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Maldives Records Over 2000 Tourist Arrivals in a Single-day

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The Maldives had recorded over 2000 tourist arrivals in a single-day, a new high since the island nation reopened its borders.

The Maldives has recorded over 2000 tourist arrivals in a single-day. According to a tweet by Maldives’ Tourism Minister, the island nation recorded more than 2000 tourist arrivals on Sunday, 15th November 2020. Hence, a new record number of arrivals in a single-day since the borders reopened.

From 1st to 11th November, the Maldives recorded over 10,000 tourist arrivals. Approximately 10,972 tourists arrived in the island archipelago during this period. Likewise, for this period, the Maldives saw a daily average of 997 arrivals to the country.

Congratulations #Maldives travel and tourism industry and related authorities. You have done it. Yet another milestone since border reopening. #NewRecord of daily tourist arrivals. Yes its 2000 plus tourists today. Thanks global tourists. Keep visiting and revisiting Maldives.

Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom tweeted.

Since the border reopening, the holiday destination has recorded over 50,000 tourist arrivals. Meanwhile, before the Maldives closed its borders, a total of 382,760 tourists spent their getaways in the island Destination.

Russia is the leading tourist source market to the Maldives since the border reopening. According to statistics from the Tourism Ministry, 11,240 tourists have arrived in the Maldives from Russia between 15th July 2020 and 11th November 2020. Additionally, the flag carrier of Russia, Aeroflot will also increase its flight frequency to the Maldives from 21st November 2020.

Also read: Top 10 Tourist Markets Since Border Reopening—As of 11th November 2020

The Maldives’ tourist arrivals are growing at a steady pace. Tourist facilities at the island nation have also taken rigorous measures to ensure travellers enjoy a safer experience at the destination. Likewise, for resort guests, isolation comes naturally thanks to the Maldives’ unique one-island-one-resort concept.

Guesthouses in the local islands have started reopening their doors as well. And also more airlines have announced to start operations to the Maldives in coming weeks.

Feature image by Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa
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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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