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Honorable Mr Mohamed Saeed, Minister of Economic Development of Maldives has confirmed as the Chief Guest for the kickoff event of Travel Trade Maldives 2018- Hotelier Summit. Travel Trade Maldives also known as TTM is set to span up to 6 days (30th April till 5th May 2018) with multiple events being held at different venues including resorts and capital city Male’.
Minister Saeed commented on the importance of Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) bringing together Maldivian tourism industry stakeholders with a global network of travel agents and tour operators.
He further detailed that need for Maldivian tourism industry to come together and work as a cohesive unit with agents and operators in order to achieve the ambitious goal of President Yameen of attracting two million tourist arrivals per annum by 2020.
Minister Saeed is expected to inaugurate the 2nd Hotelier Summit and greet the Summit which targets Hotel investors, leading hotel owners, operators, developers, architects, interior designers, consultants.
Over 100 resorts/hotels properties in the Maldives have confirmed their participation in TTM 2018. More than 250 international buyers/media will attend the show. Premium Exhibitors include Adaaran Resorts, Angiri Resorts, Crown & Champa Resorts, Bandos Maldives & Villa Hotels & Resorts Maldives. TTM will host the 2nd edition of their annual Gala night on the 2nd of May at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi. May 4th to 5th has been dedicated to the first ever Maldives Supplier Expo. More than 50 suppliers will have one on one prescheduled meetings with over 100+ resorts with departments such as procurement, accounts, finance, F&B and so on.
TTM aims to facilitate the tourism industry of Maldives to reach the ultimate target of 2 million tourists with over USD 3.5 billion in receipts by the end of 2020. More than 300 hoteliers, suppliers, related industries and travel industry professionals from the Maldives and abroad are expected to visit the Maldives this coming week to attend TTM to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends in the Maldives.