Al Shaali Marine has signed as a Gold Partner for TTM 2019. Al Shaali Marine Maldives is a joint venture between Al Shaali Marine Dubai and Coastline Investments Pvt Ltd. The main branch of AS Marine in UAE was established in 1979 and is considered to be the pioneer of fibreglass boats and yacht manufacturer in the Middle East. On behalf of AS Marine, Mr. Ismail Shareef, Operations Manager signed the agreement, while Dr. Hussain Sunny Umar, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Getaways, signed the agreement on behalf of the company.
TTM is the largest platform connecting the travel trade community of the Maldives to the global network of travel professionals. For the past two years, TTM has invited over 500 travel agents, PR firms, media groups and related travel trade professionals to the Maldives. TTM aims to facilitate the tourism industry of Maldives to reach the ultimate target of 2 million tourists with over USD 3.5 billion in receipts by the end of 2020. More than 300 hoteliers, suppliers, related industries and travel industry professionals from Maldives and abroad are expected to visit TTM to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends in Maldives.
TTM consists of four components which are ; Pre-scheduled Meetings, TTM Travel Summit, Maldives Supplier Expo and a Gala Night.
Pre-scheduled Meetings offer a platform where industry professionals are provided with the opportunity to meet and interact with globally renowned travel agents and tour operators and allows them to grow their businesses within one of the most lucrative and leading travel destinations in the world, the Maldives.
Maldives Supplier Expo which was held for first time in 2018, is an invitation-only event, where exhibiting companies can meet key decision makers including engineering directors, head chefs, procurement managers and Chief Financial Officers from all over the Maldives. Exhibitors & Visitors can pre-schedule meetings via a special software before the event begins while giving potential buyers an excellent opportunity to get an overview of offers for the industry.
The Third Edition of “TTM Travel Summit” is scheduled to be held between 11-13 June 2019. TTM Travel Summit is an invitation only event that brings together thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Maldives tourism. This year’s summit will be focused on “Travel Technology & Analytics” which will help travel industry to unleash analytics, dynamic pricing, digital and AI potential to deliver unstoppable customer loyalty and profit.
Gala Night is an invite-only gathering which features an elegant multi-cultural banquet, live music and the chance to network with industry stakeholders.