Maldives chosen as the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination’ at the World Travel Awards 2008

Thursday, 26 June 2008 15:11

Maldives chosen as the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination’ at the World Travel Awards 2008। Male’, 22 June 2008; The Maldives has been chosen as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards (WTA)। Male’ International Airport, Maldives won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport” award. The Asia and Indian Ocean Winner Award Ceremony was held in Shanghai, China on the 19th of June 2008. Maldives Tourism Promotion Board accepted the award on behalf of the Maldives tourism industry.In addition, in the Regional category Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel” award. Kurumba Maldives won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort” award and Baros Residence, Baros Maldives won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Villas” award. Vermillion International won the “Indian Ocean’s Leading Travel Agency” award. In the national category of World Travel Awards, Kurumba Maldives won the “Maldives Leading Resort” award and “Maldives Leading Spa Resort” award. Adaaran Prestige Water Villas Maldives won the “Maldives Leading Water Villas” award. Maldives won these prestigious awards after a voting campaign which reached more than 167,000 travel agencies, tour and transport companies and tourism organizations in over 160 countries across the globe.The World Travel Awards is hailed as the “The Oscar of the Travel Industry” by the Wall Street Journal. The World Travel Awards were launched in 1993 to acknowledge and recognize excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry. Now celebrating its 15th Anniversary, the awards are regarded as the very highest achievement that a travel product could ever hope to receive.


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