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Tourism Minister Meets Honorary Consul of Maldives in Czech Republic

Maldives tourism minister and Honorary Consul of the Maldives in the Czech Republic
Honorary Consul of the Maldives in the Czech Republic, Jaromír Kalčic⁦ has paid a courtesy call on Maldives Tourism Minister, Dr. Mausoom.

Honorary Consul of the Maldives in the Czech Republic, Jaromír Kalčic⁦ has paid a courtesy call on Maldives Tourism Minister, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom on 24th September 2020. According to the Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Jaromír and the tourism minister discussed further strengthening bilateral collaboration between both countries for tourism development.

According to the statistics from the Maldives Immigration, 69 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Czech Republic between 1st September 2020 and 15th September 2020. Likewise, 118 tourist arrivals were recorded from the Czech Republic to the Maldives in August 2020. Tourism minister Mausoom tweeted that he hopes for more tourists and investments from the Czech Republic in the coming years.

Earlier this month, Minister Mausoom has also met the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the Maldives, H.E. Rear Admiral Nazmul. In addition to that minister has also held discussions with the British High Commissioner to Maldives, Ambassador of China to the Maldives, and High Commissioner of India to Maldives as well.

The Tourism Ministry has been working on further strengthening relationships between the Maldives and key tourist market destinations. Meanwhile, a total of 13,516 tourists arrived in the Maldives during the first 2 months after the borders reopened. According to statistics by the Maldives immigration, tourist arrivals to the Maldives has increased by 61% during the second month since border reopening.

Also read: Maldives Records 13,516 Tourist Arrivals in First 2 Months of Border Reopening

From 16th August to 15th September, a total of 8,339 tourists arrived in the Maldives as well. Statistics from 1st September to 15th September 2020 reveal United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the leading source market with 656 arrivals. Maldives made it mandatory for tourists to present a negative PCR test upon their arrival from 10th September 2020. The island nation was also granted the ‘Safe Travels Stamp’ by World Travel and Tourism Council. The stamp is the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp for Travel & Tourism.

Feature image by Ministry of Tourism
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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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