Maldives to host the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2016 at Olhuveli Beach Resort & Spa, 2nd December 2016

Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives received the honour of hosting the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2016. As this year marks the 23rd anniversary of the World Travel Awards, the prestigious event is set to take place at Olhuveli Beach Resort & Spa on the 2nd December 2016.

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscar’s” the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards program in the global travel industry.  The World Travel Award was established back in 1993. Every year the World Travel Awards holds Gala ceremonies for Reginal winners and a Grand Finale event is held to award the Global winners. Over the years, the platform has been reputed as the highest level of achievement in the Travel and Tourism Industry. Since then Maldives has won in numerous categories at the World Travel Awards

The Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards is attend by industry’s key stakeholder, decision makers and gains the attention of the most influential Travel Trade media.

During the World Travel Award 2015 Grand Finale Maldives won the award for the World Leading Beach Destination. For the Grand Finale of 2016 Maldives different resorts and companies have been nominated for the following categories:

·  World’s Leading Beach Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Cruise Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Dive Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Green Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Island Destination 2016

·  World’s Leading Tourist Board 2016

·  World’s Leading Airport  – Ibrahim Nasir International Airport

·  World’s Leading Boutique Cruise – Four Seasons Explorer

·  World’s Leading Airport Resort – Hulhule Island Hotel

·  World’s Leading Boutique Hotel- Hideaway Resort & Spa

·  World’s Leading Boutique Villa Resort- Anantara Veli Maldives

·  World’s Leading Dive Resort – Constance Moofushi

·  World’s Leading Exclusive Private Island – Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island & Velaa Private Island

·  World’s Leading Family Resort – Lily Beach Resort & Spa & The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

·  World’s Leading Green Resort –  Park Hyatt Hadahaa

·  World’s Leading Honeymoon Resort – Jumeirah Vittaveli, Soneva Fushi Reso & Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

·  World’s Leading Hotel – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

·  World’s Leading Hotel Suite – Royal Island Suite @ JA Manafaru

·  World’s Leading Island Resort – Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

·  World’s Leading Island VillasWorld’s Leading Island Villas & W Retreat & Spa

·  World’s Leading Luxury Island ResortBaros Maldives, COMO Cocoa Island & PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi


·  World’s Leading Luxury Island Villas Baros Maldives & W Retreat & Spa

·  World’s Leading Luxury Resort  – Ayada Maldives & Cheval Blanc Randheli

·  World’s Leading MICE Hotel –Kurumba Maldives

·  World’s Leading New Resort –aaaVeee Nature’s Paradise

·  World’s Leading Private Island ResortCoco Privé Kuda Hithi Island & COMO Cocoa Island

·  World’s Leading Resort Residences – Baros Residence

·  World’s Leading RetreatCOMO Cocoa Island & W Retreat & Spa

·  World’s Leading Underwater Hotel Restaurant Ithaa Undersea Restaurant @ Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Sea @ Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas & Subsix @ PER AQUUM Niyama, Maldives

·  World’s Leading Villa ResortAyada Maldives

·  World’s Leading Water Villa ResortAdaaran Prestige Water Villas, Ayada Maldives,Baros Maldives, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, JA Manafaru, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives & Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

·  World’s Most Romantic ResortBaros Maldives & Soneva Fushi Resort

·  World’s Leading Travel AgencyGet Into Maldives Travels & Vermillion International Maldives

As the event day draws closer final preparation are underway at the Olhuveli Beach Resort and Spa.


SOURCE: Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation

For further information please contact;

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation
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