World Travel Awards appoint Online Travel Guide, MvHotels as the media partner of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.
The World Travel Award's Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony is to be hosted by Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives on the 8th of July. This year's media partner of the event, MV Hotels, have partnered in various such events held in the country as well as abroad.
It is an honor for a company from a small country like Maldives to be the media partner of such a big event of the tourism sector, said Managing Director of MV Hotels, Mohamed Areef. World Travel Awards is known as the 'Tourism Oscars'. Several Maldivian tourist businesses have been nominated in various categories, including the most popular dive, honeymoon and cruise destination. The national airline Maldivian, and sea plane operator Trans Maldivan Airways (TMA) have also been nominated in several categories in aviation. Voting for the World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony closed on 22nd of May.
Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies in the Indian Ocean, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Caribbean, North America, Latin America, Asia and Australia. The grand finale of the World Travel Awards was held in Sun Siyam Irufushi last year while the Indian Ocean Gala segment of the awards for the year of 2013 was held in Paradise Island Resort.