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  1. 1. Maldives The Sunny Side of Life
  2. 2. Maldives at a glance Location Straddling over the equatorial line in the Indian Ocean, to the southwest of India and Srilanka. Number of 1190 islands Islands Area 90,000 sq. km Population 298,968 Weather Tropical monsoonal climate with warm temperatures all year round and a great deal of sunshine. Annual mean temp is 30.5°C Language Phiveni Capital Male Currency Rufiyaa
  3. 3. THINGS TO DO... •DOLPHINS/WHALES WATCHING •SCUBA DIVING •FISHING •WATERSPORTS •SNORKELLING •SUBMARINE •ISLAND HOPING •NIGHT FISHING •PHOTO FLIGHTS •MALE EXCURSION •SPAS •SPORTS AND RECREATION •CULTURE •MUSIC •SHOPPING •VISIT LOCAL MARKETS
  4. 4. DIVING Maldives being one of the most coral rich regions in the world, here you are spoilt for choice when it comes to diving. With over a thousand different species of coral and fish, every dive is a fascinating experience. While boat diving is more popular, shore diving to discover natures little wonders subtly hidden in the house reef of the island are a favorite past time for many. Diving possibilities include drift diving, wreck diving and night diving.
  5. 5. Water Sports •Surfing •Snorkeling •Windsurfing •Catamaran sailing •Parasailing •Kayaking •Kite surfing •Water skiing •Jet skiing
  6. 6. Excursions Island hopping, Night fishing, Photo flights, Malé Excursions
  7. 7. Spas
  8. 8. MALÉ THE CAPITAL Malé with a population of about 100,000 is the commercial and political hub of the Maldives. It is home to all government ministries and departments, all of the larger companies, banks, communications and the key institutions that control the nation’s economic and social life.
  9. 9. PLACES TO VISIT... •LOCAL MARKETS •FISH MARKETS •MADJEEDHEE MAGU •SOUVENIR SHOPS •CRAFT MARKETS •PROTECTED DIVE SITES
  10. 10. Ithaa Underwater Restaurant
  11. 11. MALDIVES ... THE SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE. •NOMINATED IN THE 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLD •BEST BEACH AND RELAXATION OF YEAR 2008 •RANKED 2ND FOR NATURAL BEAUTY •RANKED 3RD FOR RESORT AND LOGING OPTIONS, AWARDED WORLD MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATION
  12. 12. Goodbye Paradise…  Highest point: 8 ft above sea level. Atolls/coral reefs are being destroyed. Approximately 10-12mtrs of land have been lost . Only have 10 years to save the island. Ecological effect. Government is thinking of moving out of the island.
  13. 13. Club Air Travel 2009, Conrad Maldives rangali island: five star deluxe ithaa underwater restaurant, viewed 11 May 2009, http://www.clubairtravel.co.uk/rangali/hilton_maldives_ithaa.asp Liz, H 2009, Goodbye paradise, Ninemsn Pty Ltd, viewed at 17 May 2009, http://sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid=413559&showco mments=true Maldives Tourism Promotion Board 2006, Destination Maldives, viewed 11May 2009, http://www.visitmaldives.com/Maldives/index.php Waheed, I, 2009, The official guide of Maldives tourism promotion board: Maldives visitor guide 2009, Maldives Tourism Promotion board, viewed 11 May 2009, http://www.visitmaldives.com/downloads/vguide09/vguide2009.pdf Wikipedia 2009, Maldives, viewed 13 May 2009, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maldives
  14. 14. Thank You for Listening! Any questions?

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