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Maldives Records 5,275 Tourist Arrivals in a Single Day

Maldives 5,275 Tourist Arrivals
The Maldives recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals in a single day this year with 5,275 tourist arrivals on 26th March 2021.

The Maldives recorded 5,275 tourist arrivals in a single day. This is the highest number of tourist arrivals the island nation recorded in a single day this year.

Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism announced that the tropical holiday destination witnessed 5,275 tourist arrivals on 26th March 2021. The ministry congratulated the travel and tourism industry partners and ‘especially the employees’. Likewise, the tourism ministry thanked tourists for believing in the Maldives.

According to the latest statistical update from the Ministry of Tourism, Maldives has recorded over 269,000 tourist arrivals by 25th March 2021. The ministry revealed that tourists spent an average of 8.9 days in the island archipelago.

As of 24th March 2021, Maldives recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals from India and Russia. 65,059 tourists arrived from India while 58,679 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Russia. Some of the most influential Indian celebrities have spent their getaway in the Maldives this month as well.

Since the country reopened its borders in July 2020, Maldives remains a favourite among Indian celebrities. In addition to that, over the past few months, several Russian celebrities have chosen to spend their holiday in the Maldives.

Also read: Indians Dominate Maldives’ Tourist Arrival Figures

Other leading individual tourist source markets include; Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Germany, Romania, Czech Republic, France, the United States and Switzerland. From 1st January 2021 to 24th March 2021, tourist arrivals from Kazakhstan increased by 330.9% compared to the same period last year. In addition to that, tourist arrivals from Ukraine increased by 271.4% as well.

The Maldives is working on further strengthening its tourism industry with several ongoing projects. And with the COVID-19 vaccination drive and other initiatives, the tourism industry of the Maldives is steadily recovering. Furthermore, the country is being promoted in several markets.

The island archipelago aims to welcome 1.5 million tourists in 2021. Additionally, the Tourism Ministry forecasts that the Maldives will record more than 10 million bed nights this year.

Feature image by W Maldives

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Easter at SAii Lagoon and Hard Rock: Festivities and Events

Easter is the perfect time to jet off for a memorable family holiday before the summer rush floods in.

This Easter is especially lined up of festivities and events at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton at CROSSROADS Maldives!

Kid-friendly, Teen Approved, Roxity Kids Club & Teen Spirit Club

Who says grown-ups get to have all the fun? This Easter, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is bringing adult-free zone for kids to enjoy. Kids get to stat the day with the Bunny Dance Fitness session at the pool Deck. Groove to the rhythm and get energised for the day ahead!

Join the Sundown Ritual again the perfect tropical sunset and backdrop! Indulge in a Mexican dinner at The Elephant and The Butterfly, accompanies by live band performances, that will set the stage on fire. For the family-favourite, the resort is bringing back Easter Pool Party. It is a must try on the list, where you can make a splash and enjoy the beats of the Bunny DJ I-MAN. Little ones can enjoy with Roxity Mini Fun Fair, Easter Bunny Cookie Making, and the Roxity Easter Egg Hunting.

Thrill-seekers can join the Easter Limbo Challenger at the Pool Deck. You can also try out hand at the Bunny Silk Climbing Aerial Class at The Stage.

Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Beach Club and Camp’s SAiissational Easter Line-Up

Celebrate this Easter with a touch of heartfelt Cham at SAii Lagoon Maldives. You can start you day with a snorkelling house reef tour. With this tour you can explore the vibrant underwater world of The Maldives. You can also join for Aqua Zumba and Water Polo at the Beach Club Pool. Unwind with a cocktail-making competition and pool volleyball. This activities are perfect for guests of all ages to enjoy some fun in the sun.

For the aspiring culinary artists, SAii Master Chef competition sets the perfect stage. Here aspiring chefs get to showcase their culinary skills and win fantastic awards. As the day winds dow, indulge in the Easter Dinner Buffet at Terra and Mar, offering a delightful dining experience with live music. With its relaxed atmosphere and genuine hospitality, Easter at SAii Lagoon Maldives promises a truly SAiiSational experience. Here, every moment is a chance to reach out to the blue and embrace the beauty of the island.

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