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Maldives shines at Riyad Travel Expo

31 March 2019, MVT 12:06
Tour operators and destination representatives advertise various tourism opportunities at Riyadh Travel Fair 2019. PHOTO: MATATO
31 March 2019, MVT 12:06

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tours Operators (MATATO) promoted Maldives, as a top tourist destination, at the Riyadh Travel Fair 2019.

The largest travel expo to take place in the Middle-East commenced on March 28 ending on Saturday, March 30.

Three local companies partook in the expo that was held at Servcorp-Al Faisaliah Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This marks the fourth time that MATATO took part in the fair.

Thanks largely to efforts made towards promoting Maldives presence in the Middle-Eastern market has resulted in yearly increments to tourist arrivals from the region.

A total of 3.4 percent out of Maldives-bound tourists 2016-2018 were nationals from the Middle-East region.

MATATO actively partakes in Maldives centred advertisement efforts across various travel expos taking place over the world.