On February 3, the Maldives experienced a significant boost in its tourism sector, with nearly nine thousand tourists arriving on the islands, marking the highest number of tourist arrivals in a single day this year. The total count for the day stood at 8,900, showcasing a notable increase in the attraction of the Maldives as a premier holiday destination.
Following this record, the next highest single-day tourist arrival figure for the year was recorded on February 8, with 8,032 visitors. Prior to this, the third-highest influx of tourists in a single day occurred on January 13, with 7,703 tourists arriving in the Maldives.
China has emerged as the leading source of tourist arrivals in the Maldives for the year, contributing 28,304 visitors so far. Italy followed as the second-largest contributor, with 23,749 tourists, while Russia ranked third, bringing in 21,399 tourists to the islands.
In total, the Maldives has welcomed 236,730 tourists this year, indicating a robust recovery and growth in the tourism sector. This trend demonstrates the Maldives’ enduring appeal as a top travel destination, renowned for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and luxury resorts.