Maldives First PADI Course Director Mr.Hussain Rasheed Sendi wsa named "Person of the Year" at Maldives Travel Awards People's Edition by Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tourators (MATATO).
Sendi who is also the Managing Director of Dive Oceanus has been among the active dive industry professionals who have worked hard in training the youth as dive masters and insutructors. His contribution to keep the marine industry safe is remarkeable while his experience and knowledge to keep the diving industry going ahead by awarness programmes on species and environment have benefited the tourism industry and the nation.
The first event of Maldives Travel Awards People's Edition has been held on 13th July at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi in North Male' Atoll.
Ten Individuals were honored with the title of "Person of the Year" at the special function. MATATO started the Nation's first travel industry recognition brand in 2012 and succesfully deleivered Maldives Travel Award events in the country and a special edition in Dubai.
In 2017 MATATO has introduced 3 editions of Maldives Travel Awards, recognizing Guesthouses, People's Edition and the Gala.