President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has appealed to all Maldivians to work together with the aim of sustaining the progress of the tourism industry in the Maldives. The President made this appeal in his address issued on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2018.

Highlighting this year’s theme for World Tourism Day; “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” President Yameen emphasized that this transformation has undoubtedly brought numerous remarkable developments to the Maldivian tourism industry during the past five years.

In his address, President Yameen underscored that he was extremely pleased with the innovative developments brought to the tourism sector during his administration. Moreover, the President shed light on the successfully completed developmental projects carried out by this administration in different areas of the Maldives which includes,  4 domestic airports, 7 hotels, 35 new resorts, and 495 guest houses.

President Yameen also underlined that every advancement of the tourism industry is beneficial to the people, as it surges the job opportunities, bringing numerous developments to the islands, and increasing the income of Maldivian families. Furthermore, the President also called upon the people to work together in order to bring vast developments to the tourism industry of the Maldives.

Source: Presidency Maldives