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Tourism Minister Visits Tourism Zone in Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo

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Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom visited the Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo Tourism Zone to oversee the progress.

Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom visited the Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo Tourism Zone yesterday, 17th March 2021. Minister oversaw the progress of these tourism zones.

The Tourism Minister was accompanied by a delegation of the Tourism Ministry, Parliament Member for Hithadhoo South Constituency, Mayor of Addu City Abdulla Sodiq, and Councillors of Addu City. According to a tweet by the Tourism Ministry, during his visit, Minister planted a sapling in both of the tourism zones.

Hulhudhoo tourism zone
From Tourism Minister’s visit to Hulhudhoo Tourism Zone
Image: Addu City Council Media

The Ministry of Tourism announced that the World Tourism Day celebrations will be held in Addu City this year. While celebrations for World Tourism Day did not proceed in 2020 due to the pandemic, the government aims to hold a grand celebration for the day this year, 2021.

We are happy to announce that #Maldives will celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day in AdduCity. We thank @AdduCityCouncil for taking the initiative. The theme for WTD 2021 is “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”. @UNWTO World Tourism Day is 27th Sep.

A tweet by the Tourism Ministry of Maldives.

Making a stop at Fuvahmulah, the also Minister said that Fuvahmulah has great potential for international and domestic tourism as well. Minister Mausoom highlighted that he hopes to visit Fuvahmulah soon.

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

Earlier this week, Tourism Minister Mausoom attended a signing ceremony to develop a 100-room hotel at Kelaa with FEDO Private Limited as well. Moreover, the minister conducts regular meetings with stakeholders in the Maldives’ tourism industry. In a tweet, the minister expressed his delight to see young Maldivians taking up the reign of Tourism Development in the Maldives.

Feature image by Addu City Council Media

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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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