Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) recently organised a destination showcase for Maldives in Mumbai, India, branded as Maldivian Night. More than 200 travel professionals from the two countries attended this exclusive event, hosted at the Four Seasons, Mumbai.
Maldivian Night was presented in part as a business networking event, where Maldivian hoteliers and Travel agents had the opportunity to meet with more than 150 prominent travel agents and tour operators from India. 08 Maldivian companies took part in the business networking. e event was concluded with an entertainment evening, to promote and feature Maldives Travel Awards. This event was joined Indian media by representatives from International travel brands based in Mumbai.
Organized as part of destination marketing efforts by MATATO, this event marks the 03rd Travel Trade event lead by MATATO in India in 2018 alone.
“We are really excited about having stepped up Destination Marketing efforts this year. And we look forward to continuing on this branding of events at major travel markets for Maldives. is year so far we have been very loud in our marketing activities in Asia Pacificregion especially in India” Said Abdulla Ghiyaz Riyaz, President of MATATO.
This is the first ‘Maldivian Night’ organized by MATATO in India; a similar event is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka before the Maldives Awards Gala.