Maldives resorts exhibit at International Luxury Travel Market Asia
Several resorts in the Maldives have participated in the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia, the leading luxury travel event in the region.
Maldivian resorts exhibiting at the fair, which is held from Monday to Thursday at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre in Shanghai, include COMO Maalifushi, One&Only Reethi Rah, LUX* South Ari Atoll, W Maldives, Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa and Vivanta by Taj Coral Reef, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, Hurawalhi Maldives, Velaa Private Island, Amilla Fushi and Cheval Blanc Randheli.
Constance Moofushi and Constance Halaveli, Jumeirah Vittaveli and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island and Four Seasons Resorts Maldives are exhibiting at the fair through their parent companies.
ILTM is a portfolio of global, regional and specialist luxury travel events. Alongside the global flagship event in Cannes, ILTM has core international events in the Asia Pacific and Americas regions, and two specialist events; ILTM Japan and ILTM Africa.
ILTM Asia is an invitation-only global event for luxury travel suppliers around the world and buyers representing the fast growing and sought after Asia Pacific market of luxury travellers. The event, which is now in its 11th edition, witnesses 500 luxury travel suppliers from 54 countries and 500 luxury travel buyers from the Asia Pacific as well as 180 media publications from the world’s highest profile media.
In addition to the networking sessions, ILTM Asia hosts an Educational Seminar and an Opening Forum where industry experts and professionals gather to discuss opportunities, challenges and new trends in the Asian travel and tourism industry.
Asia has become a major emerging source market for the Maldives, with arrivals from the region increasing by 0.8 percent in April. India, Maldives’ closest neighbour, observed a growth of 16.1 percent, while South East Asian countries such as Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand posted significant gains; 67.8 percent, 50.8 percent and 23.3 percent respectively.