Malé, Maldives – The Managing Director of Visit Maldives, Mr Thoyyib Mohamed addressed the opening press conference held during the International Media Market.
Managing Director Thoyyib focused on the successful recovery story of Maldives during the pandemic, changes observed in key markets, activities conducted by Visit Maldives, how Maldives managed to stay open during the pandemic and the future of the Maldivian tourism industry moving forward.
We believe our success is attributable to the stringent safety measures in place, the natural socially distanced islands and the hard work and effort of all stakeholders in the tourism industry and health authorities.Managing Director of Visit Maldives Mr. Thoyyib Mohamed
Thoyyyib emphasized that from the pandemics onset, The Maldivian government placed an utmost importance on the health, safety, and wellbeing of travelers and locals alike.
The International Media Marketplace (IMM) Virtual Asia 2021 was held from 16th until 17th June 2021 to provide the opportunity to connect with key media, share the latest destination information and travel guidelines, strengthen brand presence, as well as promote Maldives as a safe haven for tourism in the current situation.
IMM Virtual Asia 2021 is the travel industry’s only global media networking event that connects journalists and PR professionals. The event invites delegates from travel and tourism brands to take part in meetings with top travel journalists as well as participate in press conferences, panel sessions and breakout networking sessions.
Visit Maldives also conducted meetings with renowned media outlets such as BBC, National Geographic and The Straits Times among many others journalists to share the latest destination updates of the Maldives.