Tuesday, 28th March 2023
Maldives just received 500,597 total tourist arrivals as of 26th March 2023 which is 22.3% more than the same period of last year and the Top 3 Markets for Maldives since 1st January 2023 until now are First is Russia (12.1%) and Second is India (10.5%) and Third is United Kingdom (9.5%).
As of now, there are 1,229 tourist facilities in operation with total of 60,382 beds and the average duration of stay of tourists in the Maldives is 8.0 days.
Ramadan allowances 2023 for Resort Workers :
As the Holy month of Ramadan started in 23rd March 2023, Labour Relation Authority of Maldives LRA just opened the Submission of Complaints regarding Non-Receipt of Ramadan Benefits to All Muslim Staff Local & Residents that are working legally in Maldives.
The Employment Act states that before the first day of Ramadan, every Muslim Employee in Maldives will be paid a minimum of MVR 3,000 as Ramadan allowance (Equivalent of 195 USD), in addition to his Basic Salary + Allowances as per contract + Service Charge.
Also every Muslim Employee should have this Clause mentioned in his employment contract. If the allowance is not received, a complaint should be submitted to the LRA through the complaint submission form in official website or to their email address email@example.com
In the past, Labour Relations Authority has observed cases where Employers did not timely distribute the benefits or provided a lower amount to their staff. If such offenses are repeated, the employer may face a penalty ranging from USD324 to USD3,242 or other actions like the cancellation of their government licenses.
Service charge in maldives, march 2023 :
We are still in one of the High Season Months in Maldives where Resorts still generate Great Monthly Revenue and automatically high Service Charge to their Employees.
We are still receiving different updates from Resorts in Maldives about Service Charge of March 2023 and we will post the complete list soon. In meantime, stay tuned and follow us in our social media networks for more updates.
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|#||Hotels & Resorts||Service Charge per Staff (USD)|
|1||Velaa Private Island||2444.83|
|5||Soneva Jani||953. 99|
|6||Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa||907.39|
|7||LUX* South Ari Atoll||873.98|
|8||Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa||811.15|
|9||Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives||788|
|10||Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives||787|
|11||Sun Siyam Iru Fushi||754.02|
|12||Amilla Maldives Resort & Residences||749.04|
|13||Oblu Nature Helengeli||688|
|14||Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru||643|
|17||Malahini Kuda Bandos||440|
|18||Amari Raaya Maldives (Allowance)||300|
Previous Service charge updates
You can check the previous service charge updates of the past months including the updates of 2021 and 2022, and future service charge updates too, through this link here
|Service Charge 2021||Service Charge 2022||Service Charge 2023|