One&Only Reethi Rah takes home the "Best Resort" win at the Maldives Tourism Awards 2022.
President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih gave the award during the special ceremony held on Sunday evening, October 2, which commemorated the National Tourism Day.
The state had earlier announced a dedicated date; October 3 of each year, as the National Tourism Day of the Maldives.
Inclusive of the Best Resort recognition, President Solih handed awards under six different categories which included:
"Best Resort" - One&Only Reethi Rah
"Best Guesthouse" - Saba Summer Suite
"Best Safari" - Gurahali
"Best Travel Agency" - InTour Maldives
"Best Water Sports Center" - Ocean Group
"Best Dive Center" - Rasdhoo Divers
Apart from these recognitions, President Solih handed awards to tourism industry professionals recognizing their talent, commitment and tenure. These awards were handed out in a collective of 17 different categories which included; Highest Staff Count, Best Staff Accommodation, and Best Healthcare among others.
Tourist resorts that best supported local musicians and artists were recognized for their contributions as well. Vice President Faisal Naseem handed out awards under this category.