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Emirates to Increase Flight Frequency to the Maldives

An emirates flight at Velana International Airport, Maldives
Maldives Airports Company Limited has announced Emirates will increase flight frequency to the Maldives from 7th October 2020.

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has announced Emirates will increase flight frequency to the Maldives from 7th October 2020. The largest airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate daily flights throughout the week to the Maldives.

According to a tweet by MACL, Emirates will use the B777ER for daily flight to the Maldives. Furthermore, MACL has revealed that the airline currently operates 6 weekly flights to the Maldives. Emirates resumed its operations to the Maldives on 16th July 2020, a day after the island nation reopened its borders. Furthermore, the airline increased its flights from 5 weekly flights to 6 weekly flights in August to boost travel access to the Maldives.

Emirates, the world’s largest airline by traffic revised its booking policies to offer travelers more confidence and flexibility to plan their holidays as well. The airline has also implemented various protocols and measures to provide flyers a safe experience. According to statistics by the Maldives Ministry of Tourism, as of 23rd September 2020, United Arab Emirates ranks as the leading source market in terms of tourist arrivals.

Due to the rising popularity of the Maldives since border reopening, the state-owned budget airline of UAE, flydubai has also announced to resume operations to the Maldives from 27th October 2020. The carrier operated flights to the Maldives between 2013 and 2018 as well. Furthermore, flydubai will operate flights four times a week to Velana International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Also read: flydubai to Recommence Flight Operations to the Maldives

With a market share of 15.6 percent, a total of 2607 arrivals was recorded from UAE. Moreover, the Maldives has recorded 16,405 tourist arrivals since the border reopening from 15th July 2020 to 23rd September 2020. Prior to the border closure, the Maldives has welcomed a total of 382,760 tourists worldwide. While the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on Maldives tourism, arrivals have started increasing slowly since the border reopening.

Feature image by Maldives Airports Company Limited via Twitter
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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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