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Ministry of Tourism Announces EIFEC Compliance Officer Training Programme

Aerial view of the beach at Paradise Island Resort
Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with EIFEC has announced the ‘Compliance Officer Training Programme’ for guest houses.

Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the European Institute for Export Compliance (EIFEC) and The Maldives National University (MNU) has initiated a ‘Compliance Officer Training Programme’. The program is on the implementation of EIFEC compliance standards in tourism industry businesses.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, EIFEC in collaboration with MNU and the University of Turin (UNITO) targets to train over 800 Compliance Officers from guest houses and local councils. Furthermore, The programme for the councils will be conducted in association with the Local Government Authority (LGA). Moreover, the training programme targets to implement EIFEC’s global initiative of Compliance to “Vaccinate your Business”.

Initiating the ‘EIFEC COMPLIANCE OFFICER TRAINING PROGRAMME’ for guest houses and councils is one of EIFEC’s early contributions to the Maldives’ efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic in a way that would ultimately be beneficial to the Maldivian economy.

A statement by the Ministry of Tourism read.

Tourism Ministry announced the programme in a virtual press conference attended by Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Mr. Charles Giacoma, Director-General, EIFEC, Ms. Fezlyn Saleem, Executive Director, EIFEC, Dr. Aishath Shehenaz Adam, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), MNU and Dr. Raheema Abdul Raheem, Dean of Research, MNU. Furthermore, tourism minister Dr. Abdulla Mausoom Mausoom said in a tweet that the initiative will make Maldives one of the safest tourism destinations in the world.

Also read: Minister of Tourism Inaugurates “Maldives Border Miles” Program

The ministry of tourism further revealed that the training will be conducted online and in sessions of 2 hours per day for a duration of 5 days, totaling up to 10 hours. Upon completion, the participants also receive a certificate by EIFEC in association with MNU and UNITO. In addition to that, The training of the Compliance Officers remains scheduled to start on 21st October 2020.

Feature image by Paradise Island Resort
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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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