The year 2022 marks the Golden Jubilee of the Maldives in the tourism industry, MMPRC, and other industry partners have embarked on the journey to make this milestone a memorable one. Various targets have been set and achieved by the ministry and private organizations, this was made possible by the tireless efforts of the industry professional and government aid. One such outstanding achievement for the Maldives was the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2022, held at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi on 30th September.
Launched in 2016, the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) is one of the most anticipated tourism and hospitality annual award show in the South Asian market. At the sixth edition of the SATA, the Maldives won the “Leading Honeymoon Destination – Visitors Choice Award”, adding to that the coral haven bagged another 30 awards. The magnificent properties of the Maldives were awarded 21 Gold awards and 9 silver awards making an incredible achievement of 30 Awards.
At the Gala Night 44 Gold Awards, 48 Silver Awards, and 6 Visitor’s Choice Awards were given out to tourism brands, businesses, and properties. The awardees consisted of brands from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan who were nominated in various categories.