Membership Fee MVR 5,000.00 Annually
Right to vote elect to Executive Board members
Contest for Executive Board
Members Privilages Applicable
Twelve Years of continued support and service to the industry. (Established in 2006, MATATO continues to contribute as strong partner to the growth of the Industry)
Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators (MATATO) was found in 2006 by a group of enthusiastic tour operators in the Maldives. The association has evolved over the years to bea leading non-profit organization in the country and at the forefront of Maldivian tourism industry.
Taking travel and tourism industry of the Maldives forward through unity, empowerment and co-operation
MATATO has played vital role in the Maldivian tourism arena. Lobbying & Advocacy is crucial pillar of MATATO.
To develop friendship and co-operation among members and to unite for greater purpose.
Paving way to raise funds and aid in promoting Maldives and promote Maldives as a travel destination.
Creating a platform for new members and for those who seek to enter travel industry in educating and facilitating them.
Providing exposure for the association and its members in the international arena.
To educate, promote and build more awareness for the public and show the opportunities available in the industry for the youth.
Address various tourism related issues and issues from its members together with relevant authorities.
Allowing to share synergy and market intelligence among members.
Creating and advocating ethical business standards for member agencies.
Provide assistance and opportunities for local travel agents from various stakeholders and government authorities.
To help safe guard local agents and protect the local industry by all means.
Develop greater cooperation among travel agents and hoteliers, and work together in promoting the destination.
To conduct various events and activities to aid the industry.