The Maldives welcomes more than 560,000 tourists as of 27 April
The United Kingdom topped the source market list with 73,107 annual arrivals
According to the Ministry of Tourism, arrivals to the Maldives have reached 560,996 as of 27 April. This indicates a 47.1 percent increment in arrivals compared to the same period last year.
The United Kingdom topped the source market list with 73,107 annual arrivals, accounting for 13 percent of total arrivals in the Maldives. Coming in second is India with 65,412, which accounted for 11.7 percent of the market share.
Russia, which previously ranked first, slipped to third with 56,162 arrivals, contributing 10 percent of the total market share. Germany and Italy came in fourth and fifth with 49,510 (8.8 percent) and 40,238 (7.2 percent), respectively.
Moreover, there are now 973 operational tourist facilities across the Maldives. These include more than 160 resorts, over 650 hotels, and guesthouses, and approximately 150 safari vessels. Per the data provided, there are currently 54,662 beds ready to be occupied by travellers.
The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has stated that the Maldives’ stand at the WTM Latin America saw over 1,500 visitors, according to Raajje.mv.
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The organisation’s goal was to promote the Maldives as the ultimate vacation destination, providing safety and unique experiences for tourists from Latin America.
MMPRC also participated in BIT Milan, which was held in Italy from 10 to 12 April.
The event brings together potential investors, corporate travel decision-makers, tour operators, and travel brokers, as well as VIP clients from the hospitality, leisure, and travel industries. It provides the ideal setting for industry partners from around the world to build alliances and partnerships, as well as promote their brands and introduce new goods to a select audience of travelers eager for new ideas and prospects for their next vacation.
Last year MMPRC conducted 260 marketing activities in 22 different global markets, including fairs, roadshows, familiarisation tours, interviews, and webinars, reported Maldives Insider.
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