Think of the Maldives and beautiful white-sand beaches and warm, turquoise-blue seas to explore may spring to mind. However, over recent years, the Maldives’ underwater world as a whole has weathered a few storms and natural disasters and now needs help be restored.
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture and Minister Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor, the Maldives Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture discussed the Indian Ocean as a Tourism Region in its own right during meetings at World Travel Market in London this week.
Ahmed Adheeb, minister of tourism, Maldives; Mohamed Khaleel, Maldives high commissioner to Singapore, and M Maniku, chairman, Maldives Travel Association at the World Travel Awards Asia, Australasia and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2012
The main tourism associations of the Maldives are celebrating after a massive 17.6 per cent year-on-year increase in visitor arrivals was recorded in 2011. The Maldives is considered the World’s Most Romantic Destination by the World Travel Awards.
The BOLLYWOOD item number diva Malaika Arora Khan was in Maldives for Asia Spa India’s photo shoot recently.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) together with Maldives Tourism Industry have participated in ITB 2012 fair, the world’s largest trade show for the travel industry, held in Berlin, Germany from 7th -11th March 2012.