Honourable Mr. Moosa Zameer, Tourism Minister of Maldives has confirmed as the Chief Guest of the first ever Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) to be held on the 12th and 13th of July 2017. Minister Zameer commented on the importance of Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) bringing together Maldivian tourism industry stakeholders with a global network of travel agents.
He further detailed that need for Maldivian tourism industry to come together and work as a cohesive unit with agents and operators in order to achieve the ambitious goal of attracting two million tourist arrivals per annum by 2020.
Over 100 resorts/hotels properties in Maldives have confirmed their participation in the first International Travel Trade Show of Maldives “TTM 2017”. It is expected that along with over 100 resorts/hotels properties, 150 international buyers/media will attend the show. Premium Exhibitors include Adaaran Resorts, Universal Resorts, Crown & Champa Resorts, Bandos Maldives & Villa Hotels & Resorts Maldives. Airline partners include Maldivian & Trans Maldivian Airways and Air Asia. TTM Gala night which will be held at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi will host Maldives Travel Awards: People’s Edition which will recognize 10 outstanding individuals from the hospitality industry. TTM will also host first ever BML Hotelier Summit of Maldives targeting the Hotel investors, leading hotel owners, operators, developers, architects, interior designers, consultants.
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 the Maldives this coming week to attend TTM to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends in Maldives.