Here, Breaking Travel News speaks with Thoyyib Mohamed, Managing Director of Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation, to find out what it feels like to be recognized by voters around the world.
Breaking Travel News: After winning a top title at the World Travel Awards, how does it feel to have won?
Thoyyib Mohamed: We are delighted to receive the prestigious 2021 Best Indian Ocean Destination Award from the World Travel Awards.
The entire tourism industry in the Maldives has worked hard to position the Maldives as a premier destination.
Our resorts, guest houses, cruise ships, hotels and all the different industries that support and support the tourism industry are all working towards the same goal.
Therefore, winning such a prestigious award gives us confidence and assures us that we are on the right track.
BTN: How will the trophy help you promote the Maldives as we approach 2022?
TM: These prestigious victories at the 28th World Travel Awards will help us strengthen the brand image and further improve the brand’s presence globally.
We have also won several awards in various categories over the years, including the World’s First Airport Resort, the World’s # 1 Beach Destination, the World’s # 1 Honeymoon Resort, the World’s Most Romantic Resort, and the # 1 luxury resort on islands in the world.
These awards show the world that the Maldives as a tourist destination is unmatched.
BTN: What caught the voters’ attention? What do you think separates the Maldives from their competitors in Africa and the Indian Ocean?
TM: The Maldives is an incredibly unique destination.
Our geographic training ensures that all of our islands are naturally separated from each other, ensuring unparalleled security through natural social distancing.
During a time like this, travelers seek seclusion, distance, serenity and security.
The Maldives has it all.
In addition, the breathtaking beauty of the Maldives, the high level of services and facilities and the various options open to visitors make the Maldives special among other destinations.
Learn more about the Maldives on the official website website.