NewsJuly 26, 2020

“It’s Safe to Travel to Taj Exotica Resort & Spa or Maldives” – UAE’s Traveler Recommend Maldives

UAE traveler has said that the measures taken against the COVID-19 are what enabled him to enjoy his stay in Maldives at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa. He further added that he do not believe that there is any risk of staying at Taj Exotic or visiting the Maldives.

Abdulla from Abu Dhabi, UAE was one of the few holidaymakers who were fortunate enough to visit Taj Exotica Resort & Spa in Maldives soon after the country re-opened in July.


“The hotel took all the precautionary measures to ensure my safety, the staff also wore masks, gloves and sanitized everything,” he said. “The service was incredible and I had the most of the facilities to myself.”

Upon returning back to his country and testing negative for COVID-19, he said that he had the most wonderful experience as he hoped for during his stay at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives.

Taj Group of Hotels redefined its services and hospitality in its two stunning properties: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives and Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa, Maldives to once again welcome guests to their sandy shores.

Positioned globally for its signature hospitality and unparalleled experiences, the Taj Group of Hotels in Maldives encompassed all safety protocols defined by its parent company Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) in conjunction with World Health Organization (WHO), as well as the Maldivian Health Protection Agency (HPA), Ministry of Tourism of the Maldives.

Both Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives and Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa, Maldives are fully equipped with well-trained staff, best practices and high-grade protective equipment and disinfectants to ensure the safety and comfort of guests. With the spirit of Tajness reinvigorated to face the new normal world, the resorts are committed to prioritize safety, hygiene and physical distancing while delivering authentic hospitality.

All staff have been trained to delight guests, safely and with minimum contact at all touch points. In addition, technology has been infused to several processes including check-in, check-out, non-invasive thermal screening, dining and digital payments to ensure seamless, no-touch yet personalized experiences.

To ensure physical distancing, the resorts have also redesigned layouts for seating and guest movement inside the hotels and out, including speed boats, resort buggies, lobbies, restaurants, service areas and common spaces. With safer rooms and regularly disinfected surfaces, furniture, crockery, linen and more, guests are reassured of utmost hygiene and safety. Taj hotels have also taking strict precautionary measures such as ensuring sufficient resting of suites and rooms after check-out before reoccupation.

Travelers are assured of convenience when flying in, with the Maldives Government implementing several measures to make the island destination a welcome retreat. While tourists are not subject to any quarantine measures upon arrival to the Maldives, they are also not required to submit any medical test results for entry. However, for the safety of all, local health authorities will be performing random testing at no cost to travelers, while those showing symptoms of COVID-19 upon arrival will be subjected to a PCR test at their own expense. Even when departing the Maldives, the authorities have made available testing services for tourists requiring COVID-19 test results to return home or continue travelling.

Maldives reopened borders and have been welcoming tourists from all nationalities from 15th July. The destination has welcomed 904 tourists in 10 days of reopening where UK and US leads the tourist arrivals by country.