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143,599 Tourist Arrivals in August

The Ministry of Tourism has revealed that 143,599 tourists visited the Maldives in August.
Statistics published by the ministry show that the Maldives has welcomed 755,966 tourists from January 2021 to August 2021. This year, most tourists arrived in August.
The second-most tourist arrivals were seen in March, with 109,585 arrivals.
The number of arrivals in August this year is a significant increase from the same period in 2019. Arrivals in August 2019 amounted to 139,338.
The government is aiming to welcome between 1 million to 1.5 million guests this year. A total of 1.7 million tourists visited the Maldives in 2019 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While 755,966 guests have arrived in the Maldives between January and August this year, 1.1 million guests visited the country within the same duration in 2019.
The Ministry of Finance projects that Maldivian tourism will be restored to the state is was 2019, by 2023.