NewsMay 6, 2024

Maldives Sweeps Prestigious World Travel Awards, Dominates Indian Ocean Categories

The Maldives has secured a remarkable victory at the World Travel Awards, receiving four prestigious accolades within the Indian Ocean category. The awards were presented today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024, held at the Dubai World Trade Center.

The Maldives has claimed the following titles:

  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2024
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2024
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Destination 2024
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2024

The World Travel Awards, established in 1993, are renowned as a hallmark of excellence within the global travel and tourism industry. The awards celebrate exceptional accomplishments across all sectors of the worldwide travel sector.

The Maldives has a long and successful history with the World Travel Awards. Since the Indian Ocean category’s inception in 2003, the Maldives has been crowned Leading Destination 17 times, Leading Honeymoon Destination 6 times, and Leading Dive Destination an impressive 9 times. Notably, 2024 marks the first year the Maldives has been recognized as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Destination, highlighting the nation’s dedication to responsible tourism practices.

These prestigious awards are sure to further enhance the Maldives’ reputation as a coveted luxury destination, solidifying its position on the global tourism stage.