With the Maldives having claimed a number of top titles at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here catches up with tourism chief, Thoyyib Mohamed, to discover how the trophies will help the recovery from Covid-19
The archipelago was presented with a trio of trophies for ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination’.
The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has launched an outdoor campaign in parts of the UK to promote the destination as a safe haven for travellers.
With the Maldives preparing to reopen to tourism from mid-July, Thoyyib Mohamed, managing director of the Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation, tells Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, what changes guests can expect as they touch down in the Indian Ocean destination
Positioned at the most northern tip of Maldives in the beautiful Haa Alifu Atoll, JA Manafaru offers privacy, space and distance from other islands as it sits perfectly where the Arabian Sea meets the vast Indian Ocean.
The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has announced a new tourism strategy for 2020. The plan includes a stronger focus on promoting the rich culture of the destination, as well as developing niche markets such as MICE, culture and sports tourism.
The Maldives have brought ‘the Sunny Side of Life’ to the grey skies of London this autumn, with the launch of the advertising campaign on buses and bus stops.
The Maldives has announced a 10.2 per cent year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, 114,602 UK tourists arrived in the Indian Ocean destination last year, compared with 103,977 in 2017.
Scooping the title of Maldives’ Leading Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards, Ahmed Visham, managing director of Hey Hey Maldives, here tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have taken the prestigious honour.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Haris Mohamed, acting managing director, Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation, about the destination, its growing visitor numbers, and how the World Spa Awards will play a vital role in promoting the country in an international audience.