NewsJanuary 15, 2022

Over 55,000 Tourist Arrivals Recorded in January 2022 So Far

Maldives has recorded a total of 55,055 tourist arrivals from 1st – 12th January 2022.

During the ongoing month of January, an average of 4,588 daily arrivals are being maintained, with their stay period recorded at an average of 9 days. January 2022 arrivals also see a significant increase of 52.9% compared to that of the same period in January 2021.


Russia is currently dominating the top market for Maldives tourism contributing a 20% to the total tourist arrivals so far. Italy follows at second contributing 7.8% and third comes United Kingdom contributing 5.6%. Other top markets include India, Germany, Ukraine, United States, France, Saudi Arabia and Austria.

Although India was the top market for Maldives tourism during 2021, currently the country ranks 4th place this year due to the travel restrictions with increasing COVID-19 cases across the globe.

This year, Maldives is also getting ready to celebrate an exceptional year, marking 50 years – the Golden Jubilee celebration of tourism in the Maldives.