MATATO to Introduce Maldives Travel Awards
Maldives Promotion House – Maldivian Association for Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has announced their decision to introduce a travel award in Maldives. Labelled as the “Maldives Tourism Award,” it will become the first national tourism award to be introduced in Maldives.
“This is a very important award for the industry. We have held many discussions. We will give this award this year,” MATATO official said to Haveeru Daily. According to the official the award will encourage individuals to further enhance their involvement in the promotion of the industry.
While a date is yet to be announced the association has confirmed that the preparations are underway to find a third party to work out to organize the award. The Maldivian tourism has been receiving international awards over the past years and the new award is believed to lead to further development of the tourism industry in the Maldives.