The Republic of the Maldives enjoys a busy holiday period while scooping major travel Awards making it a must-visit destination in 2018.
The Maldives, one of the most magnificent and unique places on earth is certainly a place to visit at least once in your lifetime. Chain of islands, bioluminescent phytoplankton, breathtaking beaches and spectacular resorts, Maldives has it all, and much more. With many desirable holiday destinations around the world, Maldives undoubtedly stands out mainly because of its isolated location and picturesque landscape. Aside from the stupefying beauty and exceptional tranquillity, Maldives has some of the finest resorts and spas in the world.
The Maldives has won a host of travel industry awards, confirming it as one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the world amid ambitious plans to increase its offering in 2018. That just makes a really good reason for you to visit (or revisit) the Maldives for a fabulous holiday.
Recent awards include the coveted Conde Nast Traveller ‘Best islands for places to stay award’ as well as Best in Travel’s ‘Best Holiday Destination,’ where it came second overall in Asia. The Maldives was also awarded three world Travel awards: the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination’, the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination’ and the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination’. The Maldives also scooped the Reader’s Choice Dive and Travel Awards 1st prize for best ‘Dreaming Area.’
Moosa Zameer, minister of Tourism feels privileged and honored to win these prestigious awards. These awards are a symbol of admiration and acceptance of the Maldives by the visitors, and a great achievement for the joint efforts and hard work done by the government and the tourism industry of the Maldives.
Maldives Tourism Industry has seen year on year growth of 7.7 percent over the last 5 year period and no less than 27 resorts opened since 2013.Adding to this impressive tally, there are plans for another 23 resorts to open their doors in 2018 and 2019.These include luxurious Waldorf Astoria Maldives and the Italian-designed Baglioni resort Maldives with its 96 elegant villas and gourmet dining.In early 2018 the LUX North Male Atoll resort will open, offering tourists penthouse residences, luxury yachts, and sweeping ocean views.Also, in line are Riu Hotels, Pullman, Movenpick Resorts & Spa and Atmosphere at Sangeli.
The Maldives is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world, with its mile of unspoiled beaches, great climate, and perfect diving conditions.Hotels are launching special attractions, with Jumeirah Vittaveli building an ice skating rink so that guests can skate after a dip in the ocean.
So, get closer to nature and enjoy its gifts to the fullest by simply visiting The Maldives!