Maldives Tourist arrivals reached 900,000
Posted on: 10/11/2021, 11:11:17 AM
By the 9th of October 2021, tourist arrivals in the Maldives had topped 900,000. Between January 1st and October 9th, 2021, the country had 905,817 visitors, according to the Ministry of Tourism. In October, compared to the same month the previous year, arrivals surged by 564.8 percent. According to the ministry's estimates, daily average arrivals are currently at 3,212.
In August, the Maldives received the highest number of visitors, with 143,599. India now has the largest market share. Russia, which was formerly in first place, is now in second place. Since the reopening of the borders in 2020, India and Russia have become the top markets. Germany, the United States, and Saudi Arabia are among the other top individual markets. This year's tourist arrivals have already surpassed the number for 2020. There is renewed optimism that the country can meet its goal of 1.5 million tourists by 2021.