Aviation Forum 2024 Endorsed by MATATO

PUBLISHED March 26, 2024 | updated March 26, 2024 00:34

Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has announced its endorsement of the highly anticipated Aviation Forum 2024 to be held on April 27, 2024.

The Aviation Forum serves as a pivotal platform for key industry stakeholders to convene, exchange perspectives, and cultivate innovative ideas. With a focus on fostering crucial dialogues about diverse topics within the aviation sector, this event aims to raise awareness on significant areas directly with industry participants and key stakeholders.

Aviation stands as a cornerstone industry for the Maldives, given its remote location and dispersed population, making air travel indispensable for connecting people and businesses alike. Notably, aviation plays a substantial role in driving economic growth, contributing approximately 58.8% to the national GDP through direct, indirect, and induced effects. The Maldives is experiencing unprecedented growth in aviation, with estimations indicating a potential 86% increase in aviation's contribution to GDP by 2035 if capacity remains unrestrained.

The Aviation Forum promises to play a pivotal role in shaping the industry's future by hosting key dialogues featuring foremost experts within the aviation sector. Medium Events Pvt Ltd, known for its comprehensive event management services, introduces the Aviation Forum: Connect Maldives as a pioneering initiative aimed at elevating industry standards and fostering crucial dialogues to bridge existing gaps within the sector.

The Aviation Forum 2024 aims to achieve multiple targets, including:

  • Creating a platform for important dialogue and business networking

  • Raising awareness on crucial issues within the industry

  • Facilitating the exchange of ideas and perspectives to shape the industry's trajectory

  • Enabling regulatory authorities to better understand industry needs

  • Recognizing individuals and businesses contributing to industry betterment

  • Cultivating creative approaches and resolving to innovative solutions

The speakers' spectrum for the forum includes industry experts, key sponsors, government institutions, and foreign associations, ensuring a diverse range of insights and perspectives.

Established in 2006, the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has evolved into a leading non-profit organization at the forefront of the Maldivian tourism industry. In November 2023, MATATO announced the establishment of its Aviation Committee.The core objective of the MATATO Aviation Committee is to spearhead the development and enrichment of the aviation sector, with a specific emphasis on local agencies. The committee focuses on crucial aspects such as supervisory ground handling and airline ticketing, collaborating closely with all relevant stakeholders and government authorities to empower local agencies and elevate industry standards.



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