104 resorts permitted to re-open

Photo: Filitheyo Island Resort Maldives

Male’, Maldives- 104 resorts have been given permission to re-open for tourists, after being closed due to Covid-19.

The Maldivian borders had been closed since March 27th due to Covid-19. However, after reopening the borders on July 15th, Tourism Ministry has given permission to 104 resorts to open up their services to tourists. This includes resorts operating at the moment and resorts that are scheduled to reopen within the next two months.

In addition to this, permission has also been given to 3 hotels in uninhabited islands. This includes Amilla Fushi in B.Finolhu, Markiyo Maldives in GA.Kooddoo and Equator Village in S.Gan.

Furthermore, 32 transit facilities in greater Male’ along with 109 tourist vessels have also been given the permission to start operating.

The government has also decided to reopen the guest houses in islands other than Male’ on October 15th.