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Top 10 Tourist Markets Since Border Reopening—As of 4th November

top 10 tourist markets to the Maldives
According to the Ministry of Tourism, Russia, United Kingdom, and United Arab Emirates are the top 3 leading tourist markets to the Maldives.

The Maldives has recorded 44,365 tourist arrivals since the border reopening, as of 4th November 2020. So, which are the leading tourist source markets right now? According to the Ministry of Tourism, Russia retained its position as the leading tourist market to the Maldives. However, the United Kingdom has taken the spot as the 2nd leading tourist source market with a share of 8.6%.

Among the top 10 tourist markets, Russia retained its position as the leading tourist market to the Maldives since the border reopening with 9,519 tourist arrivals and a share of 21.5%. Secondly, 3,817 tourists arrived in the Maldives from the United Kingdom, as of 4th November 2020. Statistics from the Ministry of Tourism positioned the United Arab Emirates as the third-biggest tourist market to the island nation with 3,683 arrivals.

3,484 tourists arrived in the Maldives from the United States, which holds a share of 7.9% of the total arrivals. In addition to that, neighbouring India came in at 5th Place bringing 2,345 tourists. India is one of the key focus markets in the recovery of the Maldives’ tourism industry.

Followed by India, Germany ranked at the 6th place with 2,099 tourist arrivals. And that’s with a share of 4.7%. 1,773, 1,738, and 1,716 tourists arrived in the Maldives from France, Ukraine, and Spain Respectively. Lastly, Brazil came in at 10th place among the leading tourist markets with 1,288 tourist arrivals to the Maldives.

The island nation also recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals per day this month. On 1st November 2020, 1,590 tourists arrived in the Maldives. The same day, Velana International Airport has also witnessed a record number of flight movements since the border reopening. Likewise, from 1st November 2020 to 4th November 2020, 3,983 tourists have arrived in the holiday destination.

Also read: Maldives Records 21,515 Tourist Arrivals in October 2020

In October 2020, the Maldives recorded 21,515 tourist arrivals. The island archipelago opened its borders to all international travellers with no restrictions on 15th July 2020. Before the Maldives closed its borders, 382,760 tourists arrived in the destination. And despite the global circumstances, tourist arrivals to the Maldives are growing at a steady pace.

Feature image by Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa
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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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