This was Paradise really, as seen in Bounty ads..white beaches, turquoise seas, etc etc I suggested the 'Rio' song to the Director, Matt Callaghan, and it works well.
Colleen Nolan is the presenter, Mark wellman the Sound Recordist.
Shot in 2002, on Digi Beta, for ITV's This Morning, as part of a competition film to encourage people to call in to answer an easy question, and one lucky caller wins the trip to Kanahura, a Spa resort in the Maldives, which we were there to show.
I hope I did it justice, as a gorgeous location demands great results. I'm glad I took a Polarizer filter! I think it still stands up 10 years later, too.
Check out the Flying Seaplanes, called the Maldivian Taxi Service!
I remember it well, albeit with some guilt as we were there for 8 days, and my wife had just had our son, so she was up all hours day and night with a new born, in January, in London and I was in a tropical paradise. To her credit, she insisted I went!
It got a bit boring after a week though..