Maldives to introduce ‘3-V’ tourism

Oblu Select Sangeli Resort in Maldives located at the north-western tip of the North Malé Atoll | Photo: Kuoni

Malé, Maldives – Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdullah Mausoom has told that ‘3-V’ tourism will be introduced in Maldives this year.

Speaking at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair, which was held virtually, Minister Mausoom gave details of the plan for the ‘3-V’ campaign which stands for of Visit, Vaccinate and Vacation in which tourists are expected to vacation for three to four weeks in the Maldives and receive two complete doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom and Mr. Thoyyib Mohamed, the Managing Director of Visit Maldives had given details of the ‘3-V’ campaign during the press conference of ITB fair where they had given an insight was given into the impact of covid-19 and the efforts to promote Maldives as a safe destination along with notable accolades of the destination.

This campaign is part of the efforts to make the Maldives a safer destination for tourists. The inoculation program in the Maldives began on the 1st of February with the launch of the nationwide Covid-19 “Dhifaau” vaccine campaign. Maldives aims to become one of the first countries to have a 100 percent vaccinated tourism sector and population.

The Maldives vaccine priority list includes, frontline workers and social care workers, individuals in the high-risk and the elderly category, followed by tourism industry front liners.