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Kandooma Maldives named Indian Ocean's Leading MICE Hotel 2019

Shahudha Mohamed
07 June 2019, MVT 21:29
An aerial view of Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives. PHOTO: MIHAARU FILES
Shahudha Mohamed
07 June 2019, MVT 21:29

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives on Thursday won the title of Indian Ocean's Leading MICE Hotel 2019 for the second consecutive time at the World Travel Awards held in Mauritius.

General Manager of Kandooma Joseph Della Gatta, commented, “We are thrilled to have won this award for the second time. The Maldives is traditionally known as a romantic destination but we have seen over the last few years that the MICE segment is growing."

Crediting his team for the achievement Gatta said, "With my team, we have seen an opportunity to make an impact creating a unique meeting offer with creative spaces and special dining experience to make our guests meeting memorable."

With 160 villas, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives offers one of the larger stand-alone meeting facility – “The Marquee” in Male’ Atoll. The Marquee is an expansive event or display space complemented by the seamless service of the F&B team, accommodation suited for MICE groups, and tailor-made dining and recreation options.

The World Travel Awards is a star-studded gala event that is widely regarded as “the Oscars of the hospitality industry. For 26 years, the World Travel Awards have been one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards, rewarding and celebrating excellence across key sectors of the tourism and hospitality industries.

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