Maldives has been crowned the Best Romantic Destination at the Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2022 International Category.
The award was announced at the 11th Readers’ Choice Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2022 held at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, on November 16.
The award was accepted on behalf of Maldives by Maldivian High Commissioner to India, Ibrahim Shaheeb.
T+L India’s Best Awards 2022 facilitates the best in travel, hospitality and lifestyle. The winners are chosen through an online voting platform for 60 days, culminating in an evening gala that brings together the travel, hospitality, and lifestyle community under one roof.
India is the most significant market to the Maldives with an impressive arrival figure of 195,015 and 14 percent market share as of November 9. India was the top market for the Maldives in 2020 with 62,960 arrivals and a market share of 11.3 percent, as well as the top market in 2021 with over 278,740 travelers and a market share of 22.6 percent.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has carried out various marketing activities and efforts to promote Maldives in the Indian market.
The island destination recently secured the title of World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards for three consecutive years in a row - in 2020, 2021, and in 2022. Meanwhile, MMPRC won the title of World’s Leading Tourist Board.