Male’ Maldives, 10th July 2023 – The highly anticipated unveiling of partners for the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2023 took place today at Maagiri Hotel in Malé. This event marked the official announcement of the partners for this year’s awards ceremony. SATA Vice President Suraj Khan delivered the welcome remarks, expressing his excitement for the upcoming event.
The partners for SATA 2023 were revealed, showcasing their commitment to supporting the travel and tourism industry in South Asia. Gulf Craft, a renowned name in luxury yacht manufacturing, proudly emerged as the Platinum Partner. The Hawks Pvt Ltd and Velana International Airport were unveiled as the Gold Partners, while Crowe Maldives joined as the Auditing Partner. Maagiri Hotel was announced as the Hospitality Partner, Maldives.
The unveiling event concluded with closing remarks delivered by SATA President Ismail Hameed, who expressed his gratitude towards the partners for their invaluable contributions to SATA. He also shared the exciting news that the South Asian Travel Awards will take place in Bangalore, India in October 2023, bringing together industry leaders and stakeholders from across the region.
Celebrating its 7th year, SATA has consistently recognized excellence in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries in South Asia. The previous editions of the awards were successfully hosted at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi, Maldives (2022), SATA Virtual (2020), Amari Galle, Sri Lanka (2019), Taj Mahal Palace, India (2018), Equator Village, Maldives (2017), and Mount Lavinia Hotel, Sri Lanka (2016).
The South Asian Travel Awards is a premier annual event that acknowledges and applauds the best in the travel and tourism industry in South Asia. With a rigorous selection process conducted by a panel of experts and industry professionals, the SATA recognizes outstanding achievements over 52 categories such as Best Domestic Destination, Best International Destination, Best Adventure Destination, and Best Emerging Destination.