Ministry of Tourism has stated that nominations are now open for the President’s Tourism Gold Awards.
The awards were introduced to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of tourism in the Maldives and is open to both employees and establishments in the tourism sector.
President’s Tourism Gold Awards aims recognise the services of individuals and establishments that have contributed to the development of tourism industry in the Maldives over the years.
The President’s Tourism Gold Awards will be presented in 25 categories. They are: Most Innovative Resort, Most Innovative Hotel, Most Innovative Safari, Most Innovative Guesthouse, Tourism Human Resource Development, Best Travel Agency, Excellence in CSR Resort, Excellence in CSR Hotel, Excellence in CSR Safari, Excellence in CSR Guesthouse, Environmental Sustainability Resort, Environmental Sustainability Hotel, Environmental Sustainability Safari, Environmental Sustainability Guesthouse, Best Tourism Transport Service (Sea), Best Dive Centre (Resort) Best Dive Centre (Local Island), Water Sports Centre (Resort), Water Sports Centre (Local Island), Best local tourism island, Best Local Artist (DJ), Best Local Artist (Music), Best Local Artist (Music Band), Best Local Artist (Group/Band) and the award for serving the industry for 45 years.
Nominations are open till 11 September and interested parties can submit their nominations through here.
The awards will be handed over to the winners at a special ceremony held to mark the Tourism Golden Jubilee of Maldives.
Feature photo: Lily Beach Resort & Spa