Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) has officially opened the opportunity for the public to vote for the nominees in the "GMR Maldives Travel Awards 2012."
Award event organizer, High Rise detailed that the voting has begun early Wednesday morning and voters worldwide can register and vote for the nominees via travelawards.mv/vote. High Rise added that the voters can register through facebook or email as well.
High Rise stressed that the voters who register through email will need to verify their registry through their respective email accounts.
High Rise also stated that each individual voter can cast a single vote in each category. The deadline for the voting is September 15, 2012.
The GMR Maldives Travel Awards 2012 nominations include 65 names. High Rise states that these nominations were selected upon reference from world renowned international brands involved in the Maldivian tourism sector.
The award given to celebrate the 40th anniversary of tourism in Maldives is sponsored by Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) operator GMR, India. The award is to be given on September 28, 2012. This is the first time the award is being given.