Maldives has recorded a total of 6,955 tourist arrivals on 18th December 2021 marking the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single day since the border reopening in July of last year.
According to the latest figures published by the Ministry of Tourism, a total of 92,060 tourist arrivals has also been recorded from 1st – 18th December 2021. A daily average of 5,114 arrivals are being maintained this December with an average duration of 7 nights stay.
December’s arrivals so far sees an increase of 99.3% in comparison to the same period of 2020, and a 2.4% increase from the arrivals recorded in the same period in 2019.
India continues to remain as the top market for Maldives tourism currently dominating 22.6% of the market share. Russia follows closely at second contributing 17.0% and third comes Germany contributing 7.1%. Other top markets include U.K, U.S.A, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Ukraine, France and Switzerland.
With the total number of arrivals to Maldives reaching 1,249,713 so far, the destination is hopeful to achieving the yearly target arrivals of 1.3 million tourists.