MATATO opens participation for Maldives Travel Awards 2015 with new additional categories
Maldives.net.mv – The 4th Annual Matato Maldives Travel Awards has opened for participants commencing from 7th January 2015. While being the premium industry award held in the Maldives to recognize the achievements and rank the tourism industry, Matato Maldives Travel Awards have successfully concluded 3 editions in the past at Paradise Island Resort & Spa in 2012, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in 2013 and at Kurumba Maldives in 2014.
This year the brand have introduced its event into two segments Special Edition to be held in Dubai on 5th May during the same time which the Arabian Travel Market take place and the grand Finale during later 2015 at Coco Boduhithi , Male’ Atoll owned and operated by Coco Collections.
Matato have decided to introduce new categories this year including Leading Tourist Guest House Island, Leading Low Cost Airline, Leading Domestic Transport Provider, Leading Domestic Airport, Leading International Hotel/ Resort Brand, Leading Local Hotel / Resort Brand and Leading Private Island Resort.
Matato Maldives Travel Awards consists of total 35 categories falling into aviation, hotels , guest houses, resorts, activity centers, Liveaboards, csr and management, environment, travel technology, wellness and business.
Ms.Habeeba Hussain , (GM Highrise) , event manager of Matato Maldives Travel Awards said : unlike previous years, this year we have two events of Maldives Travel Awards. One in the Middle East and the Gala event at Coco Boduhithi Maldives. Hence, we have started working in advance with the participation and the process. As the brand have now been accepted by all local and international tourism chains , we believe the process has to be stronger and better year by year. We also have learned a lot from the past and have always added new categories with consultation of Matato. Undoubtedly Maldives Travel Awards is the most biggest industry function held in the Maldives.
Ms.Habeeba also confirmed that participants will be communicated directly by the organizing team and the kit will also be available for download at the travelawards.mv and the official website of Matato. www.Matato.org commencing from 8th Jan 2015.