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Maldives wins prestigious awards at World Travel Awards 2016

Maldives wins the prestigious position of the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination at the 23rd edition of the Annual World Travel Awards; Africa and Indian Ocean held on 9th April  evening in Zanzibar, Tanzania.The  Maldives once again secured the prestigious position as the Indian Ocean’s leading Destination after having won the closely contested title in 2015 with Indian Ocean’s top tourist destinations including Seychelles and Mauritius.   

 

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscar’s” the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards program in the global travel industry.  It was established in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry.  The Indian Ocean category was introduced in 2003.

 

Since then, the Maldives had won prestigious positions in various categories over the years. 2016 Award series is yet again another tremendous year for the Maldives as a tourist destination.  Being a winner of most awards in the most prestigious categories truly bench marks the destination profiling at the highest level. One of the main events of Visit Maldives Year 2016 includes the Maldives hosting the World Travel Awards Grand Finale of 2016.

 

The winning categories for Maldives in 2016 are;

 

Indian Ocean\'s Leading Destination

Indian Ocean\'s Leading Dive Destination

 

Indian Ocean\'s Leading Beach Destination

Indian Ocean\'s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Winning Other Winning categories for Maldivian Tourism Industry

Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport – Ibrahim Nasir International Airport

Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Resort – Constance Moosfushi

Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort – The Sun Siyam Iru fushi

Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite – Royal Island Suite @ JA Manafaru

Indian Ocean’s Leading Leisure Hotel – Hulhule Island Hotel

Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Water Villa – Ocean Pavillion @ PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel – Kurumba Maldives

Indian Ocean’s Leading New Resort – aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise

Indian Ocean’s Leading Seaplane Operator – Trans Maldivian Airways

Indian Ocean’s Leading Travel Agency – Vermillion International Maldives

Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort – Baros Maldives

For more information about the awards, please visit www.worldtravelawards.com

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