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Maldives participates OneWorld Travel Mart (OTM) 2017

Together with 15 co-exhibitors from the tourism industry, Maldives will be showcased in a 64 square metre area in Hall 1 (Stand:B-300) of the One World Travel Mart (OTM) 2017. This annual event will be held from 21-23 February 2017 in Mumbai, India. Social media activities are planned  in order to boost the number of visitors to the Maldives stand.

In 2016, more than 1,156 exhibitors comprising of hotels, resorts, travel agents, tour operators, states and country pavilions from 50 different countries took part in the exhibition. This year, OTM kicks off with over 1,000 sellers from 50 countries spread over 200,000 sq.ft of exhibition area. OTM is India’s leading and only trade fair focused on Indian outbound travelers. In 2016, OTM concluded with 13,160 visitors which included travel trade buyers travel agents, media travel & tourism students.

India continues to be the 5th largest market in terms of tourist arrivals to the Maldives, with a percentage growth of 5.2% at the end of 2016. OTM 2017 will be a platform to reach high-value potential buyers, and it is expected that participation will help to significantly boost the number of tourist arrivals from this market.

Source URL: Corporate Maldives

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