Maldives Tourism was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Most Exclusive Leisure Product’ award at the OTM 2016, India’s leading travel trade show. Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation won the award at the show which was held in Mumbai from February 18-20, 2016. It was one of the two destinations who won this title at the conclusion ceremony of OTM 2016.An estimated average of 3000 unique individuals visited the Maldivian stand. Maldives showcased the exclusive destination by participating in the stand with a total of 26 industry professionals from 15 companies. In addition, the Visit Maldives Year 2016 campaign was promoted in surplus advertising options such as billboards, pillar wraps, lanyard design, and show carry bags.In December 2015, Maldives had won the prestigious position of the ‘World’s Leading Beach Destination’ at the annual World Travel Awards ceremony held at the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort in Morocco.In 2015 in India, Maldives was also declared the ‘Best Destination’ for relaxation (international), at Lonely Planet awards. Conde Nast Traveller readers chose Maldives as the ‘Emerging Destination’ while it was awarded as the ‘Best Destination’ in Asia at Outlook Traveller Awards.Maldives is a paradise on earth. Despite being a small country in Asia, Maldives is a famous dream destination as it has beaches of pure white sand, covered by palm trees and rich foliage. It has become a holiday spot for celebrities, businesses, friends, individuals, families and honeymooners.