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Dive and Travel Awards Crowns the Maldives as Dream Dive Destination

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Dive and Travel Awards hosted by the Marine Diving Fair 2020 has crowned the Maldives as Dream Dive Destination.

Dive and Travel Awards hosted by the Marine Diving Fair 2020 has crowned the Maldives as Dream Dive Destination. This is the 12th constructive year the Maldives claimed the prestigious Dream Dive Destination award. Marine Diving Fair is an annual scuba diving and beach resorts fair that takes place in Tokyo, Japan.

The Marine Diving Fair is a platform created to cater to a large number of scuba divers and marine enthusiasts. Likewise, it has been noted that the diving segment of Maldives attracts the most visitors from Japan. Thereby, the Marine Diving Fair opens a great opportunity for reaching travelers focusing on the diving segment.

The Fair has been a great platform to strengthen the market presence of the Maldives in Japan and the Southeast Asia region. Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has been doing continuous marketing activities in the Japanese market and in other global markets as well, focusing on the online & digital advertising opportunities.

Some of the main activities recently conducted include VisitMaldives later campaign on social media platforms, Maldives: The Sun Will Shine Again, Facebook live event, and under the Rediscover Maldives campaign, the webinar series conducted which will be used to share information about the new norms in traveling to Maldives and showcasing the experiences that await tourists here in paradise. The series of webinars will focus on the different markets including Japan, Southeast Asia region, and other major markets to Maldives.

The Japanese market is ranked 10th among the source market to the Maldives based on the February 2020 arrival statistics. By the end of February 2020, 4,052 Japanese arrivals were recorded, which is a growth of 2.4% compared to the previous year. In 2019 a total of 44,251 arrivals were recorded, which is a growth of 4.6%. With the continued positive growth in arrivals from the market, Maldives is hopeful and ready to welcome tourists back and to ensure that it’s a safe haven for all.

Feature image by Pro Divers 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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