Maldives Association for Travel and Tour Operators (MATATO) has held Maldives Travel Awards 2018: Guest House Edition. The award ceremony held at the heritage island, Farukolhufushi, in Hulhumale', recognised outstanding locals in the travel industry of Maldives.
At the ceremony, Ukulhas in Alifu Alifu Atoll was selected as the most successful guest house island, as the island operates more than 60 guest houses.
Over 120 nominations were sent in for the Guest House Edition 2018. The leading guest house award was achieved by Reveries Diving Village Surf and Spa in Gan in Laamu atoll, while the newcomer of the year was achieved by Villa Rosa Maldives in Feridhoo in Alifu Alifu Atoll,
Introduced last year, the Guest House Edition builds on the recognitions awarded to guest houses by MATATO, as part of the Maldives Travel Awards and celebrates the outstanding performance of the guest house sector of Maldives.