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Twitter Poll: Out of 3808 Voters 73% Choose Maldives for their Getaways

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A twitter poll by Qatar Airways indicates out of 3808 voters, 73% would choose the Maldives for their ideal 2-day getaway.

A twitter poll by Qatar Airways indicates out of 3808 voters, 73% would choose the Maldives for their ideal 2-day getaway. Meanwhile, 14% of voters choose Zanzibar while 12% choose Bodrum.

One Twitter user from Zanzibar pointed out on the poll they would choose the Maldives as their second destination. Meanwhile, a user from the Maldives indicated they’ll prefer Zanzibar as their second destination. Of course, the data from the poll is not an official representation of public opinion. And likewise, twitter polls are not scientific since they are not systematically conducted and therefore cannot represent public opinion.

However, the Maldives has become an ideal destination for many travelers. According to Google’s Year in Search 2019, Maldives has grown to become the favorite vacation destination for US holidaymakers. In addition to that, according to recent data from Google Trends, the Maldives is the Europeans’ top holiday destination for 2021.

Promoting the Maldives

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) continues the effort to promote the Maldives in different markets. Most recently, the promotion body has begun advertising on the 360° TV Channel of Russia. The advertisement will aid in promoting travel and give a message to the hopeful travelers to ‘Visit Maldives Soon’.

Meanwhile, leading travel agent Resort Life Travel is promoting the Maldives with Billboards in urban areas all around the central-Europe markets alongside cocktail events with prospective travel partners in the region. Additionally, the travel agent has prepared to host a largescale event in Ukraine on 19th September 2020 to promote the Maldives. The roadshow is expected to have over 500 invitees making it a historical milestone for Resort Life Travel.

Tourist Arrivals

Arrival figures indicate 5,177 tourists visited the Maldives from 15 July 2020 to 15 August 2020. Newly-appointed tourism minister Dr. Abdulla Mausoom revealed an ambitious goal to welcome 500,000 in 2020. Minister further indicated 120,000 is the lowest figure for the remainder of the year.

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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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