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Trans Maldivian Airways Carries Majority of Tourists Since Border Reopening

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Trans Maldivian Airways revealed the seaplane operator carried the majority of tourists to their holiday destinations since border reopening.

Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) revealed the seaplane operator carried the majority of tourists to their holiday destinations since border reopening. As per the statistics from Maldives Immigration, more than 5000 tourists arrived in the Maldives from 15th July 2020 to 15th August 2020.

TMA is considered the backbone of tourism infrastructure in the country. The world’s largest seaplane operator plays a pivotal role in enhancing and facilitating the growth of the tourism industry in the Maldives. The seaplane operator has assured that it will continue to support the tourism industry with transfers of the tourist.

Trans Maldivian Airways is proud to have transferred majority of these tourists during this period from Velana International Airport to their dream resort and vice versa. TMA offers enhanced safety and hygiene to all its guests under the new norm.

Trans Maldives Airways stated.

What Safety Measures is TMA undertaking?

  • All passengers are provided with a complimentary Travel Hygiene Kit. The kit consists of face mask, gloves, and hand sanitizer at the time of their check-in.
  • Face Masks are mandatory for all passengers during their journey.
  • Multiple hand sanitizers placed for the convenience and better hygiene of passengers.
  • All touchpoints through the journey regularly disinfected in accordance with Global Heath recommendations and policy guidelines.

Wherever possible, the airline has put forth guidelines to minimize direct contact between passengers and staff. Furthermore, TMA’s overall objective is to keep it simple and safe for passengers throughout their journey with speedy service and minimum inconvenience to guests. Find out further information HERE.

Trans Maldivian Airways started in 1989 as a company operating a helicopter fleet under the name Hummingbird Island Helicopters. Hummingbird Island Helicopters later changed the name to Hummingbird Island Airways. Following the first seaplane being added to the fleet in 1997, the transition to a seaplane-only fleet was completed in 1999. A year later the name Trans Maldivian Airways came to be. Today, TMA represents as a synonym for connecting the Maldives islands.

Feature image by Trans Maldivian Airways
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The Nautilus Maldives Announces Ananda Wellness Residency

The Nautilus will host two senior practitioners from the world’s most renowned holistic wellness retreat. From 16th to 26th August 2023, Ananda in the Himalayas will be at The Nautilus. Combining Ananda’s specialist Ayurvedic knowledge with The Nautilus’s timeless hospitality offering, this residency will provide the ultimate restorative wellness experience.

Exploring the Restorative Wellness Experiences

The Nautilus tailors holidays to individual needs, providing a completely bespoke experience renowned for its customization. Additionally, the resort also provides unscripted and timeless offerings to its travellers. With this, the Ananda treatments will be available to guests at any time of day. The treatment will be provided in the overwater Solasta Spa’s glass-floored private treatment pavilions. Interested guests can also explore the treatments in the comfort of guest houses and residences.

The two practitioners, Mr Sandeep Dhamada and Ms Krishna Karki, are some of Ananda’s most accomplished and expert holistic therapists. As a follow-up to these speciality treatments, The Nautilus guests will also benefit from an online consultation with an Ayurvedic physician. This will further enhance the holistic benefits of the treatments in addition to the overall experience. Ananda’s gourmet Ayurvedic cuisine is available to consume anywhere on the island, incorporating anti-inflammatory properties, with fundamental food tastes carefully combined with macronutrients.

Ananda in the Himalayas is one of the world’s leading luxury wellness retreats, aligning with the rejuvenating spirit of The Nautilus. Nestled in the Himalayan foothills, the birthplace of Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation, Ananda integrates these ancient practices with therapy. The partnership first launched in 2022 and this year’s iteration enhances the already extensive wellness offering with a series of curated experiences for guests looking to rebalance their body, soul and mind.

Specialty Treatments Offered by Ananda at The Nautilus:

  • Ananda Touch with Reflexology (90 Mins)- A rhythmic flowing massage with rose-scented oils. The treatment releases tension and stress combined with the stimulation of reflex points. This practice aims to restore energy flow throughout the entire body and foster balance within the body and mind.
  • Indian Head Massage with Reflexology (90 Mins)– This ancient experience relaxes, tones, and eases muscle tension. It also aids in eliminating toxins by stimulating circulation. Following this, a massage is administered to the feet, applying pressure on the soles to restore healthy energy flow throughout the body.
  • Indian Head Massage with Shiatsu (90 Mins)– A traditional massage which provides deep relaxation. Following this, Shiatsu is applied. This is a full body pressure point experience that enhances circulation and boosts the immune system.
  • Himalayan Honey and Rose Facial with Foot Massage (90 mins)– This stimulating and refreshing facial uses a blend of sandalwood and rose essential oils. We massage pure organic honey harvested from the Himalayas into the skin and apply a mask of cooling cucumber. As the mask hydrates your skin, indulge in a soothing foot massage that stimulates reflex points.
  • Ananda Moksha (90 Mins)– A full body massage which uses traditional Ayurvedic therapeutic techniques. The holistic therapy draws inspiration from the concept of Moksha, signifying a liberation of the senses and a release for the free flow of Prana or energy.

About The Nautilus Maldives

The private island of The Nautilus boasts just 26 beach and oceanside houses and residences. Guests can also explore an extensive range of facilities and spa amenities. It is surrounded by the natural beauty of Hanifaru Bay, one of the largest manta-feeding hotspots in the world, offering white sandy beaches, pristine waters, and coral reefs. This extraordinary, tranquil location combined with an unmatched ultra-luxury five-star experience make The Nautilus the perfect private island resort to relax, reset and recharge.

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