First Travel Agents Directory To Be Launched by MATATO

08 October 2017

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has announced the launch of its first ever travel agent’s directory in Maldives.


According to MATATO, Maldives Travel Agents Guide will be published from next year onwards and will provide detailed information about travel agents operating in the Maldives.

Moreover, the directory which will include listings of travel agents, and feature advertorials on holiday options offered by local agents will be distributed at major international travel trade shows and MATATO hosted events.


“The purpose of this publication is to have an exclusive platform, where MATATO can exclusively feature local travel agents and their innovative travel ideas and offers that need to be showcased for the international market.” Reeds a statement by MATATO.


“This publication will also serve as business directory and catalogue for international buyers seeking for information on local agents.”

MATATO already publishes an annual magazine, Maldives Finder, which was first launched in 2011.

Maldives Finder is distributed throughout the year at leading international travel exhibitions and events, and travel roadshows and networking events organized by MATATO. The publication is also widely circulated amongst the tourism facilities in the Maldives.


Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators (MATATO) was found in 2006 by a group of enthusiastic tour operators of Maldives. 


Currently, the association represents more than 50 travel agents and tour operators in the Maldives.The Organization is also the key founders and organiser of the prestigious Maldives Travel Awards that is held every year.


Travel agents who are interested to be listed in the upcoming travel agents guide and for media kit inquiries are advised to contact the MATATO Deputy Secretary General Asra Naseem via email