‘Maldives Media Meet’, an exclusive press conference conducted by the Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) alongside the ITB Berlin 2023 took place on 7th March 2023 at Hybrid Studio, Hall 5.3, Messe Berlin.
The Chief Executive and Managing Director (CE & MD) of MMPRC, Mr. Thoyyib Mohamed, presided over the Maldives Media Meet. He was joined by Mr. Hussain Afeef, a pioneer in the Maldives tourism industry, and H.E. Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, the country’s minister of tourism. There were 45 persons who observed the press conference live on ITB Explore in addition to representatives from notable travel trade companies, media, and tourism-related organizations.
Mr. Hussain Afeef, a tourism Industry pioneer gave his opening remarks at the conference where he spoke on the topic “From Coral Stone Huts To Underwater Villas – Evolution Of Maldives Tourism” and stressed the people’s efforts that went into the evolution of the Maldives from coral stone huts to underwater villas.
After Mr. Hussain’s speech, The Minister of Tourism, H.E. Dr. Abdulla Mausoom delivered his remarks regarding the future of tourism and also commended the contributions made by the industry professionals of the Maldives.
The conference concluded with the launch of 50 Ultimate Experiences’ Maldives guidebook.