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The Annual General Meeting of MATI was held on 8 February 2017 at Dharubaaruge in Male’. A new Executive board for MATI was Elected During the Meeting. sixty seven member’s Attended the meeting. The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry is a non-governmental, non-profit organization formed in 1982, for the purpose of promoting tourism in the Maldives.

Chairman Speech

Bismillah Hirrahman Nirrahim . onourable MATI Members, Ladies and Gentlemen,I am honoured to welcome you all to the 27th Annual General Meeting of MATI. Since MATI as a functioning organisation started representing the tourism and hospitality sector 34 years ago, our membership has been enhanced from relatively few members to 103 members. This is a commendable achievement.Read more

Amendment to the Tourism Act

MATI welcomes the new amendments to the Tourism Act which give investors the option of extending resort leases for up to 99 years. This will provide investors with much needed confidence and would bring in greater investments to the country.