The Maldives attracted over 89,000 tourists in July, a 59% increase from May, according to data supplied by the tourism ministry.
According to July figures, the country saw 89,703 tourist visitors, with an average daily arrival of 3,204, an increase from 56,166 in June.
The most recent tourism ministry data show that 600,252 tourists visited the Maldives between January 1 and July 28. The number of visitor arrivals is up by 8% from the 555,494 tourists who visited the Maldives in 2020.
The Maldives received 140,824 travelers from Russia this year, making the country the leading source of tourist visits. With 99,643 visitors this year, India is the second-largest source of tourist arrivals to the Maldives.
According to the tourism ministry, travelers spend an average of nine days in the Maldives.
Currently, Maldives has 47,482 beds in 731 operating tourism establishments. The island nation initially set a target of one million visitor arrivals this year but increased it to 1.5 million after launching its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.