The proposed state budget for 2024 indicates that while European arrivals are likely to decrease, the number of tourists visiting the Maldives from other markets, including China, is set to rise, with an anticipated total of over 2 million tourist arrivals next year. On Tuesday, the finance ministry submitted a budget of MVR 49.5 billion […]
The Ministry of Finance predicts an 8.3% increase in tourist arrivals to the Maldives in 2024, according to the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy Report 2024-2026. In 2022, the Maldives witnessed a more rapid recovery than projected, with an initial estimate of 1.63 million tourists and 10.4 million bed nights. However, the actual figures exceeded expectations, as […]
Tourist arrivals register a year-on-year growth of 10.6 per cent, despite a decline in arrivals from China, according to latest figures published by the Ministry of Tourism. May 2018 recorded a total arrival of 92,913, bringing the total number of tourist arrivals this year to 632, 729. Europe was the biggest market during the period, […]
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.
The number of tourist arrivals reached 1,204,857 in 2014, marginally surpassing the tourism ministry’s target of 1.2 million visitors during the year.