Maldives – MICE Destination? Presented by Asia Bespoke, your DMC in South East Asia.
October 2021 marked the launch of a new Global campaign called “Redefining MICE”, located in none other than the beautiful Maldives. This campaign showcases the country as a preferred MICE destination. Post pandemic the Maldives yet again continues to amaze with their ability to combine business and leisure. Their goal? To reinvent the wheel of course and become one of your favourite MICE Destinations!
We could all learn a thing or two from this business approach, let’s leave these outdated MICE experiences behind us.
Reasons the Maldives tops the list as your next MICE Destination?
Let’s start with the obvious, the Maldives is an ideal location with its picturesque landscape. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but also conscientious about the preservation of its land and culture. The island is filled with numerous resorts that use their resources to promote and sustain the economy as well as the local communities. Beautiful and smart! The use of more educational friendly options has also been implemented. Excursions such as restoring the coral reefs and assisting with turtle hatchings to name a few.
Why not team up with a destination that invests in its future and promotes the development of the environment.
In 2021 nearly 50% of a person’s time was spent in digital work calls, another 30% spent for online schooling or virtual appointments and 20% for socializing virtually (© Statista 2022). While the pandemic brought about the best of our digital skills it also brought with it video call fatigue. Isn’t it time to finally meet that new colleague Stan from Accounting? See where we are going with this. The Maldives!
We know at least 1 of the 1,200 islands in the Maldives is sure to spark employees’ interests, get people socializing and promote in-person contact. Who wouldn’t want to brainstorm a marketing plan surrounded by crystal blue waters, powder-like sand beaches, and daily eating locally sourced fresh food?
MICE accommodations have also taken a forefront in this location. The intent of is to attract all industries to visit for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. It is also valuable to know that the country has been awarded the World’s Leading Destination for two years (even during the Pandemic).
The Maldives – how to get there?
With growing popularity in recent years traveling to the Maldives has also become more readily available. With Direct flights to the Maldives from many European countries, Middle Eastern, and Asian countries and painless connecting flights for those traveling from North or South America. So, what are you waiting for…
Reach out to our local Mates from Asia Bespoke to plan your next exciting stay on the Maldives.