alexa Maldives Travel Awards 2017 Officially Launched At Hulhule Island Hotel

Maldives Travel Awards 2017 Officially Launched At Hulhule Island Hotel

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators, MATATO, launched Maldives Travel Awards 2017, with the introduction of two new editions in an evening held at Hulhule Island Hotel.  The ceremony which also included signing of the new partners was held in attendance of partners, travel agents and medias of the industry. 

Maldives Travel Industry’s premier travel event is now to mark its 6th Anniversary in 2017, having successfully completed the 2016 edition with a record number of over 250 nominations in 33 categories.

In 2017, MATATO confirmed two new titles to the awards, Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition and Maldives Travel Awards GuestHouse Edition. People’s edition will celebrate the achievements, outstanding contributions by individuals in the country and GuestHouse edition will honor the innovations and developments in the sector which has opened new opportunities for the development of a sustainable tourism industry. MATATO also confirmed to host the second edition of Maldives Travel Conference in 2017 as part of the Travel Award Series.

The Gala night of the Awards is set for November and will honour the winners of top resorts, hotels, airlines and liveaboards categories. Maldives Travel Awards People’s Edition, The first event of the Awards for 2017 is confirmed in Adaaran Hudhuranfushi on July 13th 2017. 


“Maldives Travel Awards continues to grow, compared to 2012, when we first launched the Awards, we have come long way, with bigger numbers. 2016 marked a record year for the Awards. And we recognised the need to increase the number of categories so that broader spectrum of the hospitality service industry is included in the celebration, and also to cater the growing demand and interest from the industry for the Awards” Abdulla Ghiyaz, President of MATATO. 

Followed the speech of the President of MATATO, the ceremony continued in signing with the new partners of Maldives Travel Awards 2017. 

Maldives Airports Company Limited, MACL joins the Maldives travel Awards as the Platinum partner for the 6th consecutive year. In addition Dhiraagu and Alia Investments Private Limited are also joining the Awards as Gold sponsors. PSM will exclusively feature Maldives Travel Awards on the international travel channel Maldives TV. Allied Insurance Company, Maldives Transport and Contract Company, MTCC and Anantara Resorts Maldives signed as silver partners. Print Lap signed as Printing Partner and Everything Red signed as the mobile commerce Partner. 
Adaaran Resorts Maldives host this year’s Grand Gala was assigned as the Host Partner while Hulhule Island Hotel was the Luxury Hotel Partner. MVHOTELS Travel Guide signed on as Travel Media Partner along with other medias and  Asad’s Photography was given the title of Official Photography Partner of the event.



MACL Signing with MATATO 



Dhiraagu Signing with MATATO 


PSM Signing with MATATO 



Adaaran Resorts Maldives Signining With MATATO 


MVHOTELS Signing with MATATO 


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