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Maldives Records Over 57,000 Tourist Arrivals within First 20 Days of 2021

Maldives Arrivals First 20 days 2021
The Maldives has recorded approximately 57,599 tourist arrivals within the first 20 days of 2021 with a daily average of 2,880 arrivals.

The Maldives has recorded over 57,000 tourist arrivals within the first 20 days of this year, 2021. According to statistics from the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, the tropical holiday destination witnessed approximately 57,599 tourist arrivals within the first 20 days of 2021.

The figures indicate, a daily average of 2,880 tourists arrived in the island nation during this period. Furthermore, tourists are spending an average of 9.5 nights in the Maldives. While the country is regaining its numbers, the numbers are still a decrease of 48.7% compared to the first 20 days of 2020.

Russia is still retaining its position as the biggest tourist source market. According to the figures, Maldives recorded 13,880 tourist arrivals from Russia during the first 20 days of 2021. Meanwhile, 10,623 tourists arrived from neighbouring India.

Russians celebrated the Russian Christmas and Russian New Year in the Maldives this January 2021. Meanwhile, several Indian celebrities have taken over social media by storm with their stunning holiday pictures from the Maldives. Notable Indian celebrities that vacationed in the Maldives this month include; Yash, Sara Ali Khan, Raiza Wilson, Nikita Sharma and Lakshmi Manchu.

Also read: 21 Hottest Pictures of Celebs that Visited Maldives in 2020

Ranking in the 3rd position, 5,020 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Ukraine. 3,023, 2,252, 2,242 tourist arrivals were recorded from Kazakhstan, France and Romania, respectively. The island nation witnessed 2,070 arrivals from Germany, ranking the country in 8th place among the top source markets.

1,900 tourists arrived from the United Kingdom, while 1,312 tourists arrived from the United States during the first 20 days of 2021. Switzerland ranks in 10th position with 1,072 arrivals during the period. The UK tightened its borders earlier this month, forcing all arrivals to the country to present a negative PCR test and quarantine.

Maldives aims to welcome 1.5 million tourist arrivals in 2021. The holiday destination achieved tremendous accomplishments in 2020, reaching the goal of welcoming over 500,000 arrivals by concluding the year with 555,399 tourist arrivals. Maldives claimed the title of ‘World’s Leading Destination’ at the World Travel Award 2020 as well.

Feature image by Pullman Maldives Maamutaa 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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