The Maldives has been recognized as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination. This recognition was conferred on the Maldives last night, during the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015. Big win for Maldives was achieved in other categories as well.

The award gala was attended by 150 travel industry leaders from 20 different countries. The Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination award was received on behalf of the Maldives by Abdulla Ziyath, the Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC).

Big win for Maldives achieved on the night includes:


1. Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport: Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Maldives

2. Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination: Maldives

3. Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Resort: Lux* Maldives

4. Indian Ocean’s Leading Culinary Hotel: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

5. Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Resort: Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

6. Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

7. Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite: Royal Island Suite @ JA Manafaru, Maldives

8. Indian Ocean’s Leading Leisure Hotel: Hulhule Island Hotel, Maldives

9. Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort: Cheval Blanc Randheli, Maldives

10. Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Water Villa: Ocean Suites @ Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives

11. Indian Ocean’s Leading Seaplane Operator: Trans Maldivian Airways

12. Indian Ocean’s Leading Travel Agency: Get Into Maldives Travels

13. Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort & Spa: Ayada Maldives

14. Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort: Baros Maldives

This year’s edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards was held in Kempsinki Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare. World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.