While working remotely has become the new norm, the idea of swapping home offices for some sunshine and sandy beaches are becoming increasingly popular. So it comes as no surprise when Maldives lands the listed of the top 15 countries for digital nomads in 2021. This was revealed by a recent study created by Club Med of the best places and countries around the world to become a digital nomads.
Factors considered by the French travel and tourism operator, Club Med included temperature, cost of living, internet speed and number of activities available in the destination. The top 10 countries in the list were from Asia. The Maldives, with its renowned island setting, came in at fifth position.
Asian cities has also performed well in Club Med’s top 20 places for digital nomads, based on similar criteria as the top country list. Male’, the capital of Maldives, landed at 12th position of the top 20 places for digital nomads.
The new study by Club Med analyzed the following criteria to assess where in the world is the best place for digital nomads:
Maldives reopened borders to the world from 15th July 202o. Since the reopening, the destination has focused on encouraging longer stays for tourists. Several resorts in the country has introduced longer stay offers such as workation (remote working) offers and the island buyout offers ensuring utmost seclusion for guests. While longer hideouts are offered as a sanctuary to wear the storm off, the destination is also targeting to explore vaccine tourism, which will see tourists arriving in Maldives for vaccinations against COVID-19.
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