Xiamen Airlines is set to initiate direct flights to the Maldives, as part of a joint initiative by the governments of Maldives and China to boost Chinese tourist visits to the Indian Ocean destination, announced President Mohamed Muizzu on Saturday. President Muizzu, addressing reporters upon his return from his inaugural state visit to China at […]
Maldives expects the number of Chinese visitor arrivals this year to recover to the pre-pandemic level, with an increase of 40% compared with last year, Fathmath Thaufeeq, Managing Director of the Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corp (MMPRC), the national tourism office of the Maldives, has said. In an exclusive interview with the China’s Global […]
Maldives is witnessing a surge in tourism arrivals from China, signalling a significant shift in its tourism landscape. Tourism Minister Dr Abdulla Mausoom predicts that by the end of the year, China will surpass all other countries to become the number one source market for tourism in the Maldives. This year alone, the Maldives has […]
Latest data provided by Maldives Immigration on Wednesday reveals that China secured its position as the primary source of tourist arrivals in the Maldives last month. During July, a total of 145,620 tourists visited the Maldives, indicating a significant 9% increase compared to the same period last year. The figures show that Chinese tourists accounted […]
China’s sudden currency devaluation has rattled stock and financial markets worldwide, but the Asian travel sector appears to weather the economic turbulence well – at least for the time being.