Indians flock to the Maldives to escape coronavirus pandemic, lured by good deals and easy entry requirements

Published Apr 07 2021 at 10:00 AM GMT
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  • Indians are jetting off to the Maldives in ever greater numbers to escape the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Visitors from the South Asian nation to the sandy paradise known for its clear water and white beaches jumped 50 per cent to just over 44,000 in the first two months of the year versus 2020, figures from the island nation’s ministry of tourism show.
  • Tourists from India also made up 23.3 per cent of the total in the two months, the most from any single country.
  • Arrivals from China, Japan and South….




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  • Published Apr 7, 2021 10:00 AM GMT