Maldives: The Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin 2016

Maldives The Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin 2016In 2016 the focus at ITB Berlin will be on the Maldives, the show’s partner country in the Indian Ocean. David Ruetz, Head of ITB Berlin, made this announcement at the DRV conference in Abu Dhabi. An agreement between the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show and the Maldives will be signed at a ceremony at the upcoming ITB in Berlin next March.

"As a year-round holiday destination the Maldives has become firmly established among tourists the world over", said Hon. Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor, Minister of Tourism of Maldives. "ITB Berlin offers an ideal platform for presenting the tourism products for the Maldives that are available on the German and international market to trade visitors and the general public and for the country to become even more attractive in the long term."

"The Maldives has exhibited at ITB Berlin since 1984. We are delighted that it wants to expand its presence at the show and that as the Official Partner Country it will be the focus of the international travel industry. As the partner country of ITB Berlin 2016 this island nation in the Indian Ocean sends out an important message as an emergent tourist destination",
said David Ruetz, Head of ITB Berlin from Messe Berlin. Read full article