The surf event will be hosted in the Maldives this September, will be the first time the nation will hold the Maldives Open.
The main sponsor of the event, state-owned Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC), is known to have yesterday signed an agreement with the Asian Surfing Championship and the local Maldives Bodyboarding Association.
The event which will be held from September 3-7 at the Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi resort, will be taken part by the Maldives, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
A spokesperson for the MMPRC said “The event will further position the Maldives as a sought-after surf destination in the global arena.”
Being Asia’s smallest country by population and land area wise, the naturally gifted beauty and elegance of the Maldives have won millions of globetrotters over, owing to its immaculate tropical islands, infamous clear blue waters, obliging local, swaying palms, stunning sunsets and powdery white-sandy beaches. It comes as no surprise that many regard the Maldives as the “Paradise on Earth”.