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Visit Maldives Hosts High Tea for Media and Influencers from Indian Market

Visit Maldives Hosts High Tea for Media and Influencers from the Indian Market
The high tea was held on 6th October as part of the effort to strengthen the relationship between Visit Maldives and the Indian media and influencers.

Visit Maldives has hosted high tea for media and influencers from the Indian market, following the conclusion of the MILT Congress, held in Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences. The high tea was held on 6th October as part of the effort to strengthen the relationship between Visit Maldives and the Indian media and influencers.

Speaking during the event, Managing Director of Visit Maldives, Thoyyib Mohamed acknowledged the support received from Indian media/influencers for promoting Maldives and marketing the destination as a safe haven for Indian travelers. He spoke on the growing segments of tourism available in the Maldives, especially the opportunities available in the MICE segment for corporate and business clients. He added that Maldives is expanding to cater to different segments of tourists from India, including those traveling during festive seasons, long weekends and families traveling for small intimate celebrations.

Over 15 journalists, bloggers and influencers attended this high tea and held discussions regarding ways to boost collaborations to increase Maldives’ brand presence in India. This was a great opportunity for Visit Maldives to meet the Indian media and influencers in a casual setting, to thank them for their continued support in promoting Maldives, while discussing future partnerships.

Visit Maldives provided the latest information on the newly launched Redefining MICE campaign. The campaign aims to promote Maldives as an upcoming MICE destination. During the high tea, they also held small target groups which facilitated one to one discussion and information sessions.

The purpose of the event was to promote the Maldives as an emerging top destination to conduct meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. Furthermore, it aimed to provide the latest destination information, travel guidelines and promote the destination as a safe haven.

So far this year, Visit Maldives has conducted a group media, celebrity and travel agents familiarization trip targeting the Indian market. Considering the success of these activities, they have plans to hold other similar trips in the coming days.

Other activities held to further promote the destination in the Indian market include roadshow, webinars, joint social and digital media campaigns with Indian stakeholders, and participation in fairs and exhibitions. Many such activities are planned ahead for this market for the remainder of the year as well.

Currently, India is the top source market to the Maldives, with arrival figures growing exponentially throughout 2021. By 23rd September Maldives had welcomed a total of 843,552 tourists out of which 22.7% were from India. The growing number of arrivals from India to Maldives has enabled them to lead in the top ten source market list for several years.

Feature image by Visit Maldives

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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