Maldives participates in Asia Travel Fair

Thursday, 23 October 2008 07:41

Officials from the Maldivian Embassy in China have participated at the “Asia Travel Fair” held in Yantai, China from 17 to 19 October, according to a foreign ministry statement.

An exhibitions stall at the fair disseminated information regarding the tourism industry of the Maldives to the members of the Chinese travel and business community as well as other visitors to the fair. According to the Maldivian Embassy the exhibition stall attracted visitors with information on Maldivian resorts, details of travel agents was available along with leaflets on tourism in the country as well as souvenirs. Documentaries about the country and the tourism sector were also displayed.

The Maldives is gaining momentum as one of the top tourist destinations in the world and is expanding clout in the international tourist market. According to foreign ministry Chinese visitors are among the largest group of travelers to the Maldives from Asian countries.

Maldives was represented at the Fair by the First Secretary of the Maldives Embassy in China Aiminath Shabeena and Second Secretary Fathimath Najwa.


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