unforgettable experiences for guests of all ages. The resort will feature an array of exciting activities to bring joy to the holiday festivities!

Eggstaravagant Activities at Bandos this Easter

Step into Kokko Club Playground for a world of fun at the Mini Carnival. Enjoy to your heart’s content and test your luck and skill at the Blackout Bingo Bonanza. Dab your way to your victory, and test out just how good your skills are!

Additionally, Bandos Maldives also brings a little something for those with a creative spirit. The Easter Art painting sessions are the perfect way for artists to paint their way into the spring season. For adventure seekers, Bandos is bringing a thrilling Bunny Trail Adventure. Join the epic Bunny Hint challenge and locate all the hidden bunnies lurking around the Kokko club.

These extraordinary experiences are perfect for families looking for an exciting Easter at Bandos. Not only is the resort the perfect place to make memories to last a lifetime, but Bandos is also easily accessible to guests who have not made Easter plans yet. Located just a few minutes away from the Airport, Bandos provides the perfect island hospitality to its guests. Pack your bags, get Easter ready and hop on to an adventure at Kokko Club!

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