Source: Maldives Promotion House
A great deal of attention has been given to the protection and sustainability of the environment and Maldivian Resorts have taken extra steps to be at the forefront of this movement. In accordance with this, Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa has introduced Ciara McCarten as its new resident Marine Biologist & Earth Check Coordinator.
Ciara would be offering weekly workshops and courses to measure coral, identify marine life and estimate fish stock, which would help in educating guests, staff and even local islanders on how to preserve, protect and sustain the environment. In addition to this Ciara would also be carrying out weekly reef fish surveys to support the Darwin Initiative and Marine Conservation Society UK ‘ Darwin Reef Fish Project”. Guests, staff and locals also have the opportunity to participate in the Darwin Reef Fish Project and assist Ciara with surveys of the health and biodiversity of the reef.
Ciara McCarten expressed that she was delighted and excited to be joining an organization such as Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa that has a strong commitment to the environment. She is also thrilled to be working so close to an environment with high levels of biodiversity and believes that hiring her is a strong poof of the resorts conservation initiatives.
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa located 400 km south of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in the North Huvadhoo Atoll. The only property of Park Hyatt brand in Maldives, this amazing resort epitomizes what the Park Hyatt brand stands for: elegance, luxury and comfort. The surrounding Hadahaa reef is said to be one of the healthiest reefs in the world with a wide array of marine life and topography of coral unlike any other. There are over 125 endangered species including coral in the Hadahaa Reef. It is also home to several species of stingray and sharks and the endangered Hawksbill Turtles and Napoleon Wrasses.
Park Hyatt is the first resort in the Maldives to follow the EarthCheck certification standards for construction and operations. The resort also takes great initiative to minimize its effects on the earth’s environment by employing energy saving techniques, water conservation, solid waste management and community initiatives.