Maldives crowned WTA Indian Ocean’s top destination for 4th consecutive year

Awards won by Maldives in the Indian Ocean category of the WTA 2023. (Photo/VIsit Maldives)

Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC) has announced that Maldives has won four major accolades at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Indian Ocean category.

The World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony was held at Dubai’s famous Atlantis the Royal on October 15.

The awards Maldives won in the Indian Ocean Category are: 

  • Indian Ocean's Leading Destination 2023 
  • Indian Ocean's Leading Beach Destination 2023 
  • Indian Ocean's Leading Dive Destination 2023 

Maldives has won all three of these for the fourth consecutive year.  In addition to these, MMPRC also took home the title of “Indian Ocean's Leading Tourist Board 2023” in recognitionof the diligence, commitment, and inventive marketing initiatives it has used to promote the Maldives to a global audience.

It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of these accolades from the tourism industry. It highlights the Maldives' position as a world-class travel destination, the nation's dedication to providing travellers with life-changing experiences, and the ongoing work of MMPRC to advance and grow the tourism industry in the country.

Maldives have been nominated for multiple awards in the WTA World category. These nominations are for World’s Leading Destination, World's Leading Beach Destination, World's Leading Dive Destination, World's Leading Honeymoon Destination, World's Leading Island Destination, and World's Most Romantic Destination. MMPRC is also nominated for World’s Leading Tourist Board, after having won it the previous year.

Voting for the World category of WTA is open till November 17. Votes can be cast on the WTA website.

The World Travel Awards are recognised as the most prestigious awards in the travel and tourism industry worldwide since they were founded in 1993. The awards, which stand for the highest praise for achievement, are given to accomplishments in all facets of the travel and tourist business worldwide.