MALE, April 13 (Xinhua) — Monthly tourism arrivals have been on the rise in the Maldives, with over 330,000 tourists visiting the country between January and March, local media citing the Ministry of Tourism reported here Tuesday.
Data from the Ministry of Tourism showed that 109,585 tourists arrived in March, up from 96,882 tourist arrivals in February, and 92,103 tourist arrivals in January. A further 35,358 tourists have arrived in the country in the first 10 days of April.
The daily average for tourism arrivals has gradually risen every month from 2,971 in January, to 3,460 in February, and 3,535 in March. Twenty-three percent of the tourists came from India while 21 percent came from Russia.
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