Maldives at FESPO 2019

Source: MMPRC

The Maldives is currently being exhibited as a holiday destination at Switzerland’s largest holiday fair, FESPO 2019.

Held from 31st January till 3rd February, the Maldives is represented by the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) alongside 7 tourism industry partners. The four day fair has attracted an abundant number of visitors from Switzerland, grossing over 63,000 individuals in 2018 alone. FESPO provides countless opportunities for the tourism industry, with networking opportunities with journalists, travel bloggers and other industry professionals.

The stand of Maldives is located at Hall 6, alongside other Asian Countries. During the fair, visitors will have the opportunity to taste classic Maldivian snacks such as Theluli bambukeyo, Bondi and Haalu folhi. There are also opportunities to win a trip to the Maldives by taking photographs at the stand.

According to the latest visitor survey of Maldives, a large majority of the tourists from Switzerland visit the Maldives for the purposes of snorkeling and relaxation. Switzerland is amongst the leading top ten markets in the Maldives, where 32,984 tourists from Switzerland has visited Maldives in 2018. The representation at FESPO is expected to improve the Swiss market growth and market share.

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