Russia is the leading source market for Maldives
Posted on: 8/1/2021, 7:18:20 AM
World Travel Awards has chosen the Maldives as the World's Leading Destination for 2020. Since reopening its borders in July 2020, the island nation has received numerous awards and recognition. The island archipelago has drawn visitors from all over the world. Russia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Maldives.
From 2020, Russia is expected to be the Maldives' largest source market for tourist arrivals. Maldives registered 140,824 arrivals from Russia between January 1st and July 28th, 2021. This represents a 385.7 percent increase over the same period in 2019. (pre-pandemic) Russia accounts for 23.5 percent of this total and will be critical in helping the country reach its goal of 1.5 million tourists this year.