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Maldives Records 92,103 Tourist Arrivals in January 2021

Maldives tourist arrivals January 202
The Maldives has recorded 92,103 tourist arrivals in January 2021 with a daily average of 2,971 tourist arrivals to the island nation.

The Maldives has recorded 92,103 tourist arrivals in January 2021. According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, the island nation witnessed a daily average of 2,971 tourist arrivals to the island nation.

The figures indicate that tourists spent an average of 9.2 days in the Maldives. In comparison to January 2020, tourist arrivals have decreased by 46.9%. In January 2020, Maldives recorded 173,347 tourist arrivals.

Looking at the leading markets regionally, Europe is the biggest tourist source market. Asia & Pacific ranked in the second place with 21,233 arrivals during the period. 3,840 tourist arrived from the Americas while 2,367 tourists arrived from the middle east. Lastly, 890 tourists arrived from Africa.

Also read: 15 Exciting Maldives Resort Openings in 2021

Country-wise, Russia ranks as Maldives’ leading tourist source market with 20,973 tourist arrivals in January 2021; which is 22.8% of the total market share. Neighbouring India came in at the second place with 19,135 arrivals, a market share of 20.8%.

7,210 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Ukraine. And the Ukraine source market witnessed a whopping growth of 196.2%. Likewise, in the 4th place, the Kazakhstan market also grew by 152.5% with 4,434 tourist arrivals.

Romania ranked as the 5th biggest tourist source market in January 2021. Several Romanian celebrities including Singer INNA and Romanian Model Adelina Pestritu have spent their vacation the Maldives during the month.

The Maldives recorded 3,728 tourist arrivals from France; a decrease of 46.4%. Followed by, 3,390, 2,504, and 1,960 tourists arrived from Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States respectively. Furthermore, Switzerland ranked in the 10th place with 1,958 tourist arrivals.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, 144 resort (and marinas) are currently open in the Maldives. Meanwhile, 11 hotels, 135 guesthouses, and 324 safari vessels remain active as of 31st January 2021. In this year 2021, Maldives targets to welcome 1.5 million tourists. Likewise, the tropical holiday destination concluded 2020 with 555,494 tourist arrivals.

Feature image by Grand Park Kodhipparu, 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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