MATATO to host dedicated Maldives destination showcase event in India
Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has announced plans to host a Maldivian Night destination showcase event in India.
The event, which will take place in Indian commercial capital of Mumbai on May 11, will feature a networking cocktail event with destination showcase and a host of entertainment activities by Indian artists.
According to MATATO, 300 people, including 150 leading travel agents, will be invited from the Indian corporate sector. The event will also be attended by popular personalities from Bollywood, and covered by prominent media outlets in Mumbai.
Registration for the event, which is limited to a maximum of 10 companies, is now open.
A fee of USD 5,000 covers participation for two representatives in the destination showcase, invitation to cocktail reception and Maldivian Night entertainment programme, and a five-minute video or product presentation during Maldivian Night. MATATO will also assist participants to get discounted air fare and accommodation.
As part of the destination marketing efforts by MATATO, it has in the recent years increased the number of travel trade events that it takes part in. Last year, MATATO along with tourism industry representatives showcased the Maldives at 15 international travel shows and exhibitions.
MATATO has announced plans to participate in 19 international travel trade fairs and exhibitions in 2018.