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The World Tourism Organization Endorse Support to IMTM 2020

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The World Tourism Organization has offered its support to IMTM, in regards to its 2020 virtual event to be held on 28th and 29th October.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has offered its support to the International Maldives Travel Market (IMTM) in regard to its 2020 virtual event. IMTM 2020, is the first of its kind concept of online travel and trade fair in the Maldives.

The United Nations specialized agency entrusted with the promotion of responsible, sustainable, and universally
accessible tourism is to support IMTM. Since they strive towards their common goal of restoring the tourism and the travel industry to a state of resilience. And also sustainability to withhold against the ongoing strains inflicted on the industry by the global pandemic.

The Maldives is a long time member of UNWTO. This allows both parties to efficiently disseminate relevant information through their current activities to provide support to the sector. The UNWTO prioritizes improving tourism competition and sustainable tourism development. Which is among many of their other objectives, through; knowledge creation and exchange, human resources development, and optimal use of environmental resources.

The IMTM 2020 virtual event aims to Reconnect, Revive, and Grow the travel industry. This is possible through providing international buyers, including tour operators and agencies, a platform with the opportunity to conveniently connect and conduct business with local accommodation providers such as; resorts, hotels, and guest houses, located in the Maldives, during such strenuous times.

IMTM earlier stated that the local community of the travel and tourism domain must come together on a common platform. This is to identify the challenges, find the solutions, and explore the opportunities to overcome the pandemic, for better and sustainable growth of the Maldives tourism industry.

Also read: International Maldives Travel Market Goes Virtual this October 2020

During these tough and challenging times, IMTM is offering the opportunity to conduct business in a virtual environment. This virtual exhibition is a part of IMTM’s broader plan to gradually reopen the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector to new markets.

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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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