The fifth edition of the most prestigious travel award show, the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) is set to be held in the Maldives in 2020.
The announcement was made by the Founder of SATA and the President of Highrise, Ismail Hameed (Highrise Issey) at the SATA 2019 Gala held at Amari Galle Hotel, Sri Lanka on 20 September 2019.
Inaugural South Asian Travel Awards was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Since then, the event had been held at the Equator Village in Addu City, Maldives in 2017 and Mumbai, India last year.
Issey highlighted that the support for SATA has been increasing every year. He noted that 500 nominees were presented by six countries for SATA 2019 while 18 industry organizations and tourism boards in the region has endorsed the event.
He thanked the partners, sponsors and every person who supported and assisted in organizing the most prestigious award show in the region.
Maldives has consistently won the highest number of awards at SATA for the past three years. This year, the Maldives won 32 awards including four Visitor’s Choice awards.
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