The 7th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel (MALT) Congress 2019 is calling for nominations to the regions’ first ever, one of a kind, most coveted MALT Excellence Awards that highlight, honor and celebrate path breaking achievements in the field of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events (MICE), Business and Luxury Travel. The esteemed awards will acknowledge and reward exceptional achievements and initiatives of top organizations as well as individuals.

With 14 categories to nominate from, the MALT Excellence Awards will be held in conjunction with the MICE Arabia & Luxury Travel (MALT) Congress at the luxurious Rixos Premium Dubai JBR on February 27, 2019. The deadline for submitting the entries is January 31, 2019.

The MALT Congress is the regions’ exclusive, by Invitation only business platform that brings together the world of outbound business and luxury travel from the Middle East under one roof along with suppliers representing the most sought after and emerging destinations such as Kuwait, Oman, Finland, Iceland, Greece, Croatia, Russia, Korea, Spain, Italy, Zimbabwe, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tanzania, Georgia, Ethiopia, Poland, Singapore amongst many others

Commenting on the introduction of the awards this year, Sidh NC, Director, QNA International said, “The MALT congress is not just a conference program but a business experience and a niche community for ideas, content and relationships. This year we are introducing the MALT Excellence Awards to recognize and acknowledge some of the great initiatives and individuals from the Middle East that are making MICE tourism more attractive and creating a great demand for new experiential travel and exotic destinations.”

The awards aim to felicitate not only organizations that have successfully used Meetings, Incentives, Conference, Events (MICE) as a key tool to increase brand awareness, customer and employee engagement but also organizers, planners and buyers of business and luxury travel, who have tailor-made outstanding, creative and innovative programs for their internal/external stakeholders. Organizations and individuals can nominate themselves for the categories as below:

  • Corporate Level
    • Most Innovative Corporate Team Building Program of the year- In the Middle East
    • Best Incentive program in an International Destination
    • Best Incentive program in the Middle East
    • Corporate Event of the Year
    • MICE & Travel Team of the Year
    • Exceptional Association Event of the Year
    • EMC of the Year Award
    • Outstanding Government Sector Event
    • Events Marketing Team of the Year
  • Travel Super Heroes
    • TMC of the Year – Luxury Travel
    • TMC of the Year – MICE
    • TMC of the Year Award
  • Individual Level
    • Elite Luxury Travel Planner
    • Rising Star of the Year Award

More details, submission criteria, and the nomination details are available at: