Maldives has been recognized as the Asia Pacific’s Best Island Destination at the Travel Weekly Asia Reader’s Choice Awards 2020. 

The awards are to recognize the tourism industry partners of the Asia Pacific and their importance. This year’s award ceremony was held virtually. 

Awards were given in 57 different categories.

Upon winning the award, the Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Company (MMPRC) said that the award was a testament to the popularity of Maldives in the tourism industry despite the challenges and stagnation caused on the industry due to COVID-19.

MMPRC and Visit Maldives are also carrying out a multitude of marketing campaigns across the Asia Pacific and other regions of the globe as Maldives looks to bounce back from the pandemic virus.

They include campaigns run in China which is one of the biggest sources of tourists to Maldives. 

Maldives also recently won the World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards 2020, which is known as the Oscars of the tourism industry.