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Prominent Increase in Tourist Arrivals in January 2017

The Ministry of Tourism has published statistics for January 2017, indicating a clear increase in arrivals from China by 23%, and an overall increase of 16% to Maldives Tourism compared to last year.

According to the statistics, a total of 125,336 tourists visited Maldives in January 2017compared to 108,396 in the same month last year, an increase of 16%. The largest share of tourists came from China, which contributed 30,669 tourists, an increase of 23% when compared to the 23,241 tourists from China in January 2016.

The statistics further showed a slight dip of 0.4% from the German market. However, there was a notable increase in English, Italian and Russian tourists.

The average occupancy for January 2017 was 73%.

Source URL: Corporate Maldives

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