Maldives recognised as Asia’s best beach destination at MITT 2019
Maldives has been recognised as the ‘Best Beach Destination’ in Asia at the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2019.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) together with 34 representatives from 19 companies from the tourism industry of Maldives took part in MITT 2019, which was held in Moscow from March 12-14.
Now in its 26th year, MITT is Russia’s largest B2B tourism exhibition. It has been recognised by the Russian National Exhibition Rating as Russia’s best tourism exhibition in terms of exhibition space, professional interest, international recognition and market research.
Each year, around 1,800 companies from more than 200 countries and regions of the world exhibit at MITT.
Last year, 22,777 travel industry professionals visited MITT. These include representatives of tour operators and travel agents, as well as other companies involved in the travel industry such as airlines, transport companies, hotels and IT companies.
Russia is one of top the source markets to the Maldives. In 2018, Maldives recorded 70,935 tourists from Russia, which is an increase of 14.5 per cent compared to the previous year.