The Arrival


The Maldives, a picturesque paradise in the Indian Ocean, has once again asserted its dominance in the world of travel and tourism. Visit Maldives (MMPRC), the official marketing and PR corporation of the Maldives, proudly announced their remarkable feat at the 2023 World Travel Awards (WTA) Indian Ocean Category. This prestigious recognition occurred during the illustrious World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, hosted at the renowned Atlantis The Royal in Dubai on October 15, 2023.

The World Travel Awards, established in 1993, stand as the highest honor program in the global travel and tourism industry. Their mission is to celebrate excellence in all sectors of the industry across the world.

The Maldives left an indelible mark at the 2023 WTA by securing four highly coveted titles:

  1. Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2023 (Also won in 2020, 2021, & 2022)
  2. Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination 2023 (Also won in 2020, 2021, & 2022)
  3. Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 (Also won in 2020, 2021, & 2022)
  4. Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board 2023 – Awarded to MMPRC for their exceptional dedication and unique marketing campaigns that have propelled the Maldives onto the global stage.

These accolades not only reaffirm the Maldives’ status as an unmatched tourist destination but also underscore the nation’s unwavering commitment to providing unforgettable experiences to visitors from all corners of the world. MMPRC’s tireless efforts in promoting and developing the country’s tourism sector have not gone unnoticed.

But the Maldives’ journey doesn’t end here. The nation has been nominated for multiple prestigious awards in the highly sought-after WTA World’s Category, the pinnacle of all WTA recognitions. These nominations include:

  • World’s Leading Destination 2023
  • World’s Leading Beach Destination 2023
  • World’s Leading Dive Destination 2023
  • World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2023
  • World’s Leading Island Destination 2023
  • World’s Most Romantic Destination 2023

MMPRC has also received a nomination for ‘World’s Leading Tourist Board 2023,’ reaffirming their outstanding contributions to the industry.

Voting for the WTA World’s Category remains open until November 17, 2023. The Maldives invites travel enthusiasts and industry professionals to cast their votes in support of this remarkable destination at []. This is a unique opportunity to make your voice heard and demonstrate your support for the Maldives, a destination that has already been named the World’s Leading Destination in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

The Maldives, with its pristine beaches, world-class diving sites, and unparalleled beauty, continues to shine on the global stage, captivating the hearts of travelers and industry experts alike. As the awards season unfolds, all eyes are on the Maldives, a true jewel in the Indian Ocean.

Open chat
Scan the code
Hello 👋
Can we help you?