NewsJune 4, 2022

Over 699,468 Tourist Arrivals Recorded So Far This Year

Maldives has recorded a total of 699,468 tourist arrivals from 1st January to 31st May 2022. 

During the month of May 2022, an average of 4,089 daily arrivals were maintained, with their stay period recorded at an average of 8.2 days. From 1st May to 31st May, a total of 122,668 tourist arrivals were recorded. This is a 93.4% increase compared to the previous year. 


India is currently dominating the top market for Maldives tourism contributing a 14% to the total tourist arrivals so far. United Kingdom follows at second contributing 12.5% and third comes Russia contributing 9.5%. Other top markets include Germany, Italy, USA, France, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia and Austria.

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