Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) along with 23 other travel companies participated at the FITUR International Tourism Fair held from January 22 to 26 in Madrid, Spain.
The Maldivian contingent displayed scenes of natural beauty, offered quizzes and served samples of local cuisine at their stalls at the fair.
Visitors also had the opportunity to wear traditional Maldivian clothing such as the 'libaas' and take photographs wearing the dress.
Companies that participated had the chance to hold discussions with Spanish tour operators and leading members in the field.
A total of 36,064 Spanish holidaymakers travelled to Maldives in 2019, representing a 13.5 percent increase of arrivals from the country the previous year.