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Maldives participates in Ferien Messe in Vienna, Austria

The Maldives Tourism Promotion Board together with Maldives Tourism Industry has participated in the Ferien Messe Fair held in Vienna, Austria from 11-14 January 2007.

Reiseliv is an event targeted at Travel Trade and Consumers. The first two days of the event was only for the Travel Trade. A significant number of people visited the Maldives stand to gather more information on the possible vacation and destination information. Austria is considered to be an immerging market for the Maldives with a large number of populations with high disposable income and easy accessibility to the Maldives.

In the year 2006 Maldives welcomed 14100 tourists from Austria. This is an increase of over 50% compared to the year 2005.

Maldives Tourism Promotion Board hopes that with such initiatives in Austria and Scandinavia, Maldives will become a more popular destination among the potential tourists from the region.

Maldives participates in Reiseliv in Oslo, Norway

The Maldives Tourism Promotion Board together with Maldives Tourism Industry has participated in the Reiseliv Travel Fair held in Oslo, Norway from 11-14 January 2007.

Reiseliv is an important trade event in the Norway targeting the travel trade and consumers who want to make well informed decisions about their next long haul holiday trip. Event organizers estimated that over 40,000 consumers and travel trade visited the fair.

In conjunction with this event, Maldives Tourism Promotion Board hosted a press conference for Media and Travel Trade to provide more information on the Maldives and in specific areas such as Environmental initiatives and its link to Maldives economy and its Tourism. Representative from Maldives Association of Tourism Industries and Maldives Tourism Promotion Board answered the press questions.

Maldives Tourism Promotion Board hopes that with such initiatives in Norway and Scandinavia, it will become more popular destination among the potential tourists from the region.

Maldives participates in Vakantiebeurs in Netherlands

The Maldives Tourism Promotion Board together with Maldives Tourism Industry has participated in the Vakantieburs Travel Fair held in Utrecht, Netherlands from 9-14 January 2007.

Vakantiebeurs is one of the most important trade events in the Netherlands targeting the travel trade and general public. In 2006 total attendance for this fair was over 140,000 from Travel trade and public.

Maldives stand organized a number of activities such as lucky draws, free giveaways to attract more visitors to the stand. This year nineteen representatives from 10 private companies represented the Maldives tourism in Utrecht
In the year 2006 Maldives welcomed 8050 tourists from Netherlands. This is an increase of over 25% compared to the year 2004.

Courtesy: By Tourism Ministry
20 Januray 2007



 

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