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Unforgettable Marriott Bonvoy Moments with Jean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michael Cousteau
Jean-Michel Cousteau will be returning to the Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, not only as a continuation of his Ambassadors of the Environment program but also to provide a truly unique guest experience this April.

If you’re a lover of ocean exploration, French Oceanographic explorer, environmentalist, educator and film producer Jean-Michel Cousteau is no new name. He is popular for his work as well as being the first son of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, who co-invented the first successful open-circuit self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.

Guests who are eager to embark on a once-in-lifetime-journey this year are now presented with a unique opportunity this year. During the exclusive Moments at the Ritz-Carlton Maldives from April 13th to 17th, be prepared to explore the underwater wonders of the Maldives.

Marriott Bonvoy Moments

Two guests are presented with the amazing opportunity to explore the ocean depths of the Maldives. Guided by marine legend Jean-Michel Cousteau, this Marriott Bonvoy moments is the chance of a lifetime. In addition to this opportunity, the package also includes accommodations in a luxurious Beach Pool Villa, daily breakfast, marine biology presentation tailored for enthusiasts, and the resort cocktail hosted by Cousteau. 

Interested parties can start bidding from February 10th, with the auction closing on March 23rd, ensuring a once-in-a-lifetime fusion of luxury, marine exploration, and insightful discourse with Jean-Michel Cousteau. Secure this unforgettable journey, and make your Marriott Bonvoy Moments truly one for the books!

Exciting Activities Waiting to be Explored!

During his time on the property, Cousteau is set to host several presentations focused on marine biology, as well as connect with the Ambassador of the Environment team to discuss future programming. Additionally, Cousteau will host a resort cocktail hour and conduct several dives with guests. Guests can also partake in a coral regeneration session at the resort’s Beach Shack with Cousteau during this visit.

Cousteau will also interact with local school programs. This is done through the resort’s Community Footprints initiative, fostering environmental awareness & education. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives is the only resort in Asia Pacific offering the Ambassadors of the Environment Program. The resort remains steadfast in upholding the values of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. The property achieves this through immersive and educational programming aimed at exploring and safeguarding the delicate ecosystem of the Maldives.

Resort guests will have the opportunity to partake in a Cinema under the Stars event at the Mystique Garden. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s acclaimed film ‘Wonders of The Sea,’ will be showcased. The viewing will be followed by an interactive Q&A session where participants can delve into his marine exploration and conservation efforts.

Cities Under the Sea Snorkelling Trip

For those craving a more immersive experience, the “Cities Under the Sea” snorkeling trip awaits. Here, guests can engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion led by Cousteau, alongside marine biologists and representatives from the Ministry of Climate Change, Environment, and Energy. Together, they will delve into crucial environmental issues, including climate change and its profound impact on nature.

To conclude the week, guests can celebrate World Dolphin Day with a memorable dolphin cruise. Guests can get the chance to experience the beauty of Maldivian dolphins in their natural habitat! Through these engaging experiences, the resort aims to inspire guests to cherish and protect the fragile ecosystems of the Maldives.

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Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Awarded Travelife Gold Certificate for Second Consecutive Year!

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi announces that it has been awarded the Travelife Gold Certificate. With this, the resort has been recognised for Accommodation Sustainability for the second consecutive year. This prestigious certification recognizes the resort’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable tourism practices, all while delivering exceptional hospitality experiences.

The Travelife Gold Certification is a globally recognized accolade presented to hotels and resorts. This is done in recognition of resorts that demonstrate exceptional performance in managing their environmental and social impacts responsibly. Sun Siyam Iru Fushi initially achieved this accreditation in 2022. Since then, the resort has continued to prioritize sustainable practices, leading to this consecutive achievement.

We are honored to once again recieve the Travelife Gold Certification for Accomodation Sustainability, this recognition reflects our ongoing efforts to integrate sustainability into every aspect of our operations while providing unforgettable experiences for our guests. We are deeply committed to minimizing our environmental footprint, supporting local communities, and promoting responsible tourism in the Maldives, says Erkaiym Tablydieva – the Hygine and Sustainability Manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi.

Sun Siyam Iru Fushi’s sustainability initiatives encompass a wide range of practices. This includes energy and water conservation, waste reduction and recycling, local sourcing of products, as well as community engagement. These eco-friendly measures not only contribute to the conservation of the delicate marine ecosystem surrounding the Maldives but also enhance the well-being of local communities. With these practices, the resort is also able to empower the local communities economically.

As part of its sustainability journey, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi continually seeks innovative ways to further enhance its environmental performance and social impact. The resort remains steadfast in its mission to create a more sustainable future for the Maldives and beyond.

For travellers seeking a luxurious yet eco-conscious retreat in the heart of the Maldives, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi stands as a beacon of sustainable hospitality excellence. With its unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and community engagement, the resort invites guests to experience the beauty of the Maldives while leaving a positive impact on the planet. Sun Siyam Resorts is dedicated to operating sustainably!

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