Villa Resorts Awarded with WELL Health-Safety Rating

Paradise Island, Sun Island and Royal Island earns WELL Health-Safety addressing post-COVID-10 environment now and for the future.

On 3rd January Villa Hotels & Resorts announced it has earned the WELL Health-Safety Rating for its resorts Paradise Island, Sun Island and Royal Island through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). The WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based, third-party verified rating for all new and existing building and space types focusing on operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

The WELL Health-Safety Rating provides tourists with confidence and trust that they are entering a space where evidence-based measures have been adopted and verified by third-party. Additionally this empowers owners and operators across large and small businesses alike to take the necessary steps in order to prioritize the health and safety of their staff, visitors and stakeholders.

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In referring to the success of the WELL Health-Safety Rating, Rachel Hodgdon, President & CEO of the International WELL Building Institute said, “None of this would be possible without organizations like Villa Hotels and Resorts, that have demonstrated commitment to people’s health and safety by achieving the WELL Health- Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management of Villa Resorts, Maldives.”

“Achieving the WELL Health-Safety Rating demonstrates Villa Resorts commitment to the health and wellbeing of its people – keeping both guests and team members safe and healthy, while providing splendid guest experiences”, said Ibrahim Siyad Qasim, Managing Director of Villa Resorts.

Villa Hotels & Resorts has a collection of award-winning resorts that are set in some of the most beautiful atolls in the Maldives archipelago, which include the adventurous and family-friendly Sun Island Resort & Spa located in South Ari Atoll within close proximity to the South Ari Marine Protected Area (SAMPA), Royal Island Premium All-Inclusive Resort located in the protected waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll and the romantic and luxurious Paradise Island Resort & Spa located in North Male’ Atoll.

Villa Resorts was awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating following the successful completion of a third-party documentation review by GBCI to confirm it has met the feature-specific intents and requirements.

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