Male’, Maldives, 5th June 2022 – As a part of the Golden Jubilee of Tourism celebrations, Raa Atoll organized a Culinary Arts Exhibition in association with the Ministry of Tourism. This event marks the start of the month-long Raa Tourism Expo 2022 and was held on 28 May 2022 in Raa Meedhoo.
With various industry members and senior official in attendance, the Expo began with a career guidance session by the resorts, led by Mr. Hassan Saeed – Resident Manage of Dhigali Maldives – and coordinated by Mr. Ahmed Shareed – HR Manager of Heritance Aarah. This session targeted over 100 students from 5 different schools in Raa Atoll.
Following this, the Culinary Arts Exhibition was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Athif. 7 resorts, including Adaaran Select Meedhupparu Resort, Heritance Aarah, Joali Being, Joali Maldives, Kuda Fushi Resort and Spa, Dhigali Maldives and You & Me by Cocoon Maldives participated by showcasing a variety of their signature dishes.
The Expo is scheduled to continue in Raa Atoll throughout this month. Its first event is set to be followed by a water sports festival and an art and craft symposium before concluding with a Gala event – where industry professionals will be presented with awards of special recognition.