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Maldives Records Over 2900 Tourist Arrivals in a Single Day

tourist in the Maldives at mercure kooddoo
The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single day since border reopening with over 2900 arrivals.

Tropical island destination, Maldives has recorded over 2900 tourist arrivals in a single day. This is the highest number of tourist arrivals the Maldives has Recorded in a single day since the country reopened its borders.

According to a tweet by the Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, the island archipelago made a new record of daily tourist arrivals on 5th December 2020. Likewise, Minister Mausoom congratulated stakeholders in the tourism industry in his tweet.

Statistics from the Maldives Immigration reveals that the Maldives welcomed approximately 35,759 tourists in November 2020. Furthermore, this figure is an increase of 66% compared to the previous month.

In last month (November 2020), Maldives witnessed an average of 1,192 tourist arrivals daily. And the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single-day during the month was 2,299.

As for the the leading tourist source markets, Russia, India & the United States led the numbers. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom came close to the US in 4th place. Russia maintaines its position as the leading tourist source market since the Maldives reopened its borders. Meanwhile, tourist arrivals from India grew by a staggering 445%.

Also read: Maldives Records 35,759 Tourist Arrivals in November 2020

In addition to the steadily growing numbers, several influential celebrities have chosen the island destination as their holiday getaway. Namely, Indian celebrities including Tiger Shroff, Hina Khan, Disha Patani and Katrina Kaif spent their getaway in the Maldives. For a full of Indian celebrities that visited the Maldives after lockdown, click HERE.

It’s not just Indian celebrities that have visited the Maldives though. Love Island stars including Samira Mighty, Montana Brown, Lucie Donlan, and Luke Mabbot have also chosen the Maldives as their holiday home.

The Maldives has also claimed the title of ‘World’s Leading Destination 2020’ at the 27th World Travel Awards as well. Likewise, resorts in the island archipelago also won globally renowned awards.

Feature image by Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort
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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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