Tourism being the most beneficial and economically number one working sector in Maldives, the industry is growing day by day withe introduction of more and more big branded resorts to the Maldives. As well as Maldivians, people from all races and ethnicities work in Maldivian tourism, benefitting a lot from this sector. One of the main reason why people benefit this much from this is, getting an extra couple of money from service charges.
A service charge is an extra charge subjected to be taken by the government of the Maldives to the resorts for the catering and service given to the customers. As the resorts are full on occupied with tourists, it is necessary to these charges to be taken from them from the resort owners. A full on 1% should be subjected to be given to the government while a large sum of 99% should be fairly and equally divided among the working people in the resorts. The main question is, do resorts really pay this large sum equally and fairly? The answer is some does and some shares a minimal amount while some of the resorts takes the entire wage into their investments which is a sole right of everyone working in the resort as per the law of the Maldives.
A service charge is an extra charge subjected to be taken by the government of the Maldives to the resorts for the catering and service given to the customers.
This service charge is the main income in this sector of occupation, thus anyone working in Maldives or interested in working in Maldives should be throughly understanding about this very important source of income. More over, there is also a website made for the sole purpose of updating about service charges, how and why it is important and for the past years the record of service charges and how much has been accumulated and how much needs to be given to the worker. Below shows this website and it is abundant with the information needed about this.