The (MATATO) Maldives Travel Awards is a recognized label initiated with the idea of providing the Maldives tourism sector with recognition for their facilities and service excellence provided to guests.
Awards are presented to nominees in different categories on various sector and standard basis. The Maldives Travel Awards aim to encourage & raise service standards within the Maldivian Tourism industry. Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) hold the exclusive rights of the award.
MATATO Maldives Travel Awards 2014 is the 3rd annual edition, to be held 21st November 2014 at Kurumba Maldives. This only of its kind event in Maldives will be attended by representatives from across the Maldives tourism and hospitality industry, including resorts, hotels, guest houses, Liveaboards, domestic and international airlines, travel agents and tour operators. The function will comprise an award ceremony, a banquet dinner and a programme of Maldivian inspired entertainment. This will be followed by an after party
Previous editions have been held at Paradise Island Resort & Spa and Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort.
The awards judging criteria are based upon facilities and service excellence provided by the participant. Size of a property is not taken into consideration during the nomination or voting process.
In order to proceed with registration, the participant should operate within the Maldivian Tourism market and service delivery should be within the Maldives.
In order to participate in the Maldives Travel Awards™, participants can self-nominate, be nominated by guests, travel agents and/or tour operators.
Previous award winners will automatically be nominated to participate in the following year.