Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The Maldives Reports Impressive Rise in UK Visitor Numbers.

Latest figures from the Maldives show that the destination saw an 11.2 per cent increase in the number of UK travellers who visited in the first six months of 2018, when compared with the same period in 2017.

In total, 57,535 UK tourists arrived in the Maldives from January – June 2018, compared with 51,737 in 2017.

June itself also welcomed a 6.2% growth in the number of UK tourist arrivals, when compared with the same month in 2017. Overall, 6,459 travellers from the UK visited the Maldives in June 2018, compared with 6,081 in June 2017, accounting for 6.9% of all tourist arrivals to the Maldives and therefore representing the third largest inbound market for arrivals globally, after China (17.5%) and Germany (8%), respectively.

With regards to total worldwide arrivals, 93,786 travellers visited the Maldives in June 2018 and this represents an increase of 10% when compared with June 2017, which welcomed 85,222. The first six months of 2018 have seen 726,515 global tourists visit the Maldives, an increase of 10.5% when compared with the same period of last year.




Full story at Nitravel News.

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