Tourism

30,000 tourist visits this month so far, over 161,000 tourists this year so far

Over 30,000 tourists have visited the Maldives this February so far.

Statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism show 29,591 tourists visiting the Maldives as of 10 February 2021. And with the arrival figures of yesterday, total tourist arrivals this month is above 30,000.

The Tourism Ministry said that an average of 2,959 tourists are visiting the Maldives and are having an average stay of eight nights.

So far, a total of 121,694 tourists have visited he Maldives this year with the highest number of tourists visiting from Russia with 27,041 tourists that accounts for 22 percent. The second highest number of tourists visited from India.

Ministry statistics show 8 international airlines with scheduled flights to the country.

Tourism Ministry has set a goal of having 1.5 tourist visits this year after last year’s 555,494 tourists after the borders were reopened on 15 July 2020.