Maldives was nominated in eight categories at the 27th annual World Travel Awards, considered one of the most prestigious honors programme in global travel and tourism.
Established in 1993 and recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence, the World Travel Awards chooses winners across several categories from various regions.
This year, Maldives was nominated as the World's Leading Beach Destination, World's Leading Cruise Destination, World's Leading Destination, World's Leading Dive Destination, World's Leading Honeymoon Destination, World's Leading Island Destination, World's Leading Tourist Board and World's Most Romantic Destination.
Voting for these categories will be open until 0000 hrs on October 25, giving the opportunity for interested individuals to choose Maldives as, one of the most loved and preferred destinations in the world.
Votes can be cast via https://www.worldtravelawards.com/register by both travel professionals and consumers globally, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner.
“As Maldives reopened its borders on July 15, 2020, the nominations at the 27th World Travel Awards will aid in strengthening the image and increase the brand presence globally”, said Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)
“Additionally, Maldives has secured multiple awards in various categories over the years including the World's Leading Airport Resort, World's Leading Beach Destination, World's Leading Honeymoon Resort, World's Most Romantic Resort and World's Leading Luxury Island Resort in 2019.”
The island destination also won the famed Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination award 12 times within the past 16 years.