Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) held the Maldives Travel Awards (MTA) Gala 2018 at Paradise Island resort last Thursday night.
Over 200 names from the travel sector were nominated for the 25 categories of MTA's Gala Edition, which is dedicated to the resorts, airlines and liveaboards operating in the Maldives.
-Leading CSR Programme: Crown & Champa Resorts
-Property for Leading Human Resources Management: One&Only Reethi Rah
-Leading Meeting and Conference Resort: Paradise Island Resort
-Leading Dive/Water Sports Centre: Sun Siyam Diving
-Leading Wellness and Spa Resort: The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives
-Leading Airport Hotel: Equator Village
-Leading Dive Resort: Bandos Maldives
-Leading Eco-Resort: Six Senses Laamu
-Leading International Carrier: SriLankan Airlines
-Leading Surf Resort: Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort
-Leading Liveaboard: Horizon 3
-Leading Liveaboard Brand: Voyages Maldives
-Leading Local Hotel/Resort Brand: Sun Aqua
-Leading International Hotel/Resort Brand: Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas
-Leading All-Inclusive Resort: Hurawalhi Maldives
-Most Supportive Resort: Paradise Island Resort
-Newcomer of the Year: Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi
-Leading Family Resort: Amilla Fushi
-Leading Designer Resort: Kandima Maldives
-Leading F&B Resort: One&Only Reethi Rah
-Leading F&B Outlet: Le 1947, Cheval Blanc Randheli
-Leading Private Island: Naladhu Private Island Maldives
-Leading Beach Resort: Cocoon Maldives
-Leading Luxury Resort: Cheval Blanc Randheli
-Most Romantic Resort: Huvafenfushi
MATATO has been hosting the Maldives Travel Awards Gala since 2012 in order to celebrate excellence in tourism and hospitality services in the Maldives.
Furthermore, MATATO also hosts a Guesthouse Edition, which celebrated the performances of the guesthouse sector, and the People’s Edition, which recognises outstanding individuals in the tourism industry.