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An employee at the Huvafen Fushi resort feeds manta rays and fish on March 13, 2009 in the Maldives.  The resort is considered to be the ultimate in luxurious resort living. During the 30 year reign of ex-president Maomoon Abdul Gayoom, the tourist industry engineered to separate western tourists from the residents of this devoutly Muslim country. Newly elected President Mohamed Nasheed has vowed to initiate a new tourism policy aimed to increase contact between visitors and inhabitants and build more mid-priced hotels.
An employee at the Huvafen Fushi resort feeds manta rays and fish on March 13, 2009 in the Maldives. The resort is considered to be the ultimate in luxurious resort living. During the 30 year reign of ex-president Maomoon Abdul Gayoom, the tourist industry engineered to separate western tourists from the residents of this devoutly Muslim country. Newly elected President Mohamed Nasheed has vowed to initiate a new tourism policy aimed to increase contact between visitors and inhabitants and...
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Date26 Nov 2009
LocationHuvafen Fushi Malé Maldives
 
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