Maldives recorded the highest single-day spike in tourist arrivals since it reopened its borders on Sunday with over 4,800 arrivals.
Records released by Tourism Ministry show 4,856 tourists visited Maldives on Sunday, February 15.
The previous highest single-day spike in tourist arrivals was recorded on February 12 with 4,809 arrivals, following 4,480 arrivals on February 13.
TOP SOURCE MARKET FOR TOURIST ARRIVALS IN 2021:
Germany, France, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Czech Republic are also among top 10 source markets for tourist arrivals to Maldives this year.
Maldives has recorded 138,912 tourist arrivals so far this year, and an average of 3,000 tourist arrivals per day.
The country currently has 641 tourist facilities (43,976 beds) in operation.
Maldives is open to all tourists, provided they have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken maximum 96 hours before departure from their original destination.
Tourists are issued 30-day visa upon arrival.
Tourist Ministry expects to receive 1.5 million tourist arrivals this year.