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  • August 01, 2020
  •   Travel Connection

As always, to a great recognition to its unfathomable hospitality, the Maldives has been nominated for 10 prestigious award categories at the 27th World Travel Awards™ 2020 that is going to take place at Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya on 3rd October 2020. The World Travel Awards established back in 1993, is the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence that acknowledges, rewards, and celebrates performance across all key sectors of the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries.

With this auspicious ceremony being just around the corner, less than 100 days to go, the strong presence and the prestigious nominations at the 27th World Travel Awards shall be a great boosting to the re-opening of the tourism of the Maldives that is all set to open its borders on 15th July 2020.

Let's just get acquainted with the upcoming 27th World Travel Awards™ 2020 and the Maldives dominance.

About 27th World Travel Awards™ 2020

It is the annual meet of unmatched networking experience of leading figureheads from the tourism and hospitality industry of the collective region for Africa and Indian Ocean. This yearly Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony is the region's premier top-level event of the year.

This award establishment has various other regional ceremonies to take place on different dates. At the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony where the Maldives belongs to, there are nearly 100 prestigious award categories to recognize the excellence of best brands and products from the assigned region.

As for the nomination process, the winner and two runners-up from the previous year will requalify for the same award without having to submit an entry. Entries shall be checked and vetted to assure the quality and qualification.

Venue & Date For 27th World Travel Awards™ 2020 In Kenya

The much-awaited red-carpet event shall be staged on 3rd October this year. The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya shall serve as the venue for the ceremony. The KICC Complex is the largest conference facility in East Africa and bore a crucial role in setting Nairobi as the leading business hub in the region for its pivotal location at the heart of the central business district. Having recently undergone grand refurbishment, the KICC Convention Center expansive ground, vast car parking, and high-standard meeting rooms. From Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenyatta International Convention Centre is just 16 Kilometers away on Mombasa Road/ A104 and reached in less than 30 minutes in a car.

Agenda Of Venue & Date For 27th World Travel Awards™ 2020

Here is a briefing of the ceremony!

Saturday, 3 October 2020

At 19:00, it all kicks off with a Cocktail Reception.

At 20:00 Gala Dinner & Ceremony begins.

At 23:00 the evening ceremony comes to a close.

Award Categories Maldives Was Nominated In At 2020 World Travel Awards:

These are the ten Indian Ocean’s Leading categories the Maldives has been nominated for this year.

  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Green Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist Board 2020
  • Indian Ocean’s Leading Wedding Destination 2020

About World Travel Awards

Acknowledged as the top-most travel honor across the globe, it was in 1993 that World Travel Awards was formally established with a view to identify and reward the best performing groups and entities in all sectors of tourism and hospitality all around the world. This is the perfect opportunity and occasion for those businesses who desire to seek new boundaries, expand their brand publicity, and maximize the exposure worldwide by connecting with the giants in the travel and tourism industry.

The Grand Finale yearly happens at the end of a series of regional gala ceremonies. 2020's World Travel Awards™ Grand Tour weaves together regional gala ceremonies in the Caribbean (Bahamas), Europe (Antalya, Turkey), Africa & Indian Ocean (Nairobi, Kenya), Latin America (Santiago, Chile), North America (Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada), Asia & Oceania (Seoul, South Korea) and Middle East (Dubai). Winners at the regional level come to face off in the corresponding world categories. The Grand Finale shall be taking place eventually in Moscow, Russia.


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