Maldives Travel Awards People's Edition opens for Nominations

16 June 2017

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has opened up and announced that the organization welcome nominations for the newly introduced sector "People's Edition"  in Maldives Travel Awards. 

Press Release made by , MATATO said any individual with at least five years of experience in the tourism and hospitality sector can submit applications by June 30. It can also be self nominated or third parties can submit nominations on behalf of eligible individuals.

According to MATATO, 10 winners, who will be referred to as Tourism Personality of the Year, will be selected by a panel of veterans from sectors across the industry, and announced at the Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) Gala Night at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi on July 13.

“Maldives became a renowned destination in the world, thanks to the people, the pioneers and hosts who made this destination a heaven, a comeback place for travelers,” the statement read.

Maldives Travel Awards – People’s Edition aims to recognize successful personalities and long serving individuals in the travel and tourism industry.

Maldives Travel Awards started in 2012 celebrate and honor the best tourism and hospitality products and services in the Maldives, while fostering relationships with suppliers and local travel agents. From 20 categories in 2012, the awards have now expanded into three editions with a total of 55 categories.