Maldives promoted at Spanish trade fair

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The government’s tourism promotion company together with industry partners marketed the Maldives as a safe destination at FITUR 2022, one of the biggest global trade fairs in Spain.

The five-day exhibition in Madrid – which brought together travel agencies, tour operators, hospitality groups, travel media and Spanish organisations – is due to conclude on Sunday (23 January). More than 42,000 trade visitors and 20,000 general public visitors were expected to attend.

Led by the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), the Maldives was represented by Book Me Maldives, Intour Maldives, Lets Go Maldives, Travel Connection, Sun Ocean, Perfect Voyage, Roam Maldives, Lily Hotels, Villa Hotels & Resorts, Brennia Kottefaru, Standard Hurawalhi, Medhufushi Island Resort and Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives.

“Through this event, we will provide the latest travel guidelines, information about the unique geographical formation of the Maldives’ scattered islands, the stringent safety measures in place in our resorts, guesthouses, liveaboards and hotels,” the MMPRC said.

Spain was the seventh top market for the Maldives in 2021 with 37,186 holidaymakers.