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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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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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