Tourism Minister, Abdulla Mausoom has said that the bednights record from the year 2019 is close to be broken.
Taking to Twitter, Minister Mausoom congratulated the tourism industry on achieving ten million bednights this year.
"Congratulations and best wishes to industry partners, sector employees and well wishers on #Maldives achieving #TenMillion tourist bednights for 2021. With this trend, Maldives will surpass 2019 record of 10.7 Miliion tourist bednights by mid Dec." said the Minister in his Tweet.
The bednights figure in 2019 is 1.7 million.
Tourism Ministry had previously estimated that 1 million would be visiting the country his year. With that goal achieved, the government now aims to bring 1.3 tourists.