The number of Indian tourists travelling to the Maldives has increased this year relative to the previous year.
According to the statistics published by MMA, 66,265 tourists travelled to the Maldives from India.
The most number of tourists that visited the Maldives till the month of May 2019 was of Chinese nationality, at a total of 116,282 tourists. The second most frequent was from Italy and India. 71,334 Italian tourists visited the Maldives in this period.
The total number of tourists that visited the country during the first six months of this year was 749,114, which is an 18.4 percent increase relative to the same period from last year.
The number of beds for tourists registered under the Tourism Ministry also saw an increase of 13 percent.