Further expanding its commitment to environmental responsibility, Adaaran Resorts embraced World Earth Day with an entire day of activities and services designed with sustainability in mind.
Adaaran Resorts commemorated the day by organizing an Earth Day Art Competition, tree planting programme, reef cleaning programme and lights were switched off to reflect the Earth Hour.
The art competition was organized for the school children at Guraidhoo School. An awareness speech on Earth day was delivered by the Manager, Mohamed Ali, while the executives of the company enjoyed working and assisting the kids in their drawing contest.
The guests participated in planting trees and the Assistant Manager, Ms Priya Wanigasekera was actively involved in this project and delivered a speech on “Carbon Free guilt”
Staff and Guests willingly took part in cleaning the house reef and they enjoyed the clear waters and the dip in the ocean.
Earth Hour became a romantic event while guests had their dinner with candle light. Some guests sat under the canopy of stars and were thrilled as they commented that it is a moment they will cherish for the rest of their lives.
Meanwhile, Mr and Mrs Juergen Viergutz of Germany, who has been visiting Adaaran Meedhupparu since year 2000 from its inception, visited the resort for the 20th time on that day. The day after World Earth Day coincided with Juergens’s birthday.
They planted a Banyan tree in front of their room to commemorate the day and stated that they will visit Maldives further to see the growth of their tree and to enjoy the friendliness of staff at the resort.
Juergen who liked to spend his evenings in fishing, said that Maldives is the best place to be out in the ocean and enjoy a good fishing trip with the best boatman.
The German couple always showed interest to meet the Chief Operating Officer of Adaaran Resorts, Upul Peiris during their visit. Upul used to be the General Manager of Meedhupparu back when then when they first visited the resort.
Mr and Mrs Juergen Viergutz have been visiting Maldives three times per year since their first visit. They said that Maldives is the best place on earth for vacation.
According to them, they have spent more than 365 nights at Meedhupparu if calculated. They said that they would like to stay even longer.