The first ever “Tourism Career Fair” was held during Travel Trade Maldives (TTM) at the National Art Gallery on the 13th of July 2017. More than 2000 visitors attended the tourism career fair as a major component of TTM, organisers Maldives Getaways announced on Friday.
Ibrahim Areef, Director at Maldives Getaways commented that more than 75 resorts took part in the career fair and showcased available job opportunities throughout the country. The 45 booths setup at the venue were all packed during the mere three-hour fair. “Most of the visitors were young professionals and students, while plenty of internships were given out on the spot”, he added.
Maldives Getaways concluded all components of TTM successfully on Thursday, with business contracts worth over USD 1 billion being discussed during the two-day travel trade show.
Apart from hosting the first ever tourism career fair, TTM Gala Night was hosted at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi on the 13th of July 2017, where agents and exhibitors alike got to network and connect.
Maldives Getaways has launched the 2nd edition of Travel Trade Maldives which is due to be held on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of May 2018.