Maldives participates at the TTG Incontri 2015

The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) together with Maldives tourism industry are participating at the TTG Incontri, a marketplace for negotiations, networking and business between Italian and international companies and the intermediaries for tourist products. TTG Incontri is an unmissable event for all professionals in the sector, to understand market performance, present what’s new in the market, foresee trends and learn about how the sector is developing.

The Maldives delegation at TTG 2015 comprised of 35 delegates from 21 Companies representing Resorts and Travel Agencies/DMCs. The head of Maldivian delegation is Mr. Hussain Lirar, the Deputy Minister of Tourism. The Maldives stand is prominently located at stand number 22-23/24-25, Pavilion C3. The concept of the Maldives stand showcased the beauty of the island nation through colorful images.

TTG Incontri is the leading international B2B travel fair in Italy. Taking place every year in October, with over than 51,000 professional participants, it is the place in Italy where the travel industry gets together to network, negotiate and do business. Destinations, tour operators, booking systems, carriers, hotels and all other suppliers all over the world increase their brand exposure and business contacts in TTG Incontri, thanks to face-to-face meetings in a cost effective marketing medium.

Italy currently generates 5.4% of the market share to the destination. Maldives recorded a total of 38,392 tourist arrivals during the first six months of 2015, indicating a sign of growth of tourist arrivals to the country. It represented an increase of 7.7% compared to the same period in 2014.