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Velana International Airport Sets New Air Traffic Record!

Velana International Airport
Velana International Airport (VIA) in the Maldives has achieved a remarkable milestone by recording an unprecedented 925 Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) in a single day.

This surpasses the previous record of 861 at Velana International Airport, showcasing the airport’s growing prominence in global aviation.

Velana International Airport plays a key role as a key aviation hub, connecting the Maldives with travellers from all around the world.  As the Maldives continues to attract a growing number of tourists, VIA remains at the forefront of facilitating smooth and efficient travel. The airport’s commitment to maintaining high standards is evident through ongoing efforts to enhance infrastructure, streamline processes, and leverage advanced technologies.

Also Read: Velana International Airport received ‘The Voice of the Customer’ recognition from Airports Council International (ACI).

In achieving this record, the airport reinforces the Maldives’ position as a top-tier destination for global travellers. The airport’s capability to manage increased air traffic highlights the nation’s dedication to providing a world-class travel experience and stands as a beacon of excellence in the aviation industry, contributing to the Maldives’ status as an unparalleled travel destination.v

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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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