41 resorts to be operational when boarders reopen

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Malé, Maldives — The Ministry of Tourism of Maldives has stated that 41 resorts will be operational when Maldives reopens its boarders on July 15.

The ministry has released a tentative report which provides information on when the resorts of Maldives will reopen.

According to the report, amid Covid-19, there are currently 8 resorts that are operating. These 8 resorts are:

  • Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
  • Lily Beach Resort in
  • Lux North Male’ Atoll
  • Oblu By Atmosphere at Helengeli
  • Soneva Fushi Resort
  • Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives – Velavaru
  • Velaa Private Island Maldives

Meanwhile, 29 resorts are scheduled to reopen on July 15. They are:

  • Amaya Kuda Rah Maldives
  • Cocoon Maldives
  • Ellaidhoo Maldives By Cinnamon
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
  • Furaveri Island Resort & Spa
  • Gangehi Island Resort
  • Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives
  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Kudafushi Resort & Spa
  • Mercure Maldives Kooddoo
  • Noku Maldives
  • Oblu Select by Atmosphere at Sangeli
  • Olhuveli Beach and Spa Maldives
  • Ozen By Atmosphere At Maadhoo
  • Rahaa Resort
  • Saii Lagoon
  • Soneva Jani
  • Taj – Coral Reef Resort & Spa
  • Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives
  • The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah
  • You & Me by Cocoon
  • Paradise Island Resort and Spa
  • Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives – Ihuru
  • Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru
  • Constance Halaveli Resort
  • Dhiggiri Tourist Resort
  • Raddison Blue Resort
  • Varu Island Resort
  • Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives

Fihaalhohi Island Resort, One & Only Reethi Rah Maldives, Twin Island Resort and Ayada Maldives are scheduled to reopen later in July.

Apart from these resorts, the report released by the ministry states that 25 resorts will be reopening starting from August and 28 more resorts will reopen during September.

Furthermore, the report also states that 47 resorts will reopen on October, 2 resorts on November and 1 on December.

11 resorts have either still not confirmed whether they will be operating this year or when the date for when resorts will reopen.

Among these 10 are, Vakarufalhi Island Resort; scheduled to reopen on January of 2021 and resorts that have not decided a final date for reopening. They are:

  • Filitheyo Island Resort
  • Shangri – La’s Villingili Resort & Spa
  • Fun Island Resort & Spa
  • Holiday Island Resort and Spa
  • Sun Island Resort and Spa

The resorts that have no plans of reopening this year are:

  • Hondaafushi Island Resort
  • Canareef Resort Maldives
  • Royal Island Resort and Spa

The boarders of Maldives that were closed for International flights on March 27 due to Covid-19, will be reopened starting from July 15.

The President of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih stated on a press conference held that the government aims to bring atleast 850,000 tourists to Maldives this year.