Maldives wins World’s Main Vacation spot third 12 months in a row

Maldives has been topped World’s Main Vacation spot for the third 12 months in a row on the World Journey Awards 2022.

The island nation was topped the title for the third consecutive time at an occasion held on Friday night, November 11, at Al Bustan Palace, Oman.

Along with touchdown probably the most prestigious title of the awarding occasion, Maldives gained a number of different accolades at World Journey Awards’ 2022 version. The Chief Government Officer and Managing Director of Maldives Advertising and Public Relations Company (MMPRC) Thoyyib Mohamed and Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom accepted the awards on behalf of the Maldives.

Maldives beat out 18 different international locations for the occasion’s most prestigious title, together with Dubai, Portugal, Indonesia and Greece amongst them. The island nation additionally nabbed World’s Main Vacationer Board this 12 months, marking the primary time Maldives has secured this award. MMPRC competed towards 28 different distinguished tourism boards together with Unimaginable India, Tourism Australia and Go to England to call a couple of.

“This accomplishment is a testomony to the recognition and vibrancy of the Maldives as a vacationer vacation spot. The trade’s achievements all through the previous three years mirror the resilience of the Maldives tourism trade amidst any disaster – and that united, we will obtain something,” Maldives Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom stated, talking on the ceremony.

Talking on the ceremony, MMPRC CEO Thoyyib Mohamed stated, “It’s actually an honor to win the distinguished title of World’s Main Vacation spot for the third 12 months in a row. This 12 months is our Golden Jubilee of Tourism within the Maldives, and I could not have requested for a greater achievement to mark 50 years of welcoming guests to our shores.”

Furthermore, Thoyyib additional thanked the Maldives authorities for its continued steering, and help from trade companions for his or her holistic help.

“That is additionally the primary 12 months that MMPRC, also called Go to Maldives, secured the title of the World’s Main Vacationer Board. It appears like an affirmation of the arduous work of our staff over these previous few years, pushing by means of the hardest world crises of latest occasions” Thoyyib added additional.

Tourism pioneer, and one of the crucial distinguished figures within the trade Mr. Hussein Afeef commented on the success achieved by Maldives at WTA 2022. He had congratulated all tourism trade stakeholders, organizations and each citizen of the nation for the success. He notably thanked MMPRC for its continued efforts to broaden tourism advertising efforts of the Maldives internationally.

Maldives gained a number of accolades within the WTA 2022 Indian Ocean category– Photograph: MMPRC

Earlier, in the course of the WTA Africa and Indian Ocean Gala ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya, Maldives had gained a number of accolades beneath the Indian Ocean class. The nation gained three awards beneath this class, together with;

– Indian Ocean’s Main Vacation spot Award

– Indian Ocean’s Main Seashore Vacation spot Award

– Indian Ocean’s Main Dive Vacation spot Award

Moreover, a number of Maldivian properties gained varied awards beneath the Indian Ocean classes, which embody;

– Main Resort: Vakkaru Maldives

– Main Luxurious Island Resort: Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi

– Main New Resort: Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali

– Main Personal Island Resort: Velaa Personal Island

– Main Villa Resort: Grand Park Kodhipparu

– Main All-Inclusive Resort: Constance Moofushi

– Main Water Villa Resort: 4 Seasons Kuda Huraa

– Main Boutique Resort: Fushifaru Maldives

– Most Romantic Resort: Baros Maldives

– Main Dive Resort: Constance Moofushi

– Main Household Resort: Kurumba Maldives

– Main Honeymoon Resort: JA Manafaru

– Main Lodge: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

– Main Lodge Suite: Vakkaru Over Water Residence, Vakkaru Maldives

– Main Leisure Lodge: Anantara Veli

– Main Luxurious Lodge Villa: John Jacob Astor Property, St. Regis Vommuli

Maldives first secured the World’s Main Vacation spot title in 2020, amidst one of many worst world pandemic outbreaks in latest historical past. With improved tourism actions, and surge in vacationer arrivals, Maldives bagged the title a second time in 2021.

World Journey Awards, considered probably the most adorned and prestigious of journey and tourism awards globally, was based in 1993.

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