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Maldives set to host largest tourism event

Clear waters of Maldives will surely bust all blues
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Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make the Maldives an obvious choice for the holiday of a lifetime.

In order to boost tourism to this archipelago, the country has organised the largest tourism and trade event- Travel Trade Maldives (1st-3rd May), a sequel to the 2017 event, inviting hoteliers, travel agents, suppliers and industry stakeholders to participate for discussions.

TTM 2018 ( has been endorsed and backed by the Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI), Privatization and Corporatization Board (PCB), Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) and Association of Travel Agents (ATA), making it the premier travel trade show of the country.

It is divided into four events.

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The Hotelier Summit (April 30) would see over 150 tourism professionals confirmed to attend including resort and hotel general managers, resident managers, key hotel owners, international trade stakeholders and travel industry professionals. The summit is aimed to act as a platform for stakeholders of the industry to meet and discuss the future of tourism in the Maldives. A highlight of this summit is the panel discussion on hotel revenue and automation, where Director, Lonely Planet India, Mr Sesh Seshadri, will be a panelist.

TTM Gala Night & Awards will feature a classy dinner, live music and networking among industry peers and colleagues with over 3000 expected to attend.

Tourism Career Fair: Exhibiting companies will have the opportunity to engage with students/professionals to highlight the HR opportunities within the tourism industry.

Maldives Supplier Expo is an invitation-only event where exhibiting companies can meet key decision-makers from all over the Maldives. A total of 1000+ key decision-makers and purchasing chiefs are expected to visit and network with the exhibitors. Exhibitors can pre-schedule up to 50 meetings using a special software.

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