Maldives Advertising and Public Relations Company (Go to Maldives) is internet hosting the primary Storytellers Convention on Might 30, 2023, at Crossroads Maldives. Over 70 journey writers, journalists, bloggers, and influencers from world wide will collect to expertise the Maldives’ distinctive magnificence and cultural heritage past the normal solar, sand, and sea narrative. The convention goals to spotlight the transformative energy of storytelling in vacation spot promotion.
The speaker lineup for the Storytellers Convention is numerous, with 4 journey specialists and writers sharing their experiences with convention individuals:
- Doug Lansky, famend journey author and tourism thought chief, would be the convention’s moderator, ship a speech and contribute to the Sustainability Talks panel.
- Jessica Nabongo, author, photographer, journey professional, entrepreneur, and public speaker, will share her experiences and tales. She can even seem on the Sustainability Talks panel.
- Vikas Swarup, a distinguished novelist and former diplomat, will converse primarily based on his novel “Q and A”, the idea for the a number of Oscar-winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’
- Eleni Giokos, a flexible CNN correspondent, will share her inspiring journey tales and reasonable the Sustainability Talks panel.
On the primary afternoon of the convention, individuals can select from three breakout periods to delve deeper into Maldives cultural heritage, gastronomy or sustainability initiatives. The breakout session, Sail the Seas of Time: Hundreds of Years of Maldivian Historical past, invitations individuals to find Maldives distinctive tradition, heritage, and traditions via experiential studying with their toes within the sand. The From the Sea to the Skillet breakout session celebrates Maldives’ favourite delicacy, tuna. Individuals can count on to study concerning the historical past of fishing, the normal and sustainable pole and line fishing methodology, and cook dinner up Mashuni, a beloved tuna dish all whereas on a non-public sandbank. The breakout session, Therapeutic the Earth, will enlighten individuals on sustainable initiatives within the Maldives tourism business. Individuals will participate in an informational workshop earlier than participating in coral propagation and snorkeling in a mesmerizing reef.
The one-day convention might be adopted by sideline experiences the place individuals will discover the Maldives’ distinctive areas for 2 nights and three days. Individuals might be damaged up into teams to expertise the atolls affectionately named, Leisure in Laamu, Tradition-Wealthy Kaafu, Journey in Ari, Wow it’s Vaavu, Historic Haa Alif & Haa Dhaalu, Awe-Inspiring Addu, Fuvahmulah Fantasies, and Resplendent Raa. After experiencing an genuine aspect of Maldives, the individuals will take dwelling a treasure trove of tales from Maldives to share with the world.