NewsSeptember 10, 2020

Maldives-India Discuss Ways to Increase Indian Tourist Arrivals to Maldives

Tourism Minister, Dr.Abdulla Mausoom meets with the High Commissioner of India to Maldives, H.E. Sunjay Sudhir to discuss the ways to increase Indian tourist arrival to the Maldives.

During the meeting held at Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Minister and High commissioner discussed about the importance of Indian tourist market to the Maldives and ways to increase Indian tourist arrival to the Maldives.

Moreover, networking between Indian investors and Maldivian SMEs and human resource development for the tourism sector were discussed during the meeting.

India is one of the key international tourist market to the Maldives. Earlier in August, Maldives and India agreed to establish an Air Bubble between the 2 countries. This is the first Air Bubble established in South Asia. The flights are arranged in a safe corridor provided by the local authorities where the tourists can travel straight to their respective resorts from the airport without any hassle, in absence of quarantine restrictions. Increase in number of flights between Maldives and India will increase the tourist arrival to the Maldives.