The sunny side of life, Maldives has been nominated for seven categories in the World Travel Awards’ Indian Ocean region. Voting is underway unitl 21st April 2019.
The categories Maldives has been nominated are as follows:
- Indian Ocean's leading Destination
- Indian Ocean's leading beach destination
- Indian Ocean's leading honeymoon destination
- Indian Ocean's leading dive destination
- Indian Ocean's leading cruise destination
- Indian Ocean's leading green destination
- Indian Ocean's leading tourist board
World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
World Travel Awards™ celebrates its 26th anniversary year in 2019. Its annual programme is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry. Each year World Travel Awards™ covers the globe with its Grand Tour – a series of regional gala ceremonies to recognise excellence within each continent, culminating in a Grand Final at the end of the year.
World Travel Awards™ gala ceremonies are regarded as milestone events in the industry calendar, attended by the industry's key decision makers and figure heads, as well as key trade and consumer media. The programme, its winners and its sponsors are represented globally on social media, with fresh daily content on multiple platforms.
In 2019, World Travel Awards™ Grand Tour features regional gala ceremonies in North America & the Caribbean (Jamaica), Middle East (Abu Dhabi, UAE), Africa & the Indian Ocean (Mauritius), Europe (Madeira, Portugal), Latin America (La Paz, Bolivia), and Asia & Oceania (Phu Quoc, Vietnam). Regional winners then compete head to head in in the corresponding world categories. The winners will be announced on the night of the World Travel Awards™ Grand Final in Muscat, Oman in November 2019.
In 2018, Maldives had shined at the World Travel awards winning in 9 categories. Over the years Maldives had won prestigious positions in various categories.