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Singapore Airlines Restarts Flight Operations to the Maldives

Singapore Airlines flight in Maldives
The flag carrier of Singapore, Singapore Airlines have restarted flight operations to the Maldives today, 30th March 2021.

The flag carrier of Singapore, Singapore Airlines have restarted flight operations to the Maldives today, 30th March 2021. According to Velana International Airport, the airline will fly 3 times per week from Changi Airport.

With the addition of Singapore Airlines, 30 airlines are currently operating flights to the Maldives. According to the Maldives Airports Company Ltd, the flag carrier of Singapore will operate flights on Fridays, Saturdays and Tuesdays every week.

Thanks to all who contributed towards restarting this vital connection between Velana International Airport, Maldives and Changi Airport, Singapore.

Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom said.

The Maldives is currently one of the few holiday destinations travellers can access hassle-free with connecting flights from all over the globe. The island nation has welcomed over 100,000 tourists this March 2021.

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives have steadily grown as more airlines restarted their flight operations to the island archipelago. This is thanks to the rigorous safety measures the government and resorts have taken to curb the spread of COVID-19.

According to the latest statistics from the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, 103,219 tourists have visited the Maldives by 29th March 2021. Likewise, the highest number of tourists arrived in the Maldives from India and Russia. Meanwhile, other leading top source markets include; Ukraine, Germany, Kazakhstan, Romania, United States, United Kingdom, Czech Republic and France.

Also read: Over 3000 Tourists are Visiting the Maldives Every Day on Average

This March, the island nation has also welcomed the highest number of tourist arrivals in a single day. Over 5,200 tourists visited the country on 26th March 2021.

In total, 292,204 tourists arrived in the Maldives this year, 2021. The tropical holiday destination aims to welcome 1.5 million tourists this year. Likewise, the tourism ministry forecasts that the Maldives will witness over 10 million bed nights.

Feature image by Velana International Airport via Twitter

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An Invite to the Front Row: SO/ Maldives Grand Opening Party!

SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.

SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.

The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row

The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.

An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.

Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!

SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.

Partnership with Riffath

SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.

Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House

Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!

Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.

To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.

Musical Bliss with world-class DJs

Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.

The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.

Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats

Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.

Earth Hour

SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.

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