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GoAir to Start Direct Flights Between Hyderabad and Maldives

GoAir flight in the Maldives
Velana International Airport (VIA) announced Indian budget airline, GoAir will start direct flights between Hyderabad and Maldives.

Velana International Airport (VIA) announced Indian budget airline, GoAir will start direct flights between Hyderabad and Maldives. According to a tweet by Velana International Airport, starting this season, travellers can travel to the sunny side of life with non-stop flights between Hyderabad and the Maldives.

GoAir resumed its operations to the Maldives last year on 1st November 2020. The budget airline currently flies from New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. The addition of flights between Hyderabad and Maldives will further strengthen the connectivity between the Maldives and India.

As of 6th February 2021, Maldives recorded 23,350 tourist arrivals from India. India is one of the leading tourist source markets, accounting for 21.4% of total arrivals by 6th February 2021. Furthermore, the latest figures from Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism indicate that the island nation recorded 109,219 tourist arrivals by 6th February 2021.

27 airlines are currently operating flights to the tropical holiday destination. As of 3rd February, 11,687 passengers arrived in the Maldives via GoAir. Likewise, the budget airline has made over 200 movements.

Several Indian celebs have chosen the Maldives as they ideal holiday destination throughout the past few months. Alia Bhatt is currently holidaying in the Maldives with her BFFs and sister at the ultra-luxe Cheval Blanc Randheli. Meanwhile last month, Sara Ali Khan, Kishwer Merchant, Lakshmi Manchu, Nikita Sharma and many more Indian celebrities spent their getaway in the Maldives.

Also read: 11 Celebrities that Visited Maldives in January 2021

The neighbouring India and Maldives also maintain a close relationship. India donated 100,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine to the Maldives; which the country has started rolling out from 1st February 2021.

In 2020, India was the largest tourist source market to the Maldives. Maldives recorded a total of 62,905 tourist arrivals from India last year. Meanwhile, in 2019, India was the highest performing tourist market to the Maldives, growing by 83.5%.

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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