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International Maldives Travel Market to be Held from 16th to 17th November 2020

International Maldives Travel Market
The first virtual B2B exhibition in the Maldives, International Maldives Travel Market 2020 will be held on 16th to 17th November 2020.

International Maldives Travel Market (IMTM) 2020 will be held on 16th November to 17th November 2020. This is the first Virtual B2B Exhibition on the Travel & Tourism industry in the Maldives. The fair will take place on IMTMair; a brand new platform, which will allow all the participants of the event to interact and connect.

International buyers (Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Destination Management Companies and PR Companies) and local accommodation providers (Resorts, Hotels, Guesthouses, Liveaboards, Dive Centers, Local Tour Operators and Travel Agents) will be able to use this platform to hold meetings with each other, to conduct business. So, this will provide convenience to all participants to steadily recover their business operations from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IMTMair provides a variety of useful features for convenience and ease in navigation. The platform also provides promotions of each business as well. Each participating company receives a virtual booth to; customize, upload welcome videos, add products, brochures, and contact details to advertise their business to any interested parties.

Participants can send connection requests and build business relationships to conduct meetings with each other in the future. The main feature of the platform is the Exhibition Hall, which allows interaction between participants. Each company also receives a virtual table. In this table, any interested parties may sit to join the conversation, through chat, video or audio call.

Also read: The World Tourism Organization Endorse Support to IMTM 2020

Speed Networking will also allow attendees to engage in friendly networking discussions on any topic they wish. To maintain and continue these connections and business relationships made by attendees during the event, a registration fee of $56 per single-user login and $112 for multi-user login, will provide access throughout the year to IMTMair. This platform will allow you to remain connected with these businesses, providing a source of communication solely for that purpose.

IMTM strives to contribute to the steady recovery in tourism in the Maldives. IMTM not only caters resorts and hotels but also other accommodation providers the opportunity to increase competitiveness in the market. Higher growth in such businesses such as liveaboards and guest houses will provide more variety in choice. And also budget and experiences for tourists vacationing in the Maldives.

IMTM aims to aid the government’s objective to boost the local community through the ongoing success in Maldives’ tourism, through rural tourism development, a worldwide movement of 2020.

Feature image by International Maldives Travel Market
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Explore a Multitude of Football Camps at Siyam World This Year!

As part of its ongoing line-up of five-star experiences, Siyam World Maldives kicked off a series of unforgettable spring football camps. The resort will be featuring star players Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.

Siyam World Maldives encouraged guests to let their football skills blossom over a series of football camps. These camps will utilise the resort’s state-of-the-art sports complex and FIFA-sized soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. Participants enjoyed world-class coaching and immersive experiences designed to enhance their football techniques and passion for the sport.

Spanish Goal-keeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo

The action-packed schedule began with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo. He graced the sandy shores from the 19th to the 23rd of March. Adrian is a key player for Liverpool FC and the Andalusia National team. During his time at the resort, he helped younger guests understand how to deal with pressure and develop key life skills. This also included developing a performance mindset.

Football Camp Experiences with Wayne Bridge

Next on the roster was Wayne Bridge who came to Siyam World from from 22nd to 31st March. He is a renowned English left-back, who returned to Siyam World for a second time already. With his infectious energy and wealth of experience from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City, Wayne inspired guests to “tackle” challenges head-on and score big on and off the field.

Francesco Totti Lights up Siyam World Football Camp

Following Wayne’s lead was the legendary Francesco Totti, lighting up Siyam World for a second time as well. He visited from 28th March to 4th April. Totti is known for his flair and loyalty to AS Roma. He brought a touch of Italian passion to the Maldives, teaching participants the art of precision and creativity in football. 

Once described by Maradona as “the best player he has ever seen”, the gifted World Cup winner and legendarily loyal one-club player (AS Roma) will be on hand to help holidaymakers hone their football skills and play to their full potential.

Michael Owen Graces the Shores of Siyam World

Closing out the star-studded lineup was Michael Owen. He is the youngest-ever Ballon d’Or winner, who graced Siyam World from the 1st to the 5th of April. Michael Owen is joining as part of the recently announced partnership with Football Escapes. Michael’s lightning-fast moves and goal-scoring prowess electrified the pitch, inspiring a new generation of football stars. Throughout the action-packed week, participants savoured daily football sessions led by Owen, a team of UEFA-licensed coaches, and internet sensation Eman – popularly known as SV2 from his viral YouTube skills videos.

Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 15 seized the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game, from tactics to technical skills. To add to the holiday experience, families enjoyed a memorable parents’ match, providing moms and dads with a chance to showcase their skills on the pitch.

Collaboration with Football Escapes – Rip Ferdinand

Later this year, and in collaboration with Football Escapes, Rio Ferdinand will also be hosting a football camp from 28 October to 1 November. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. Ferdinand is famous for being one of the world’s best defenders. He will be bringing the skills he learned whilst playing for West Ham, Manchester United and Leeds United plus the England national team. 

At Siyam World, we are undoubtedly a paradise for sports enthusiasts, offering exceptional facilities for both water and land sports. My passion for football, which began in childhood collection jerseys of football legends, is embodied in our FIFTA- regulation football field. We host many football aficionados, including owners of prized jerseys and past champions who still share a deep love for the game. Siyam World is where sportsmanship thrives, providing an unparalleled destination for active trave;ers, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

The incredible resort has had the pleasure of hosting several other esteemed football legends. Italian champion Nicola Ventola graced the resort in January. Additionally, Bobo Vieri and Marco Materazzi also showcased their skills on the pitch. Joining them were players like Juan Sebastián Verón, Esteban Cambiasso, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Carlos Puyol, and Jay Jay Okocha.

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