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Maldives Records 21,515 Tourist Arrivals in October 2020

Tourists Holidaying in the Maldives
The Maldives has recorded 21,515 tourist arrivals in October 2020 with a daily average of 694 tourist arrivals to the island archipelago.

The Maldives has recorded 21,515 tourist arrivals in October 2020. According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, the island nation saw a daily average of 694 tourist arrivals in the Month. Additionally, the ministry reported tourists spent an average of 9.6 nights during their stay.

From 1st November to 4th November 2020, Maldives recorded 3,983 tourist arrivals. Likewise, on 1st November, the island nation saw the highest number of tourism arrivals since the border reopening. A total of 1,590 tourists arrived in the island nation on 1st November 2020. 

A total of 44,365 tourist arrivals to the Maldives has been recorded from 15th July 2020 to 4th November 2020. The country opened its borders to all international visitors on 15th July 2020. Before the Maldives closed its borders, 382,760 tourists spent their holidays in the ‘sunny side of life’. So, as of 4th November 2020, Maldives has recorded 427,212 tourist arrivals.

On 1st November 2020, Velana International Airport has also witnessed a record number of flight movements per single-day. According to the Maldives Airports Company (MACL), this is the highest number of flight movements since the Maldives reopened its borders. The airport witnessed 69 runway movements. Meanwhile, there were 227 seaplane movements. 

Since the border reopening after the global COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, several international airlines have resumed operations to the Maldives. This includes; Aeroflot, Air India, British Airways, Edelweiss, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Indigo, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways and more. In addition to those airlines, Air Seychelles, Silk Air, Azur and other airlines have also announced to start operations to the holiday destination.

Also read: New Tourist Arrivals Record on a Single-Day Since Border Reopening

The Maldives’ October 2020’s tourist arrivals remain 84.8% less compared to October 2019. However, tourists visiting the island nation keeps growing at a steady pace. Likewise, the Maldives aims to reach a total of 500,000 tourist arrivals by the end of 2020.

Feature image by Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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