Premier Maldives named Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards
Premier Maldives, part of the Premier Destinations brand, has won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019.
The award was presented at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, which took place at Sugar Beach – A Sun Resort in Mauritius on May 31.
Premier Destinations is a company specialising in retailing luxury tailor-made holidays with accommodation and flights. The company offers only the finest hotels and first-class client service, delivered by professional employees passionate about travel, set about creating a premier experience.
With the relaunch of the brand in 2018, the company features Maldives and is currently gearing to launch operations in Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.
Founder of Premier Destinations is Maldivian entrepreneur Abdulla Ghiyas, who was named Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) Face of the Future in 2018 and amongst 45 Trendsetters in Asia by TTG Asia. In addition to his role on the Executive Board of PATA last year and two terms as the President of Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO), Abdulla serves as as a director of Inner Maldives Holidays, Ace Travels Maldives, Spence Maldives and Universal Aviation Maldives.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region. World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.