Tourist arrivals to Maldives as of 23 September 2021 reached a total of 843,552 as reported by the Ministry of Tourism.
Furthermore, the total tourist arrivals from 01 to 22 September exclusively reached 87,586 which is a 10.4% increment in comparison with the same period in 2019 where the total stood at 85,382.
Meanwhile, the arrival total from 01 to 22 September in 2021 observed a significant 1,329.6% improvement in comparison with the corresponding period of 2020 where the total was only at 6,969.
As for the source markets, India maintains top spot with an arrival total of 191,824 so far which is 22.7% of the arrival total to Maldives and Russia ranked at second spot with an arrival total of 168,221 so far, which is 19.9% of the total arrivals.
Other major source markets to Maldives include Germany at third spot with an arrival total of 51,031, USA with an arrival total of 34,145 so far and the arrival total of Saudi Arabia stood at 29,148 while Ukraine is at sixth spot with an arrival total of 28,054.