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Maldives guns for World’s Leading Destination, voting open till Sunday

Shahudha Mohamed
24 October 2020, MVT 13:09
A resort in Maldives. The island nation is currently at the third place for the World’s Leading Destination. PHOTO: MIHAARU FILES
Shahudha Mohamed
24 October 2020, MVT 13:09

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), on Friday, announced that Maldives is currently at the third place for the World’s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards 2020.

The corporation requested for the public’s help in pushing Maldives towards the top by voting for the island nation before 0000 hrs of October 25.

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.

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.

In addition to the World's Leading Destination, Maldives is also nominated as the World's Leading Beach Destination, World's Leading Cruise 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.

“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.

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