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Tourism Ministry Signs Lease Agreement to Develop a 100-room Hotel at Kelaa

100-room hotel at kelaa agreement
The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism signed a lease agreement to develop a 100-room hotel at Kelaa with FEDO Private Limited.

The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism signed a lease agreement to develop a 100-room hotel at Kelaa with FEDO Private Limited yesterday 16th March 2021. The Tourism Minister of the Maldives, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom and MP of Kelaa Constituency, Ibrahim Shareef participated in the signing ceremony.

According to a tweet by the Ministry of Tourism, the agreement was signed to develop a 100-room hotel in the thun’di area of Kelaa.

Good to see young Maldivians taking up the reign of Tourism Development in Maldives.

Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom tweeted.

This new hotel will open additional job opportunities for locals. As of 15th March 2021, 674 accommodation facilities are active in the Maldives. Of this, 377 guesthouses, 137 safari vessels, and 149 resorts are currently open in the Maldives.

Local guesthouses and hotels are perfect for holidaymakers who want to enjoy a piece of paradise on a budget. In the Greater Male’ Region, travellers can find chic inns and boutique guesthouses near the beachside to relax.

As of 15th March 2021, Maldives recorded 238,533 tourist arrivals. India retains its position as the leading tourist source market of the Maldives. Meanwhile, Russia ranks in second place with a market share of 21.5%. India and Russia were also the leading tourist source markets in 2020. Other leading individual source markets include Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Germany, Romania, Czech Republic, France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Also read: 206,114 People in Maldives Receive Their First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Figures indicate 3,204 tourists visited the island nation on average by 12th March 2021. Moreover, tourists spent an average of 9 days in the Maldives.

Tourism Ministry of the Maldives forecasts to welcome 1.5 million tourists in 2021. Likewise, the ministry predicts tourists will spend over 10 million bed nights in the Maldives this year.

Feature image by the Ministry of Tourism via Twitter

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Sun Siyam Iru Veli Earns Double Honours: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2024

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With immense joy, we celebrate the honor of not one, but two remarkable achievements in TripAdvisor’s prestigious Top 25 Best of the Best awards this year. These accolades stand as a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence, a journey marked by continuous enhancement of our offerings and the delivery of unparalleled service stands by our wonderful island team members. Our heatfelt gratitude extends to our cherished guests as well whose unwavering support and invaluable feedback serves as the guiding light propelling us towards even greater horizons of distinction, said Masdhooq Saeed – General Manager of Sun Siyam Iru Veli.

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About Sun Siyam Iru Veli

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