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Reethi Faru Resort Navigates Through COVID-19

Drone image of Reethi Faru Resort. lish green trees , white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters
Reethi Faru Resort reassures that the safety and security of their guest and team members remains their highest priority.

With the pandemic taking a huge toll on the Tourism industry in Maldives, Reethi Faru Resort reassures that the safety and security of their guest and team members remains their highest priority.

The commitment carried out by Reethi Faru Resort includes how they could support travel safety, offer flexibility and adjustments with all new and existing reservations. Looking at the precautionary measures taken with in the property is being well maintained during the lockdown period, including preventive maintenance of the rooms, security, pest control, water safety and air conditioning maintenance. With more enhanced technological means to be adapted to maximize contactless disinfecting capabilities with the requires training to the team shall be given.

New protocols and amendments to the existing SOPs to be made in accordance to the best manner to provide our guests with the best service available.

Implemented New Protocols for the pre-opening

Front Office
– Monitored entry and exists of any individual with the use of digital thermometers for temperature checks.
– Personalized in-room check-in and check-out.
– Disposable refresh towels to be provided instead of reusable towels.
– Disinfection of luggage prior to delivering to the rooms.
– Personal Protective Equipment available for staff and guests.
– UV decontamination toolkit for sterilizing personal objects.

– Extra disinfection of high contact areas in guest rooms including Keys, light switches, door handles, television remotes, telephone etc. with electrostatic sprayers with disinfecting mist and sanitize surfaces and objects.
– Hospital grade disinfection of the rooms with ozone generators system
– Increased cleaning frequency of public areas.

Food & Beverage
– Restricted Buffet covers and maintaining distance between the tables & seating.
– Tables will be covered with a single use tablecloth or replaced after each sitting.
– Food to be served by an employee at the buffet to mitigate the handling of the same tongs and ladles.
– Manned serving stations.

Other Operation Areas
– Enhanced cleaning for fitness centers. 
– Private Experiences in Watersports.
– Enhance cleaning methods at the Spa.

– Use of the Resort Mobile Application for Menu reading, in room dining, booking of experiences, and for any in-room requests.
– Enhanced Team Member safety and well-being with the use of PPE and enhanced training and protocols on cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing the area in the proper manner.
– Installation of disinfecting gel dispensers in all areas of the resort
– Adjust the operational capacity of the resort to allow for effective social distancing 2m.

Reethi Faru Resort is known for their Eco and Sustainability to invest more time in taking care of our planet. Few initiatives are been worked on to be ready upon arrival to the beautiful property. With it the resort had provided a fully flexible cancellation policy in which you have the option of cancelling the stay up-to 3 days prior to arrival and a teasing Summer 2020 offer in which one-way domestic transfer for all paying adults is free of charge.

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Explore a Multitude of Football Camps at Siyam World This Year!

As part of its ongoing line-up of five-star experiences, Siyam World Maldives kicked off a series of unforgettable spring football camps. The resort will be featuring star players Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.

Siyam World Maldives encouraged guests to let their football skills blossom over a series of football camps. These camps will utilise the resort’s state-of-the-art sports complex and FIFA-sized soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. Participants enjoyed world-class coaching and immersive experiences designed to enhance their football techniques and passion for the sport.

Spanish Goal-keeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo

The action-packed schedule began with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo. He graced the sandy shores from the 19th to the 23rd of March. Adrian is a key player for Liverpool FC and the Andalusia National team. During his time at the resort, he helped younger guests understand how to deal with pressure and develop key life skills. This also included developing a performance mindset.

Football Camp Experiences with Wayne Bridge

Next on the roster was Wayne Bridge who came to Siyam World from from 22nd to 31st March. He is a renowned English left-back, who returned to Siyam World for a second time already. With his infectious energy and wealth of experience from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City, Wayne inspired guests to “tackle” challenges head-on and score big on and off the field.

Francesco Totti Lights up Siyam World Football Camp

Following Wayne’s lead was the legendary Francesco Totti, lighting up Siyam World for a second time as well. He visited from 28th March to 4th April. Totti is known for his flair and loyalty to AS Roma. He brought a touch of Italian passion to the Maldives, teaching participants the art of precision and creativity in football. 

Once described by Maradona as “the best player he has ever seen”, the gifted World Cup winner and legendarily loyal one-club player (AS Roma) will be on hand to help holidaymakers hone their football skills and play to their full potential.

Michael Owen Graces the Shores of Siyam World

Closing out the star-studded lineup was Michael Owen. He is the youngest-ever Ballon d’Or winner, who graced Siyam World from the 1st to the 5th of April. Michael Owen is joining as part of the recently announced partnership with Football Escapes. Michael’s lightning-fast moves and goal-scoring prowess electrified the pitch, inspiring a new generation of football stars. Throughout the action-packed week, participants savoured daily football sessions led by Owen, a team of UEFA-licensed coaches, and internet sensation Eman – popularly known as SV2 from his viral YouTube skills videos.

Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 15 seized the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game, from tactics to technical skills. To add to the holiday experience, families enjoyed a memorable parents’ match, providing moms and dads with a chance to showcase their skills on the pitch.

Collaboration with Football Escapes – Rip Ferdinand

Later this year, and in collaboration with Football Escapes, Rio Ferdinand will also be hosting a football camp from 28 October to 1 November. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. Ferdinand is famous for being one of the world’s best defenders. He will be bringing the skills he learned whilst playing for West Ham, Manchester United and Leeds United plus the England national team. 

At Siyam World, we are undoubtedly a paradise for sports enthusiasts, offering exceptional facilities for both water and land sports. My passion for football, which began in childhood collection jerseys of football legends, is embodied in our FIFTA- regulation football field. We host many football aficionados, including owners of prized jerseys and past champions who still share a deep love for the game. Siyam World is where sportsmanship thrives, providing an unparalleled destination for active trave;ers, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

The incredible resort has had the pleasure of hosting several other esteemed football legends. Italian champion Nicola Ventola graced the resort in January. Additionally, Bobo Vieri and Marco Materazzi also showcased their skills on the pitch. Joining them were players like Juan Sebastián Verón, Esteban Cambiasso, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Carlos Puyol, and Jay Jay Okocha.

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