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Memes Surface on Twitter as Indian Celebs Flock to the Maldives

a twitter user's tweet about the Maldives
The Maldives has been the talk of Twitter as a number of famous Indian celebrities spend their getaway in the island destination.

The Maldives has been the talk of Twitter as a number of famous Indian celebrities spend their getaway in the island destination. Indian comedian Vir Das joked that there’s enough Indian actors and actresses in the Maldives right now if someone sends them a camera and a script they could come back with a movie.

The holiday destination is trending on twitters as users refer the Maldives to ‘the new Mumbai’. ‘The new Lokhandwala’ and Goa for rich people. However, the topic received criticism from various people referring to it as disrespectful.

Twitter user says the Maldives is Goa for rich people
Photos of a Indian celebs holidaying in the Maldives
‘Half of Bollywood is now chilling in Maldives’ one user tweeted.

Indian media outlets have reported that the Maldives is the new Mumbai as well. Which is a reference to the staggering numbers of Indian celebrities spending their getaway in the Maldives right now.

Over the past few weeks, various Indian celebrities from; actors, actresses, and TV personalities have spent their getaways in the Maldives. Sonakshi Sinha, Sophie Choudry, Samantha Akkineni, Shanvi Srivastava, Vedhika, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Masaba Gupta, Katrina Kaif, and Saina Nehwal have just recently spent their getaways in the island archipelago.

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

India is one of the closest neighbouring countries to the Maldives. The Indian tourist market has also seen a robust growth this month as well. And in 2019, Maldives saw a staggering number of tourist arrivals from India. Thus, ranking it as the 2nd position of the leading tourist markets. Likewise, as 19th November 2020, 5,449 tourists from India arrived, since the border reopening.

Additionally, India is also one of the key focus markets for the Maldives’ tourism industry to recover from the losses of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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