According to August 2021 statistics published by the Maldives Immigration, the country has recorded 143,599 tourist arrivals for the month, which surpasses the number of tourists recorded in the same month of 2019 and 2020. Maldives further recorded the greatest number of tourists in August out of the past months in 2021.
Maintaining its first rank as top market to Maldives, 54,094 tourists from India visited the country in August. In second place, Russia recorded 17,069 arrivals. Germany stands in third place followed by the US, Ukraine in the top 5 markets to Maldives.
With direct flight connectivity between Russia and Maldives through Aeroflot and ease of travel guidelines to Maldives, the Russian market plays a significant role in achieving pre-pandemic arrival figures, says Visit Maldives team.
Tourism-related authorities in the Maldives along with industry stakeholders currently aims to make Maldives’ tourism sector as one of the first to emerge as fully-vaccinated, building guest confidence in the safe haven.
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