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The Maldives are reopening to tourists from the 15th July!

A deal from , 14. Jul. 2020 2:31 pm

Ahoy Pirates, great news from what most of us think of paradise and most beloved archipelago of the world - the Maldives!

The Maldivian government announced plans to re-open its borders and resume tourism activities from, July 15. When they will start their "safe tourism" program.

The Maldives are reopening to tourists from the 15th July! - 2

Tourists traveling to the Maldives will receive a 30-day tourist visa for all nationalities and will not be quarantined upon arrival. However, they are required to submit medical test results and travellers showing COVID-19 symptoms will undergo a PCR test at the expense of the traveller. A health declaration card will also be required as part of this procedure. Tests will be available to those who require a test result to return to their country of origin or any other destination with a requirement.

Tourist resorts, hotels and places of residence on uninhabited islands are open for reservations from July 15, 2020 , while hotels and pensions on inhabited islands will be open for reservations from August 1, 2020.

A full list of preliminary dates for re-opening centres that meet the requirements set by the Ministry of Tourism and Health Protection Agency can be found here.

Statement by the Ministry of Tourism:

The Maldives are reopening to tourists from the 15th July!

The months of closing borders and stagnation in international tourism caused many problems for this country heavily dependent on tourism. Tourism generates about 1/3 of the archipelago's GDP. Tourism Minister Ali Waheed stated that the coronavirus's impact was much worse on the Maldives' finances than the tsunami in 2004 or the financial crisis in 2008 .

Source: https: //visitmaldives.com/en/news/resorts-are-reop ...

The Maldives are reopening to tourists from the 15th July!