Tourism in the Maldives continues its success streak in 2021 by welcoming record-breaking tourist arrivals of over 4,800 tourists in a single day. As per the statistics revealed by the Ministry of Tourism, on 14th February 2021, the destination witnessed 4,856 tourist arrivals.
While January saw the arrival of 92,103 tourists, a total of 46,809 tourists have arrived in the Maldives so far in February.
Russia and India remain the leading source markets, with 30,499 and 30,295 arrivals respectively. The following top markets are currently Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Romania, followed by Germany.
Maldives reopened borders to all nationalities from 15th July 2020. All visitors are granted a 30-day free on-arrival visa with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the country.
While there is no mandatory quarantine or testing on arrival, tourists traveling to Maldives are required to complete an online health declaration form and provide a negative PCR test result taken at least 96 hours prior to their departure.
The negative PCR test result must be attached while completing Traveler Health Declaration form, which has to be submitted online via IMUGA (www.imuga.immigration.gov.mv), by all arriving passengers before arrival (but not exceeding 24 hours before arrival time).