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7th November 2020 - 11:30am

Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives

Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives

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Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives.

 

The Maldives re-opened its borders to tourism back in July and Brian McCarthy from Island Marketing recently visited Maafushivaru Resort and Kuramathi Island to experience first-hand what life in Maldives is like during this pandemic.

 

I was quite surprised to see the number of tourist arrivals and although still 60% below 2019 figures, arrivals are increasing each month. From October British Airways and Lufthansa will recommence flights adding to those already operating by Qatar, Emirates, Turkish and Etihad. First stop was the brand new Maafushivaru Resort which surprisingly was running at 40% occupancy. 80 Villas, 5 restaurants and a Dine Around All inclusive package. This 5 star resort is exceptional value with discounts of 45% for stays until 31 Oct 2021, if booked by 30 Nov 2020.

 

Next stop was Kuramathi, probably the best known resort in Maldives on the Irish Market. With 350 Villas, it felt less busy even at 20% occupancy but with the UK & Switzerland putting Maldives on their "Green List" business is expected to pick up considerably over the coming weeks.

 

With most 2020 bookings deferred to 2021, forward bookings are fantastic, so we would encourage any of your customers to book early and avail of the fantastic offers for 2021.

 

To enter Maldives, your clients do need to have a Covid Negative PCR test and complete an online arrival form prior to departure. For more information contact brian@island-marketing.ie


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Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives
Brian McCarthy (Island Marketing &Simply; Maldives) brings us some long overdue sunshine from the Maldives

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