Authentic Maldives outlets to be opened in Thailand and Japan

Business Centre Corporation (BCC) has revealed efforts are underway to open outlets of Authentic Maldives in Thailand and Japan.

Speaking to PSM news, Chief Commercial Officer of BCC Samih Adam said the aim of the corporation has always been to expand the operations of the Authentic Maldives shops, which showcases and sells local products. He said in addition to the four outlets currently established, BCC aims to establish another 11 outlets across the country this year. He added efforts are also underway to establish outlets in Thailand and Japan.

Authentic Maldives is an initiative by BCC to promote the sale of local products. The purpose of Authentic Maldives is to provide a platform where small businesses could market and sell their local products.

The first outlet of Authentic Maldives was opened at Velana International Airport (VIA) in January 2020. The second outlet was opened at Hulhumale’ Centro Mall in November 2020, followed by a third outlet in Male’ in March 2021. Authentic Maldives opened its first resort outlet at Kudavillingili Resort in October 2021. The fourth outlet was opened in CROSSROADS Maldives in July.