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  • SATA Announces the Winners of 2017 at Equator Village, Addu City
    27th October 2017
    The prestigious South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) has announced the winners of 2017 in a historic and eventful Gala held at Equator Village, Addu City.


    On a night of high drama, the host country, Maldives received awards for Leading Honeymoon, Leading Diving, Leading Beach and Leading Cruising Destination Awards.


    While India bagged Leading Heritage, Leading MICE Destinations, while Sri Lanka surprised the delegates with Leading Surfing Designations. Nepal took the robust Leading Adventure Destination.


    This Year’s Leading International Airline and Leading Airline class were both won by Sri Lankan Airline while the Leading New International Airline was won by Himalaya Airlines. Spice Jet earned the Leading Low cost carrier award with a huge applause from the delegates.


    The Leading International Airport was won by Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India while the Leafing Airport lounge was won by Leeli Lounge, Velana International Airport, Maldives.


    SATA GALA and Awards being telecasted and webcasted Live was being watched by thousand worldwide with media coverage from multiple nationalities and international news agencies.


    SATA announced the winners of over 40 categories from over 400 nominations. Gold Winners received the South Asia Awards while the Silver was given to the winners of the respective region.


    Before the end of the night, SATA President Mr Ismail Hameed announced that the 2018 edition of SATA would be held at India.


    The night ended with the Cultural a cultural music show under the starry skies the exotic Equator Village, Addu City, Maldives.



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