Maldives has been listed as the World’s Most Romantic Destination in the World Travel Awards.
The Maldives won the prestigious award for the second time this year by competing Indonesia’s Bali, Hawaii, Mauritius. Nominees in the category include New York, Paris, Seychelles, and Tuscany and Venice in Italy. The Maldives also received the award in 2007.
World Travel Awards also listed Maldives as the Leading Cruise Destination and Honeymoon Destination in the Indian Ocean region.
Maldives was nominated as World’s Leading Beach and Leading Island Destination and to the two awards in the Indian Ocean category. Maldives received the Leading Island Destination award in 2008 and Leading Beach award in 2003.
World’s Leading Water Villas title was awarded to Adaaran Prestige Water Villas, World’s Leading CSR Programme award to Banyan Tree and Leading Luxury Resort Brand award to Six Senses Resorts and Spa. Six Senses runs Soneva Gili and Soneva Fushi in the Maldives.