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New Tourist Arrivals Record on a Single-Day Since Border Reopening

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The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single-day since the border reopening on 1st November 2020.

The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single-day since the border reopening on 1st November 2020. According to a tweet by the Maldives Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, the island nation recorded 1,582 tourist arrivals yesterday.

Tourism Minister further revealed the tourist arrival forecast for October was achieved with over 21,000 arrivals. In Addition to that, the minister thanked and congratulated travel and tourism industry partners and related authorities.

The island nation’s tourist arrivals have been steadily rising since the border reopening. Major airlines have already resumed its operations to the Maldives. And likewise, more airlines have announced their plans to resume operations to the Maldives. Most recently, GoAir resumed its operations to the Maldives Yesterday, 1st November 2020.

Several resorts have also reopened its doors this month. Furthermore, additional resorts have also announced their plans to reopen in the coming weeks. Resorts have implemented rigorous safety measures to provide travellers with a safer holiday experience.

Meanwhile, Maldives has resumed its guesthouse operations on 15th October 2020. But, currently only guesthouses outside the greater Male’ region remains open. According to the statistics from the Ministry of Tourism, 49 guesthouses in the Maldives has reopened (as of 1st November 2020).

If you plan to visit the Maldives, remember that you need a negative PCR Test taken 96 hours before you arrive in the country. The test results can be submitted when filling out the Traveler Health Declaration Form. Furthermore, all tourists must submit this form via the immigration website.

Also read: Winter is Coming—A wave of Airlines to Resume Flights to the Maldives

Despite COVID-19’s impact on the tourism industry, arrivals to the island nation are picking up at a steady pace. Moreover, the island nation has become a hotspot for celebrities with the likes of Neha Dhupia, Shakira, Saina Nehwal, and Iris Mittenaere spending their getaways in the Maldives.

Feature image by Fushifaru 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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