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Maldives Records Over 4,500 Tourist Arrivals in a Single Day

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The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single day since border reopening with over 4500 arrivals.

Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single day since border reopening with over 4500 arrivals. Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom tweeted that the holiday destination recorded 4567 tourist arrivals on 19th December 2020.

This is the highest number of tourist arrivals recorded in a single day since the Maldives reopened its borders. Last Thursday, on 17th December 2020 the Maldives has also marked the milestone of 500,000 tourist arrivals to the nation in 2020. The island archipelago has also welcomed over 100,000 tourists since the border reopening.

In his tweet, Minister Mausoom thanked everyone for their contributions towards the Maldives’ tourism industry.

The Maldives estimates to reach its peak tourist arrival rates in 2021. Likewise, the island nation predicts over 1.5 million tourist arrivals in 2021.

As the country reopened its borders tourist arrivals slowly started picking up. Meanwhile, airlines have also gradually recommenced their operations to the holiday destination as well. Currently, about 20 airlines operate flights to the Maldives from around the globe.

Most recently, the flag carrier of France, Air France recommenced operations to the Maldives yesterday, 20th December 2020. According to a tweet by the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), the flight arrived yesterday with 268 passengers.

Also read: Choosing a Villa in the Maldives: Beach, Overwater or Underwater?

Major airlines started its operations to the Maldives within a few days after the borders reopened. And since, many airlines have increased its flight frequency to the holiday destination. One of the biggest airlines in the world, Emirates increased its flight frequency to the Maldives, now operating 4 daily flights.

Tourist arrivals have further increased colliding with the holiday season as well. Meanwhile, several celebrities have also chosen the Maldives as their holiday home this year. Particularly, Indian celebrities have flocked to the Maldives with the holiday season.

Feature image by Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

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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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