Ministry of Tourism is planning to develop “guest house islands” for middle income tourism where individual business will invest for different services provided on the Island, local media have reported.
“Developing guest house islands is onthe PPM (Progressive Party of Maldives) manifesto as well. This will create middle income beds,” Tourism Minister Adheeb said. Adheeb said that an island close to capital Male’ city will be chosen for this purposes.
He said the government intends to double the current 25.000 beds in the industry and will work to open ten tourist resorts each year.