The Maldives are fast approaching the milestone of one million arrivals by 2021 and, in the meantime, they win 4 awards in the Indian Ocean category at the recent World Travel Awards. These are, in detail, the prizes in the following categories: Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2021; Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination 2021
e Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2021. In addition, the Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation-Mmprc, the company responsible for promoting the Maldives as a tourist destination, was awarded as Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board 2021.
“We are extremely proud to have been chosen as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards. It is a very important achievement that rewards the hard work, effort and dedication of everyone in Maldivian tourism and the industry in general. I congratulate all the operators in the tourism industry for this great success, ”he commented Thoyib Mohamed, managing director di Mmprc -. It is also a great honor for Mmprc to have been selected as the leading Indian Ocean 2021 tourism organization and I congratulate our entire team. It is a great reward for the commitment and passion shown during these very challenging times ”.
The Maldives reopened their borders on 15 July 2020, recording 555,494 international arrivals last year; In the 2021, to date, there are 923,146 travelers, a great result that brings the destination closer to the goal of reaching and exceeding the figure of 1 million arrivals in 2021 and relaunching the tourism industry.