In an exclusive soiree on Thursday, December 27, 2018, Crown & Champa Resorts received the ‘Leading CSR Program’ for 2018 in the Maldives Travel Awards. The event, held at Paradise Island Resort, welcomed over 200 industry professionals to celebrate the winners across all 25 categories in the gala edition.
The award serves a formal testament of the continuous aim to increase the sustainability of operations through positive contributions to biodiversity conservation, cultural heritage preservation and community development. Within the extensive Sustainability Report is the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) to promote local employment and fair trade, support local entrepreneurs, respect local communities, implement policies against commercial exploitation and practice responsible sourcing.
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5-Star luxury resort, Hurawalhi Island Resort has been bestowed the ‘Leading All-Inclusive Resort’ award, which highlights the resort’s generous and value-for-money plan that allows guests to luxuriate in a carefree getaway in the Maldives. Having been in operation for 2 years, Hurawalhi sets an exemplary path for sustainable luxury and elegance with a traditional Maldivian touch that is rooted in the core values of Crown & Champa Resorts.
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Finally, the Maldives Travel Awards named Duniye Spa the ‘Leading Wellness and Spa Brand’ for 2018, adding to the spa’s stellar reputation as one of the best in the Maldives. Founded in 2002 by a group of international hotel owners, Duniye Spa is a leading spa management and consultancy company in the Maldives and Indian Ocean region. The spa offers a holistic approach to well-being using world-class facilities, natural products and the care provided by each professional therapist.
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Crown & Champa Resorts offers guests 40 years of expertise in the hospitality industry. Each resort is individually crafted to reflect its surroundings and heritage, creating getaways filled with authentic beauty and allure, and catering for all types of guests and island experiences.
Earth Day is one of the largest civic-focused days of action in the world held every year, where more than 1 billion people in 192 countries take part in green initiatives to highlight the importance of sustainability.
On April 22, 2018, each of the Crown & Champa Resorts showed their support of the initiative with a variety of activities involving guests and staff, from Reef & Lagoon Cleaning to educational tours and the daily commitment towards a greener Maldives.
Under the theme “End Plastic Pollution” and the impact of plastic on the Indian Ocean, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa and Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa held a lagoon cleaning activity to maintain the beauty and health of the marine life. The activity included members of the Euro-Divers and Ocean Dive Center teams, as well as staff and in-house guests at the respective Resorts.
Kuredu Island Resort & Spa held an active Island cleanup, while Meeru Island Resort & Spa hosted an informative Nature Walk and Back-of-House Tour. As TUI-certified Environmental Champions of 2017, the two Resorts continue to be leaders in sustainable efforts, with Kuredu recently introducing an eco-friendly linen bag to help guests recycle items back home that currently cannot be recycled in the Maldives.
Another Environmental Champion, Komandoo Island Resort & Spa features glass water bottles and reusable straws, as part of the day-to-day sustainable operations. 5-Star Hurawalhi Island Resort brings environmental awareness through education in several initiatives over the year, including community outreach programs.
For more information on Crown & Champa Resorts’ committed towards preserving the Maldives and global environment, read our Sustainability Report.
To find out how you can help while on holiday in the Maldives, download your free copy of the 5 quick tips to saving water & energy.
Leading Resorts group, Crown & Champa Resorts will be attending the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, from April 22 to 25, 2018. The global event, held at Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre is celebrating its 25th year – a notable milestone.
ATM first opened its doors in 1994 at the Dubai World Trade Centre with 52 nations, 300 exhibitors and 7,000 trade visitors. 25 years later, the exhibition is considered the benchmark for the Middle Eastern and North African tourism, which facilitates US$2,5 billion in industry deals, and attracts 2,500 exhibitors from 153 countries and over 28,000 influential visitors.
The theme this year is Responsible Tourism and certainly a topic of major importance to the Travel & Hospitality Industry, and to destinations around the world. In line with the values and ethos of the company, Crown & Champa Resorts is committed to operating in accordance with the best possible standards, in a responsible and sustainable manner.
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“It is important that hoteliers, operators, local communities and tourists alike, take responsibility to ensure tourism becomes more sustainable.” – Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, Arabian Travel Market.
Visit the Crown & Champa Resorts stand number AS2350, together with the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC).
Visit our stand C19 at the new and exclusive trade show from May 17 – 19, 2017.
After the success of the Arabian Travel Market in April 2017, Crown & Champa Resorts prepares for the World Travel Market in Penang, Malaysia from May 17 – 19, 2017. The event is one of the 6 shows in the WTM portfolio, including Africa, Latin America & London.
Over the 3 days, Crown & Champa Resorts team will be exhibiting the best of Maldives destination products and Resorts. The leading global event provides an opportunity to further expand into predominantly South East Asia and China travel networks.
WTM Connect Asia held the first show in 2016 and has seen and over 90% exhibitors’ satisfaction. The event hosts over 2,000 quality meetings and brings together together pre-qualified Chinese, South East Asian and international travel buyers with suppliers of South East Asian and international travel product.
Visit us at the Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators (MATATO) and C19.
Crown & Champa Resorts will be exhibiting at the significant Riyadh Travel Fair in Saudi Arabia the From April 7th to 10th, 2017
Hosted at the Al Faisaliah Tower Hotel in the Saudi Capital of Riyadh, the Riyadh Travel Fair is a leading travel exhibition within Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, where the leading travel and tourism companies and countries gather.
As the most successful and leading Tourism & Hospitality group in the Maldives, Crown & Champa Resorts “CCR” will be at the acclaimed fair, exhibiting our finest travel, hospitality, leisure products and group of Resorts among representative, tourist promotion authorities and tourist companies at the Arab and International levels.
Riyadh Travel Fair is a 4-day event being held from April 7th to 10th, 2017. The fair showcases products like Travel, Tour, Ticketing, National & International Hotels & Resorts Chains, Finance, Insurance, Banks, Spa, Amusement & Theme Parks, Entertainments, etc. in the Travel & Tourism industry. Last year, a total estimate of 25,724 visitors, 246 exhibitors and 52 Countries where in attendance.
CCR looks forward to the opportunity to exhibit and engage at the Fair. Visit us at the MATATO Maldives booth G6, from April 7 to 10, 2017.