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Maldives sweeps top categories at World Travel Awards in Dubai

In a resounding victory for the Maldives tourism industry, the destination has clinched four prestigious titles at the World Travel Awards (Indian Ocean category), held today at the Dubai World Trade Center as part of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024.

The Maldives was honored with the following titles:

  1. Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2024
  2. Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2024
  3. Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Destination 2024
  4. Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2024

This remarkable achievement not only solidifies the Maldives’ status as a premier travel destination but also underscores its commitment to sustainability and providing unparalleled experiences for travelers.

In addition to these collective triumphs, numerous individual resorts, hotels, and companies from the Maldives were also recognized for their excellence in hospitality and service. Among the notable winners are:

  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport Hotel 2024: Equator Village, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2024: Cora Cora Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2024: COMO Hotels and Resorts
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Boutique Resort 2024: COMO Cocoa Island, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Resort 2024: Bandos Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort 2024: Kurumba Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Resort 2024: Alila Kothaifaru Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort 2024: JA Manafaru, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel 2024: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite 2024: The Vakkaru Over Water Residence @ Vakkaru Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Leisure Hotel 2024: Anantara Veli Maldives Resort
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2024: Velaa Private Residence @ Velaa Private Island, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2024: Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort 2024: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator 2024: Get Into Maldives Travels
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Private Island Resort 2024: Velaa Private Island, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort 2024: Vakkaru Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Seaplane Operator 2024: Trans Maldivian Airways
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Travel Agency 2024: Simply Maldives Holidays
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort 2024: OZEN LIFE Maadhoo
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Water Villa Resort 2024: Sun Siyam Vilu Reef, Maldives
  • Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort 2024: Coco Bodu Hithi, Maldives

This widespread recognition across various categories underscores the diverse offerings and exceptional quality of hospitality that the Maldives consistently delivers to its visitors.

Fathmath Thaufeeq, Managing Director of Visit Maldives expressed gratitude for the honors bestowed upon the destination and its hospitality partners. She emphasized the Maldives’ unwavering commitment to providing unforgettable experiences while preserving the natural beauty and ecosystem of the archipelago.

As travelers worldwide seek unique and sustainable destinations, the Maldives continues to stand out as a beacon of luxury, romance, and eco-consciousness in the Indian Ocean region. With this latest triumph at the World Travel Awards, the Maldives solidifies its position as a must-visit destination for discerning travelers seeking unparalleled beauty and hospitality.