As an overview, the author drew some major market trends in the Asia Pacific hospitality sector with the recent flourish of tourism inflow in the region. The major reasons behind this boom as explained by her, is the increase in household income and the rise of the middle class. Also, this trend is mainly lead […]
Visitor arrivals and major indicators Maldives has been maintaining its position as one of the most attractive holiday destinations in 2016 with an average arrival growth rate of 1.7% for inbound international tourists in the first half of the year 2016. The year began with a strong performance with a growth rate of 11.7% on […]
According to the statistics by the Ministry of Tourism Maldives, the year 2016 began with promising performance as international tourist arrivals totaled 344,166 at the end of quarter one. This is an increase of 4.3% compared to the arrivals in the 1st quarter 2015. However, the rest of the key indicators depicted a decreasing trend […]
The year 2015 was an impressive year for the global tourism industry with a 4.4% growth in international tourist arrivals according to UNWTO World Tourism.