Maldives tourist arrivals exceed 940k by July-end


Tourists arriving in Maldives, Velana International Airport / Photo: Travel Trade Maldives

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives reach a total of 942,444 as of July 30, 2022 according to Ministry of Tourism.

Moreover, the tourist arrivals to the island nation by the review period indicate a 55.2% increase in annual terms, while it was still 4.9% lower than the same period in 2019.

In 2021, tourist arrivals in annual terms as of July 30, stood at 607,052 while in 2019, it was close to hitting the 1 million mark at 990,761.

As for tourist source markets, India remains the strongest with a market share of 14.5% while United Kingdom is second ranked with a share of 11.6% and Russia ranked third with 10.7%.