Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) hosted a successful roadshow in Jakarta, Indonesia today, the first of a series of three roadshows in South-east Asia.
The second roadshow will be held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 2, followed by a third roadshow on August 4 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The roadshows not only promote Maldivian products and experiences, but also focuses on networking with the tour operators and travel agents from the region, strengthening trade relationships, and maintaining South-east Asia as one of the top source markets for the Maldives. Participants will also have the opportunity to win stay packages during the event.
A total of 17 companies from the Maldivian tourism industry are taking part in the roadshows, including Adaaran Resorts & Heritance Aarah Maldives, Furaveri Island Resort & Spa, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, Inner Maldives Holidays, Island Life Travel, Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives Getaways, Oaga Art Resort, Plumeria Hotels and Resorts, Pullman Maldives Maamutaa, Resort Life Maldives, Roam Maldives, Splendid Asia, Sun Siyam Travels, The Residence Maldives, Travel Connection Maldives and UI Maldives.
As of May 2023, the Maldives has welcomed a total of 24,573 arrivals from South-east Asia. MMPRC has also promoted the destination at major travel fairs in the region, such as MATTA 2023 in Malaysia and ADEX Ocean Mission 2023 in Singapore, and will participate in upcoming major trade shows such as NATAS Holidays 2023 and ITB Asia 2023.