Whilst being home to 26 atolls and over 1,190 islands, the Maldives is also made up of 99% tropical Indian Ocean waters. Thanks to its unique geographical location, Maldivian culture has been inspired by the Indian Ocean surroundings and the skills brought by early settlers from India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, as well as further afield from Arabia, Persia, Indonesia, and Africa.
With the safe travel corridor announced on 25th October between the UK and the Maldives, UK holidaymakers are able to travel to the Indian Ocean without quarantining on return. Visitors to the Maldives will be able to notice these influences throughout their stay in the local culture and adventurous activities they experience as well as in the sensational spas and romantic packages on offer. And to encourage and allow tourists to experience more than one resort in the Maldives and to enable longer stays, the Ministry of Tourism in consultation with the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has recently introduced facilitation of Split Stays between resorts and other tourist accommodation.
For those travellers looking to tick off a bucket list destination this winter or in 2021, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation has provided six pillars which will help holidaymakers plan ahead and find their perfect holiday in the Indian Ocean nation.
Known as the birthplace of American democracy, the first UNESCO World Heritage City in the U.S., Philadelphia is home to an abundance of historical gems, making it a playground for history lovers and inquisitive travellers alike.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched a major campaign with leading global travel marketplace Skyscanner, to promote the Maldives as one of the safest destinations in the world for tourists.
Many brands and companies within the luxury, travel and lifestyle spheres have been hugely affected by the Covid-19 crisis.
However, as we move into a new era of learning to accept that Covid-19 is now a part of our lives, new consumer-led trends and opportunities for the luxury market have started appearing. GEC PR Director, Sarah Salord, has identified four of these upcoming trends and put together some suggestions to help brands understand and appeal to these new consumer demands.
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has recognized the efforts of the Maldives in implementing enhanced health and safety measures, in line with the WTTC global Safe Travels protocols and creating a safe, gradual plan by rebuilding confidence among travellers and ensuring a coordinated approach in restarting our Tourism industry.
To commence the reopening of borders for all nationalities in the Maldives, and to launch the “Rediscover Maldives…the sunny side of life” campaign, Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) hosted a virtual press conference on 15 July 2020. Top international media from 21 countries including the main source markets of UK, China, Italy, India, Germany, Russia, France, Saudi Arabia, and Japan, participated in this live conference with almost 300 attendees in total.
Residents of the UK and Ireland are invited to experience the excitement of US Independence Day from the comfort of their home when Welcome America, Inc. and the City of Philadelphia host 50+ free events as part of the reimagined 2020 Wawa Welcome America seven-day virtual festival.
Kyoto Traveler’s Inn has shared some tips on key Japanese etiquette for UK sports fans heading to Japan this autumn for the Rugby World Cup 2019.
Intrepid travellers keen to experience traditional Japanese hospitality and explore the Japanese city of Kyoto can do this and more during a stay at Kyoto Traveler’s Inn, which is located in the Okazaki area of the Higashiyama district of the city. The hotel is well-suited for those who want to see the sites of Kyoto following the Rugby World Cup games, since many of the city’s shrines and temples are located within walking distance from the hotel.
The launch of American Airlines’ new direct flight route to Philadelphia International Airport from Edinburgh in April allows Scottish travellers to plan a long weekend exploring the East Coast city of Philadelphia, which is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, plus tax-free shopping hotspots. Continue reading →