The number of Russians in Maldives has increased by 4.7%
According to statistics, published by the Ministry of Tourism of the Maldives, the number of Russian tourists visiting the country in 2016 increased by 4.7% - from 44.3 thousand in 2015 to 46.5 thousand in the past year. The total number of tourists in Maldives has increased by 4.1%. The leaders are guests from China - 324.3 thousand, on the second place is Germany and Britain together - 106.4 thousand and on the third place with 101.8 thousand is Russia. In the first half of the last year there was a slight decrease in the number of tourists from Russia - obviously because of the economic crisis in the country - but in September, it is noted a significant growth of the tourist traffic.