MACL CEO & MD Gordon Andrew Stewart Pays Courtesy Call on Tourism Minister Dr. Mausoom

PUBLISHED October 06, 2020 | updated October 06, 2020 00:21

Gordon Andrew Stewart CEO & MD of Maldives Airports Company Limited paid a courtesy call on Tourism Minister Dr. Abdulla Mausoom on October 5, 2020.  During the meeting Gordon discussed way forward for enhancing safety, arrival and departure processes at Velana International Airport (VIA).  

The meeting was also attended by General Manager, Commercial of Maldives Airports Company Limited, Mr. Ahmed Azeem. 

On September 27, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom inaugurated the Maldives Border Miles programme, during a special virtual ceremony held to mark the 2020 World Tourism Day. Aimed to boost tourism in the Maldives, this loyalty programme will be officially implemented on December 1, 2020. 

Initiated by Maldives Immigration, and developed with joint stakeholders; the Ministry of Tourism, Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) and Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), Maldives Border Miles is expected to boost tourism considerably as it is an added advantage in promoting Maldives. 

The tourism industry reopened on July 15, 2020, with enhanced precautionary measures against COVID-19. A safe tourism guideline was issued by the Ministry of Tourism, along with a certification programme to ensure the safety and hygiene standards of all tourism facilities and airports.


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