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Emirates is Operating 3 Daily Flights to the Maldives

Emirates to operate 3 flights to maldives
Emirates has increased its flight frequency to the Maldives, now operating 3 daily flights to the tropical holiday destination.

The flag carrier of UAE, Emirates has increased its flight frequency to the Maldives, now operating 3 daily flights to the tropical holiday destination.

According to a tweet by Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), Emirates started this new frequency (3 daily flights) from 11th December 2020. Emirates resumed its operations to the Maldives on 16th July 2020, a day after the island nation reopened its borders. Likewise, the airline increased its flights from 5 weekly flights to 6 weekly flights in August 2020. This is to boost travel access to the Maldives.

Just recently, Emirates welcomed MSN A6-EVL, its 116th A380 as the first of three A380s to join its fleet in 2020. Likewise, Emirates will receive two more A380 aircraft later this month as well. One of these aircraft also features Emirates’ long-awaited signature Premium Economy product.

Emirates’ New A320
Image: Emirates

In addition to that, Emirates customers can now plan their travels and fly with even greater assurance and peace of mind. With the airline offering an industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current COVID-19 cover.

This new multi-risk travel insurance and COVID-19 cover will automatically apply to all Emirates tickets purchased from 1st December. And it extends to Emirates codeshare flights operated by partner airlines, as long as the ticket number starts with 176.

Also read: Emirates Welcomes its First of Three A380 to be Delivered in December

Colliding with the holiday season, tourist arrivals to the Maldives has increased significantly. The island nation has recently welcomed its 100,000th tourist since the border reopening. Furthermore, the Maldives will also welcome the 500,000th tourist tomorrow, 17th December 2020.

According to the statistics from the Maldives Immigration, 1,033 tourists arrived in the Maldives from the United Arab Emirates last month, November 2020. Likewise, the UAE ranked as the 7th among the leading tourist market in the month.

Feature image by Emirates

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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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