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  • La guida ufficiale delle Maldive
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    2012-12-17

    Maldives showcasing the colourful side of life in Hong Kong

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    Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation together with 9 Companies from the Maldives Tourism Industry is currently showcasing its dive and travel products in Hong Kong Diving Resort Travel Expo (DRT). Maldives delegation consists of representatives from 5 resorts and 4 travel agencies. The Expo which started yesterday is participated by tourism boards, resort operators, dive operators, marine conservatives, dive equipment manufacturers and suppliers from Asia pacific region highlighting beach holiday experiences. 

    This 3-day Expo being held from 15th-17th Dec 2012 at Hong Kong exhibition and Convention Centre is a meeting point for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and underwater lovers mainly from Hong Kong and other Chinese communities.

    Over 150 top level exhibitors and brands representing leading dive equipment manufacturers, water sports equipment manufacturers, dive resorts, tourism boards, marine conservation and diving organisations are being represented at the event. Over 15,800 visitors are anticipated during the 3 days of the show making it the most important and 'must visit' diving equipment and diving destination event in the Asia Pacific region.  The overwhelming response as an important regional event has resulted in the Show being considered as the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world.

    Currently the Asia and the Pacific altogether as a region share 40.3% of the total arrivals to the Maldives with China being the leading source market to the Maldives sharing 24.9% of arrivals from January to October 2012.  Furthermore, Maldives traditionally being a dive destination, many Maldivian operators see the participation at DRT Expo as a good platform to market their products, create business networks and capture a bigger share of the dive market from the Asia Pacific Region to the Maldives.

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    For more information please contact:

    Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation
    Telephone: +960 332 3228; Facsimile: +960 332 3229
    Email: info@visitmaldives.com



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