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Maldives’ Top 10 Tourist Markets for January 2021

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Tourist source markets to Maldives that were leading the figures in January 2021, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

Wondering which were Maldives’ top 10 tourist source markets for January 2021? The holiday destination recorded 92,103 tourist arrivals in January 2021. And according to the figures, 22.8% of these arrivals came from Russia. Closely tied with Russia, 20.8% of the 92,103 tourists came from India in January 2021. Here are Maldives’ top 10 tourist source markets in January 2021.

1. Russia

The leading tourist source market in January 2021 was Russia. A total of 20,973 tourists visited the Maldives from Russia, ranking the country as the leading tourist source market. Furthermore, compared to January 2020, tourists arrivals from Russia increased by 67.4%.

2. India

The Maldives recorded 19,135 tourist arrivals from India. By the end of 2020, 62,960 tourists visited the Maldives from India. Hence, making India the leading tourist market in 2020. Compared to January 2020, tourists arrivals from India grew by 38.2%.

Several Indian celebrities have also spent their vacation in the Maldives in January 2021. Sara Ali Khan, Yash, Lakshmi Manchu, Nikita Sharma, Raiza Wilson and many more spent their getaway in the sunny side of life during the month.

3. Ukraine

Tourist arrivals from Ukraine grew by a whopping 196.2% in January 2021 (compared to the same period last year). Moreover, the Maldives witnessed a total of 7,210 tourist arrivals from Ukraine.

4. Kazakhstan

Another growing market, 4,434 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Kazakhstan. Likewise, with a market share of 4.8%, tourists arrivals from Kazakhstan grew by 152.5%.

5. Romania

3,921 tourists arrived in the Maldives from Romania in January 2021. The Maldives has become a popular destination with Romanians within the past few months. Likewise, arrivals from Romania grew by 93.5% in January 2021. Several Romanian celebs including; INNA, Adelina Pestritu and also Bianca Dragusanu spent their vacation in the Maldives.

6. France: 3,728 arrivals with a market share of 4.0%.

7. Germany: Arrivals decreased by 65.6 compared to January 2020. However, 3,390 tourists arrived from Germany (including Dieter Bohlen!).

8. United Kingdom: 2,504 tourist arrivals in January 2021.

9. United States: Recorded 1,960 arrivals — a decrease of 61.2%.

10. Switzerland: 1,958 tourist arrivals.

The Maldives aims to welcome 1.5 million tourists in 2021. The holiday destination witnessed a total of 555,494 arrivals in 2020. Region-wise, Europe contributed to the highest number of arrivals in 2020 and also so far in 2021.

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Celebrate Easter at Bandos Maldives: Fun for All Ages!

Bandos Maldives announces its Easter Eggstravaganza.

Are you ready for an exciting Easter at Bandos Maldives on March 30th? This Easter, Bandos Maldives is set to bring unforgettable experiences for guests of all ages. The resort will feature an array of exciting activities to bring joy to the holiday festivities!

Eggstaravagant Activities at Bandos this Easter

Step into Kokko Club Playground for a world of fun at the Mini Carnival. Enjoy to your heart’s content and test your luck and skill at the Blackout Bingo Bonanza. Dab your way to your victory, and test out just how good your skills are!

Additionally, Bandos Maldives also brings a little something for those with a creative spirit. The Easter Art painting sessions are the perfect way for artists to paint their way into the spring season. For adventure seekers, Bandos is bringing a thrilling Bunny Trail Adventure. Join the epic Bunny Hint challenge and locate all the hidden bunnies lurking around the Kokko club.

These extraordinary experiences are perfect for families looking for an exciting Easter at Bandos. Not only is the resort the perfect place to make memories to last a lifetime, but Bandos is also easily accessible to guests who have not made Easter plans yet. Located just a few minutes away from the Airport, Bandos provides the perfect island hospitality to its guests. Pack your bags, get Easter ready and hop on to an adventure at Kokko Club!

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