NewsMarch 30, 2020

Temporary Shutdown of Tourism Industry: Resorts Bid Farewell to Last Guests

With the travel ban implemented by the government, resorts in Maldives are temporarily shutting down. Hurawalhi Maldives and LUX* South Resort have bid farewell to their last remaining guests.

Hurawalhi Maldives will be suspending operations till June 30. The resort bid farewell to its last guest with their team jumping into the sea.

Hurawalhi Maldives saying goodbye to their last guests đź–¤

Posted by Hawwa Nausha on Saturday, March 28, 2020

LUX* South Maldives also said farewell to their last guests. Afeef Hussain, Regional Director of Training, Development and Quality Assurance at LUX* Resorts and Hotels shared a video with caption, “Our last guest departure for now. We will be back even stronger; for now, the focus is looking after each other and stay focus and cautious on the future. #luxsouthariatoll” 

Our Last Guest Departure

Our last guest departure for now. We will be back even stronger; for now, the focus is looking after each other and stay focus and cautious on the future. #luxsouthariatoll

Posted by Afeef Hussain on Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tourism industry has come to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) Secretary General Ahmed Nazeer has described the COVID-19 impact on the Maldives tourism industry to be the worst in the industry history.