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SATA Air Açores to Start Direct Flights to the Maldives

SATA Air Açores
Portugal’s SATA Air Açores based in São Sebastião, Ponta Delgada will start direct flights to the Maldives from July 2021 onwards.

Portugal’s SATA Air Açores will start direct flights to the Maldives from July 2021 onwards. Local media Avas reports that these charter flights will be organized by the airline’s Maldives agent, Inner Maldives.

According to Avas, a team from Portugal including businessmen, investors, government officials and media personnel will arrive in the Maldives on 20th May to designate the commencement of the operations. Furthermore, a special ‘Portugal Night’ is set to be held.

SATA Air Açores is a Portuguese airline based in São Sebastião, Ponta Delgada in the Azores, Portugal. The airline operates scheduled passenger, cargo and mail services around the Azores. Additionally, SATA air manages four regional airports.

Currently, 29 airlines are operating flights to the Maldives from all over the world. Flyers have the option to choose from budget airlines operating regular flights to the Maldives as well. Recently, the flag carrier of Spain, Iberia has also announced to start operations to the Maldives in July 2021.

After reopening its border back in July 2020, the Maldives stepped ahead in the global tourism industry. The country was bestowed the prestigious World’s Leading Destination Award 2020 from World Travel Awards. Moreover, Maldives reached its goal to welcome more than 500,000 visitors in 2020 (a total of 555,494 arrivals recorded).

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

For 2021, the island archipelago targets to welcome 1.5 million tourists. According to the latest statistics from the Maldives’ Ministry of tourism, 373,046 tourists arrived in the Maldives by 24th April 2021. Likewise, the average number of daily arrivals is 3,272. The ministry also revealed that tourists spent an average of 9 days in the Maldives.

The Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom announced plans to launch a ‘visit, vaccinate, vacation’ initiative. Likewise, tourism ministry revealed tourists will spend over 10 million bed nights in the Maldives this year.

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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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