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Employees, dressed in ceremonial outfits and carrying white flags follow a recently wedded couple along the boardwalk to their bungalow at the Huvafen Fushi resort 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.
Employees, dressed in ceremonial outfits and carrying white flags follow a recently wedded couple along the boardwalk to their bungalow at the Huvafen Fushi resort 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...
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Date26 Nov 2009
LocationHuvafen Fushi Malé Maldives
 
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