Paradise Island Resort named as World Travel Awards Indian Ocean host
Maldives Promotion House – Paradise Island Resort & Spa, an uncompromising destination of luxury and comfort, is to host the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industry’s elite on May 12th, 2013 at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Set on the island of Lankanfinolhu, floats a little piece of paradise located in North Male Atoll, which is just a fifteen-minute speedboat ride from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
Luxury villas and suites overlooking the Indian Ocean are linked to five fabulous dining choices and the nightlife, as well as offering a wide range of water-sports including a PADI accredited Dive centre. The resort epitomises the true Maldivian experience. Paved pathways wind through the lush grounds, inter-linking Beach Bungalows, Haven Villas, Haven and Ocean suites as well the Araamu Spa, all contributing to the natural awe-inspiring beauty of the Maldives. It is here Industry leaders will witness the presentation of awards in 58 categories.
General Manager of the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Qaisar Nazeem, says, “It is our pleasure and an honour that Paradise Island Resort and Spa is the host of the forthcoming World Travel Awards Indian Ocean, Gala Ceremony in May. It is the first time such a prestigious event has been staged in the Maldives, and we are proud to be given this opportunity to serve fellow hoteliers, tourism leaders and top travel industry professionals. We hope the success of this event will open more doors to our tourism industry and introduce us all to a wider market.”
World Travel Awards Director Sion Rapson said, “We are delighted that Paradise Island Resort & Spa, part of The Villa Hotels & Resorts group, are hosting this event. Last year we had vigorous interest in all of the Award Categories and this gave us the impetus to have an Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony as a dedicated event. Partnering with Maldives Tourism Promotion Board, Let’s Go Maldives and Azidon indicates the enthusiasm of all three and their commitment to maintaining their respective positions as industry leaders in this vital region.”