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Edelweiss to Resume Operations to the Maldives

Swiss airline, Edelweiss
Swiss Airline, Edelweiss has announced the resumption of operations to the Maldives from 26th September 2020.

Swiss Airline, Edelweiss has announced the resumption of operations to the Maldives from 26th September 2020. Flights from Zurich and Maldives can currently be booked for travel between September 2020 and September 2021.

Edelweiss Air is a Swiss leisure airline and the sister company of the Swiss International Air Lines. In addition to that, the airline operates flights to European and intercontinental destinations from its base at Zurich Airport. With the route to the Maldives, the airline adds another luxury vacation destination to its routes for the coming autumn vacations. Furthermore, flights can booked at

Over 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean with its crystal clear water offer divers and snorkelers a breathtaking backdrop. Almost nowhere is there so much privacy as on the many beautiful, small islands.

Patrick Heymann, Chief Commercial Officer of Edelweiss stated.

Switzerland is one of the highest performing markets to the Maldives. Tourist arrivals from Switzerland were recorded at 33,829 in 2019. Tourist arrivals to the Maldives were recorded at 7,628 in the month of August. With the addition of more airlines flying to the Maldives, tourist arrivals have been significantly rising each month. Earlier, Tourism minister Dr. Abdulla Mausoom revealed a goal to welcome 500,000 in 2020. However, the minister also indicated 120,000 is the lowest figure for the remainder of the year.

Both ministry and the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has been taking up the effort to promote the Maldives in various destinations following the border reopening on 15th July 2020. In order to extend the efforts of providing travelers a safe holiday experience, the Maldives has also made it mandatory for travelers to submit a negative PCR test from 10th September 2020. MMPRC also hosted a webinar series this month in key markets to the Maldives. In addition to that, the World Travel & Tourism Council declared Maldives a safe destination, granting the Safe Travels Stamp.

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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