⌈ Maldives Border Miles Presents it’s First Gold Tier ⌋
Mr. George Corbin and his daughter, Ms. Georgia Corbin, departed from Maldives on 20th February.
During his 6-Days visit, the tourism pioneer participated in various activities held to celebration
of the Golden Jubilee Year of tourism in the Maldives. He was seen oﬀ by honorable,
Minister of Health, Mr. Ahmed Naseem, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr. Assad Riza and Ministry of Tourism team.
Before their departure, Mr. Corbin, and his daughter Georgia Corbin, were presented the very ﬁrst
Abaarana (Gold) Tier of the Maldives Border Miles. The prestegious Abaarana Tier was presented to
them by the Minister of Health, Honorable Ahmed Naseem, during an exclusive event held at
the VIP Lounge of the Velana International Airport.
The newly appointed ambassador of Japan to the Maldives, H.E Takeuchi Midori paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom on 21st February 2022. Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, Mr. Fukuoka Shuto was also in attendance during this meeting. Discussions were focused on the tourism cooperation between the two countries.
On 21st February, Shaviyani atoll council president, Mr. Mohamed Shiyam and council members met the Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom and the Ministry’s Tourism Localization and Diversiﬁcation team. Discussions were focused on local tourism development opportunities in the island. Minister Dr. Mausoom also provided an update on the Shaviyani tourism development.
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation, (MMPRC/Visit Maldives) participated in the Travmedia’s International Media Marketplace (IMM) held in Australia from 17th to 18th February 2022. This leading global networking event helps connect the travel industry with top journalists, editors, influencers and broadcasters. The country’s participation in this event aims to assist the destination to increase future bookings and arrival figures from Australia and New Zealand.
On 22nd February, MMRPRC, along with Japanese tour operator, JTB Media Retailing, held a webinar to revitalize and maintain the Maldives brand presence in the Japanese Market. The webinar was attended by 120 viewers, destination presentation, live session from the sponsor property and a Q&A. The purpose of this webinar was to promote the Maldives to the Japanese Market.