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New Record Number of Tourist Arrivals on a Single-Day Since Border Reopening

A tourist in maldives at taj exotica holidaying
The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single-day since the border reopening, with over 1000 arrivals.

The Maldives has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals on a single-day since the border reopening, with over a thousand arrivals on 2nd October 2020. According to a tweet by the Ministry of tourism, the arrival numbers increase hope for the recovery of the Maldives tourism industry.

The latest statistics from the Maldives Immigration reveal that the island archipelago has welcomed over 18,867 arrivals since the border reopening. Furthermore, the Maldives welcomed 9,538 tourist arrivals in the month of September alone. According to the figures, Russia led the arrival figures for September 2020 with over 2000 arrivals. Followed by, the United Arab Emirates was the second-highest performing tourist market with 1029 arrivals. Arrivals from Russia has increased by 338% in the month of September.

Meanwhile, the average number of tourist arrivals per day has increased by 45.90% in September 2020 with an average of 318 arrivals. In August, the average number of tourist arrivals stood at 218 arrivals per day. Furthermore, figures indicate 696 tourists arrived on a single day in September 2020. And also 97 tourist arrivals were the lowest recorded figure on a single day in the month.

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has hosted various activities to promote the destination. Furthermore, MMPRC has planned various promotional activities for the remaining months of the year as well. In addition to that, privately-owned Resort Life Travel has also been running various campaigns to promote the island nation. The company has recently kicked off ‘Project FOMO’. A viral marketing campaign focused on bouncing back from the loss COVID-19 has taken on the Maldivian economy.

Also read: Maldives Records 9,538 Tourist Arrivals in September 2020

The Island nation has also introduced a border miles program for travelers. The loyalty program, initiated by the Maldives Immigration is the first-of-its-kind program developed in the entire world. Maldives Immigration believes the program will take the tourism sector of Maldives to peak in the foreseeable future.

Feature image by Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
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Indulge in Delightful Easter Flavors at Kuda Villingili Maldives

Kuda Villingili welcomes travellers to join in for a special Easter celebration of joy, hope and new beginnings at the resort!

With this year’s theme of ‘Rekindling Roots’, Kuda Villingili Maldives invites guests to strengthen family ties and embark on a journey of self-discovery.

Festive Activities

The festivities will commence on Mach 27th with a special Easter soiree at the Raalhu Bar. Here, guests are welcome to enjoy tailored cocktails and canapes, while enjoying the beautiful sunset. From here on, guests will go on a ‘Spice Journey’, where a four-course set menu will take your breath away. Showcasing unique spices and flavours with live music will create the perfect tone for an unforgettable Easter celebration.

On the 28th of March, guests are welcome to indulge in Maldivian and International buffet Dinner at the Restaurant. And on March 29th, delectable flavours and traditional dishes wait on a journey to the East. On March 30th, experience a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian vibrancy with a tantalizing dinner at Mar-Umi.

On March 31st, the Easter Gala Dinner will take place at The Restaurant. The feast features gourmet delights and signature cocktails. The celebrations continue into the next day with a Surf & Turf BBQ dinner, with live music. Wine lovers are welcome to join the Wine Library Dinner on April 2nd and enjoy an exclusive selection of wines served in the cosy atmosphere of the library.

In addition to these culinary delights, Kuda Villingili also offers an array of activities. Guests can enjoy everything from nurturing and well-being at the spa to exciting sports. Kids are also welcome to enjoy experiences designed to create cherished memories this Easter at the Kuda Fiyo Kids’ Club.

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