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Tourism Ministry Starts Special Inspection Program for Hotels and Guesthouses

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Tourism Ministry announced that it started a special inspection program to audit the compliance of hotels and guesthouses.

The Maldives’ Tourism Ministry announced that it started a special inspection program to audit the compliance of hotels and guesthouses. According to a tweet, the ministry is auditing the compliance to COVID-19 protocols set by the Health Protection Agency and the Ministry.

Since the initiative started, the tourism ministry suspended the operating licence for 04 guest houses. Furthermore, the Maldives’ Tourism Minister revealed that public safety and safeguarding the tourism industry comes first.

The island nation has implemented rigorous COVID-19 measures at all places possible. Likewise, a substantial amount of workers in the tourism industry have fully been vaccinated.

Guesthouses in the Maldives will resume accepting bookings from South Asian tourists towards the end of this month. Earlier, the spokesperson at the President’s Office revealed that the Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC) aims to have 95% of all guesthouse workers fully vaccinated.

Feature image by Maagiri City Hotel maldives

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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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