Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/ Visit Maldives) showcased the underwater world of Maldives at the Moscow Dive Show 2024, alongside 4 industry partners. The event took place from 8th to 11th February 2024 at the “Gostinyi Dvor” Exhibition Centre in Moscow, Russia. The Moscow Dive Show provides an opportunity for engaging with both the B2B and B2C clientele in the dive and underwater segments of Russia.
The event is the main exhibition in Russia and CIS that focuses on equipment, tourism, and training for individuals passionate about an active lifestyle and water-based sports. Diving, spearfishing, freediving, and underwater photography form the core activities at the exhibition, attracting a diverse audience of industry professionals and enthusiasts alike.
The event serves as a crucial platform for industry partners to unveil their latest plans, establish collaborations with new partners, and strengthen existing ties within the Russian and CIS markets. It also allows for wholesale equipment purchases and direct hotel and safari yacht bookings, as well as engagement between industry professionals and consumers.
In 2022, the Maldives welcomed 201,954 visitors from Russia, securing its position as the top source market. The trend continued in 2023, with 208,041 arrivals, which was the 2nd top source market of the year.