Maldives sees 1.4 mln tourist arrivals in 2018

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Minister of Tourism, Mr. Ali Waheed has revealed that the total number of tourist arrivals to the Maldives in 2018 reached over 1.4 million.

Speaking during a press conference held at the Ministry of Tourism, Minister Waheed noted that the tourism sector of the country saw a growth of 6.8 percent. By the end of the past year, the number of tourist beds in the country had reached over 44,800 beds.

“Support of all individuals and establishments working in the tourism industry was essential for this achievement. We all are working together for the same goal,” Minister Waheed said.

Statistics published by the Ministry show that in 2017, total tourist arrivals stood at 1.3 million.


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