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Published on : Monday, July 10, 2017
It was the evening of World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017, where Maldives won the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination, Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination.
World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 was hosted by the five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and in this prestigious event; Maldives was nominated and awarded the esteemed award. This gala celebration was attended by hospitality leaders across the Indian Ocean.
Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off the East Africa was also voted as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination and the Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Port. The Tourism Department of Mauritius also won the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination.
Graham Cooke, the President of World Travel Awards commented that it was a fantastic evening at Sun Aqua Vilu Reef in the Maldives. The Tourism of Maldives is honoured to recognize as the leading hospitality centres by the leaders of hospitality from Indian Ocean region.
Sri Lanka, here was the guest nation. The Tourism dept. of Srilanka was awarded Asia’s Leading Destination and Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination. Hilton Colombo took the awards for Sri Lanka’s Leading Business Hotel and the Movenpick Colombo was voted Sri Lanka’s Leading Hotel. The official partners and the sponsors for the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 were TV5 Monde, Maldives Tourism, Sun Siyam Resorts, Aeroflot, Dhiraagu and Coca Cola.
World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are extensively regarded as the prestigious award ceremonies in travel and tourism industry. It is best in the networking opportunities in the travel industry. This award ceremony is attended by Government officials, Tourism Department of respective countries and top industry leaders, administrative officials, brand ambassadors and international print and broadcast media companies.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to recognize reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry. Now, this is a brand which gives official representation globally as the vital hallmark of quality and the winners are setting the benchmark to the other countries to aspire in tourism and hospitality sector.