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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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Earth Week at Oaga Art Resort: Connect with the Beauty of Nature

Oaga Art Resort is getting ready to celebrate Earth Week with Nature's Embrace!

Oaga Art Resort is dedicating a week to connecting with the beauty and wonder of the planet! In celebration of Earth Week, the resort is curating a programme with meaningful experiences and deep appreciation for the Earth from March 21st to 27th, 2024.

Earth Week Specials at Oaga Art Resort

On March 21st, the resort will celebrate Poetry Day to unwind with Earth-inspired creativity. Start your day with a poetic breakfast, followed by a lunchtime fusion of traditional Maldivian Boduberu beats and poetry called ‘Farihi’. As the sun goes down, guests are invited to enjoy poetry reading and a captivating performance by local duo ‘Something Lovely’.

On March 22nd, guests can enjoy a Boduberu jam session at lunch. As the nighttime falls, witness the artistry of a sand artist as they create their magic on the Raa Baa deck.

On March 23rd, Connect with Nature in a mindful way. As part of the Earth Hour, a candlelit Earth meditation and Sound healing session will be hosted. Guests can also savour a delicious Earth-conscious buffet and enjoy unplugged music around a bonfire! Additionally, a special coral planting cocktail will take place at sunset. At this event, guests can also help plant 60+ coral frames in Oaga’s reef nursery. The project is carried out in partnership with Coralive, aiming to completely resort to the house reef by 2028.

Celebrate Holi with an Eco Twist on March 25th. Create stunning sand mandalas and participate in the traditional Full Moon ritual. Oaga Art Resort will also be hosting a glow-in-the-dark Holi Full moon party with minimal lighting!

Reflect and reminisce under the stars on March 26th. Cuddle up for a captivating movie night! The Grand Finale, with World Theatre Day will be hosted on March 27th. The resort will be hosting a puppet show in addition to live performances by the Sky Rock band. End the night with a special Earth-themed solo performance at the Kaa Kada dinner in celebration of World Theatre Day.

Earth Week and so Much More!

Guests are welcome to enjoy these activities and so much more at Oaga. The resort is all about fun, creative and new experiences. The Earth Week celebrations are weaved into the activities throughout Oaga Art Resort during this period. Oaga Art Resort is the perfect spot for an all-inclusive getaway. The Greatest All-inclusive plan redefines your resort experience!

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