Taj resorts operated in the Maldives by Indian hotel chain; Taj Hotels is gearing up to resume its operations on July 15. Taj Hotels operates Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa in the Maldives.
The archipelago closed its borders in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic, due to which all resorts were temporarily shut down. While the COVID-19 situation in Maldives is now stable, the tourism-dependant nation is preparing to re-open its borders on July 15.
As per a news brief issued by Taj Hotels, the resorts are now prepared to receive its customers after training its employees in line with the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Precautionary safety measures will continue to be followed as per the guidance of the authorities, said the hotel group. In this regard, employees are trained to maintain communication in a way that will enable less person-to-person contact, and hygienic measures will be strictly followed. Social distancing will also be practiced. The company has facilitated online check-in and check-out and payments. Once the resorts resume its operations, the rooms will be disinfected and cleaned after checkout, and the luggage will be disinfected at the time of checkout.
Tourism Ministry has revealed that 37 resorts are ready to open July 15.