Maldives To Launch ‘I’m Vaccinated’ Campaign With An Aim To Have Fully Vaccinated Tourism Workforce

by Sanjana Shenoy
Maldives To Launch ‘I’m Vaccinated’ Campaign With An Aim To Have Fully Vaccinated Tourism Workforce

Visit Maldives has teamed up with the country’s ministry of tourism to launch the “I’m Vaccinated” campaign. Through the campaign, the nation aims to vaccinate its tourism workforce. At present, 65 per cent of people eligible in the Maldives have received a jab. And 90 per cent of those eligible in the tourism industry have received their doses. And all vaccinated members of the tourism industry will also wear a dedicated I’m Vaccinated badge.

The Maldives Aims To Vaccinate Tourism Sector With Its New Campaign

Besides this, the campaign’s microsite will also show that how many members of the tourism industry have received their doses. Amid the chaos, the Maldive is trying to lure tourists into their country with vaccines! Providing vaccine tourism, tourists can visit the Maldives for several weeks and during this time, get both vaccines, while exploring the beach destination in style. Here’s everything to know.

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The Maldives’s Minister of Tourism Abdulla Mausoom announced that they will start vaccinating tourists in the future. They aim to attract more tourists and fulfil their 1.5 million arrival goals in 2021. He mentioned that the Maldives would implement a “3V Program”, which is “Visit, Vaccinate, and Vacation”. He further added that 90 per cent of tourism frontline workers have received their first dose and once everyone is vaccinated, then the country will start their vaccination program.


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The Maldives To Start 3V Program: Visit, Vaccinate, and Vacation

Till now, nearly 51.5 per cent of residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine while 4.8 per cent have been completely vaccinated.”The main idea of tourism being open is to provide reasonably safe tourism [experience] with minimum inconvenience. So once the country gets vaccinated, then we will move on to ‘3V’ tourism,” Mausoom said. Currently, nearly 3,50,000 tourists have visited the Maldives, and most of them have been from India. Many Bollywood celebrities like Kajal Agarwal, Sara Ali Khan have all vacationed in the Maldives amid the pandemic.

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Tourists who plan a vacation to the Indian Ocean destination can get two doses of the vaccine. This means that tourists must sign up to stay in the Maldives for at least several weeks. The Maldives hopes to boost its tourism with the vaxication package. Moreover, the Maldives earlier witnessed 1.7 million tourists a year before the pandemic. Now, with the arrival of the 3Vs in the near future, the Maldives gears up to be the ultimate tourist destination in Asia. Meanwhile, here are 4 ways you can enjoy Maldives on a budget.