A destination showcase for Maldives was hosted in Mumbai, India, on Friday, May 11, 2018, branded as Maldivian Night. The event was organized by Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators MATATO. More than 200 travel professionals from the two countries attended this exclusive event, hosted at the Four Seasons, Mumbai.
Maldivian Night was presented in part as a business networking event where Maldivian hoteliers and travel agents had an opportunity to meet with more than 150 prominent travel agents and tour operators from India. 8 Maldivian companies took part in the business networking.
The event concluded with an entertaining evening, to promote and feature Maldives Travel Awards. This event was joined by Indian media and representatives from International travel brands based in Mumbai. Organized as part of destination marketing efforts by MATATO, this event marked the 3rd Travel Trade event lead by MATATO in India in 2018 alone.
“We are really excited about having stepped up Destination Marketing efforts this year. And we look forward to continuing on this branding of events at major travel markets for Maldives. This year so far we have been very loud in our marketing activities in Asia Pacific region especially in India” Said Abdulla Ghiyaz Riyaz, President of MATATO.
This was the first ‘Maldivian Night’ organized by MATATO in India, a similar event is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka before the Maldives Awards Gala.
Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators MATATO hosts Maldivian Night in Mumbai