alexa SATA Awards To Be Accompanied With Three-Day Gala Retreat

SATA Awards To Be Accompanied With Three-Day Gala Retreat

South Asian Travel Award (SATA) is to host a three-day gala retreat as part of this years’ ceremony.

SATA secretariat announced that SATA 2017 Gala Retreat which will be held at Equator Village resort of Addu Atoll, will stretch to three days starting from 27
South Asian Travel Awards organizers have met with relevant organizations and government representatives based in Addu City to prepare for the 2017 edition of the brand scheduled to take place from 27th - 29th October at Equator Village.

SATA 2017 organizer, leading event management company highrise private limited met with MMPRC, Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, MNDF Southern Area, Maldives Police Services , Fenaka, Addu City Council, Gan International Airport and with MPL Officials and briefed about the planned programmes. Where as the organizer requested everyone to work together in making the event a great success to place addu city in the map of Maldives as a great event destination.

“The government, Addu City Council and all relevant authorities and organisations have joined hands and assured their full support to make SATA hosted in Addu City to be a great celebration of hospitality industry,” the statement read.

More than 414 nominations from the Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal were received for the 39 categories included in this year’s edition of SATA. Online voting and judging by a panel of experts concluded late last month.

SATA has earlier announced the partners of this year’s edition, including:

• Platinum Partner: Ooredoo Maldives
• Gold Partner: Hawks Private Limited
• Silver Partner: Male Aerated Water Company and Asia Forwarding

• Official Host: Equator Village
• Hospitality Partner for Maldives: Champa Central Hotel
• Hospitality Partner for South India: The Chancery Pavilion
•Hospitality Partner for North India: Udman Hotels and Resorts by Ferns N Petals
•Hospitality Partner for Sri Lanka: Ramada Hotel
•Hospitality Partner for Nepal: Hotel Mulberry
•Travel Media Partner: Maldives Insider and The Islandchief
• Travel Media Partner : Travel World Online
• Online Media Partner: Sun Online
•TV Partner: Maldives TV
• Travel Partner: MVHOTELS
• Videography Partner: Visual Beams from NERN Private Limited
• Photography Partner: Digital Studio
•Auditing Partner: Crowe Horwath Maldives
SATA is the first ever regional travel awards endorsed by multi-national associations, providing the tourism sector of the South Asian region with recognition towards their facilities and service excellence. It aims to encourage and raise service standards in the region’s tourism industry.

The event organized by Highrise is the first of its kind with affiliations from regional associations, with high profile representatives with vast knowledge and background of the industry from different destinations.