Arrivals in June 2022 and 2023
Selected markets Mauritius Maldives Seychelles Sri Lanka
2022 2023 2022 2023* 2022 2023 2022 2023
France 18,674 23,603 2,041 2,289 3,930 3,309 3,567 7,432
Reunion 9,486 16,384 n/a 548 657 n/a
UK 14,132 12,082 13,519 10,405 2,167 1,656 9,257 17,482
South Africa 7,904 8,130 1,034 n/a 816 699 55 232
Germany 6,021 6,380 8,415 7,102 4,241 3,855 3,666 8,013
India 4,078 5,221 16,229 12,736 593 758 6,031 23,461
Saudi Arabia 6,134 3,890 4,777 n/a 484 166 311 1,564
Switzerland 2,756 2,536 2,584 2,535 2,008 1,676 2,207 4,329
Belgium 2,470 2,432 543 n/a 639 422 1,115 2,259
Spain 1,812 2,078 4,604 458 496 1,499 2,751
Italy 1,584 1,933 4,705 5,434 1,563 1,322 650 2,370
Australia 394 1,639 2,413 2,762 59 157 1,974 5,323
Netherlands 1,337 1,229 1,093 n/a 490 473 2,053 6,796
USA 967 1,151 6,743 5,642 834 914 1,469 4,120
China 291 1,004 1,544 31,049 26 275 266 10,062
Canada 695 909 858 n/a 95 115 3,458 5,737
Russia 443 837 19,585 19,583 1,693 3,411 1,918 8,009
Others 14,906 16,394 42,874 56,930 10,480 8,622 7,797 33,099
All countries 94,084 107,832 133,561    156,467 31,124    28,983 47,293    143,039

* up to 02 August 2023

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Tourist Arrivals, January to June 2022 & 2023
Selected markets* Mauritius Maldives Seychelles Sri Lanka
2022 2023 %chg 2022 2023* %chg 2022 2023 %chg 2022 2023 %chg
France 112,120 170,928 52.5  31,875 32,714 2.6  25,631 25,406 (0.9) 25,451 35,020 37.6 
Reunion 25,976 78,824 203.4  n/a 2,308 2,546 10.3  n/a
UK 69,849 75,506 8.1  109,989 90,897 (17.4) 12,589 11,348 (9.9) 58,879 68,304 16.0 
Germany 45,855 60,465 31.9  76,218 73,318 (3.8) 23,026 26,540 15.3  37,108 53,210 43.4 
South Africa 49,926 54,038 8.2  8,396 n/a 4,885 4,782 (2.1) 976 1,514 55.1 
India 19,137 32,743 71.1  136,833 123,151 (10.0) 2,622 4,773 82.0  74,792 139,654 86.7 
Switzerland 11,886 16,646 40.0  21,005 22,453 6.9  8,795 8,202 (6.7) 9,013 14,203 57.6 
Italy 8,438 14,865 76.2  53,785 69,771 29.7  8,882 10,607 19.4  3,855 9,857 155.7 
Saudi Arabia 10,147 13,310 31.2  22,738     1,377 1,269 (7.8) 4,607 4,303 (6.6)
Austria 8,108 10,873 34.1  15,252 n/a 4,701 4,590 (2.4) 3,901 5,129 31.5 
Czech Rep. 8,049 10,650 32.3  11,106 3,203 3,280 2.4  6,168 5,598 (9.2)
Belgium 8,235 10,100 22.6  4,280 2,580 2,424 (6.0) 4,308 5,846 35.7 
UAE 7,306 9,793 34.0  7,085 10,250 10,023 (2.2) 780 1,658 112.6 
Australia 1,859 9,733 423.6  10,984 19,537 77.9  438 906 106.8  16,514 32,221 95.1 
Russia 4,896 8,994 83.7  101,414 128,404 26.6  17,139 23,329 36.1  48,321 118,284 144.8 
Poland 3,621 8,694 140.1  13,822 n/a 4,333 3,395 (21.6) 13,073 7,340 (43.9)
Madagascar 4,213 7,911 87.8  n/a 141 314 122.7  n/a
Spain 4,650 6,595 41.8  20,561 2,090 2,098 0.4  7,118 9,208 29.4 
USA 3,834 6,436 67.9  45,952 44,649 (2.8) 5,073 5,700 12.4  13,154 25,886 96.8 
Netherlands 4,200 6,191 47.4  5,978 n/a 1,900 2,107 10.9  8,329 15,291 83.6 
Denmark 4,742 5,779 21.9  9,568 1,404 1,149 (18.2) 5,751 6,562 14.1 
Sweden 2,759 5,362 94.3  7,090 1,487 1,976 32.9  3,307 4,316 30.5 
Canada 2,784 4,598 65.2  5,895 558 803 43.9  16,475 28,163 70.9 
Romania 3,525 4,195 19.0  6,922 2,644 2,092 (20.9) 2,456 1,852 (24.6)
Slovakia 2,248 3,814 69.7  6,072 1,281 1,849 44.3  1,852 2,506 35.3 
China 885 3,710 319.2  5,017 94,476 1,783.1  146 787 439.0  1,850 29,924 1,517.5 
Hungary 1,551 3,038 95.9  10,405 n/a 3,656 2,340 (36.0) 1,774 1,767 (0.4)
Portugal 2,515 2,931 16.5  7,826 1,223 1,023 (16.4) 1,277 1,901 48.9 
Turkey 2,073 2,896 39.7  6,374 1,029 919 (10.7) 986 1,791 81.6 
Norway 2,577 2,871 11.4  3,772 969 1,109 14.4  4,441 5,668 27.6 
Israel 1,472 2,339 58.9  7,784 7,624 8,711 14.3  5,295 10,891 105.7 
South Korea 291 1,926 561.9  15,662 80 381 376.3  824 3,548 330.6 
Philippines 1,576 1,699 7.8  628 257 348 35.4  1,174 2,306 96.4 
Ukraine 1,528 1,230 (19.5) 9,522 2,902 960 (66.9) 13,840 2,840 (79.5)
Japan 181 743 310.5  2,457 46 157 241.3  1,164 8,425 623.8 
Maldives 33 36 9.1        49 25 (49.0) 9,596 20,195 110.5 
Others 27,595 43,836 58.9  144,505 386,704 167.6  20,093 22,760 13.3  50,261 82,732 64.6 
All markets 470,640 704,298 49.6  946,772 1,086,074 14.7  187,411 201,028 7.3  458,670 767,913 67.4 

* January to 02 August 2023

Top 5 Markets, January – May 2023
Mauritius Maldives Seychelles Sri Lanka
Markets YoY chg Share Markets YoY chg Share Markets YoY chg Share Markets YoY chg Share
France 52.5% 24.3% Russia 26.6% 11.8% Germany 15.3% 13.2% India 86.7% 18.2%
Reunion 203.4% 11.2% India -10.0% 11.3% France -0.9% 12.6% Russia 144.8% 15.4%
UK 8.1% 10.7% China 1783.1% 8.7% Russia 36.1% 11.6% UK 16.0% 8.9%
Germany 31.9% 8.6% UK -17.4% 8.4% UK -9.9% 5.6% Germany 43.4% 6.9%
South Africa 8.2% 7.7% Germany -3.8% 6.8% Italy 19.4% 5.3% France 37.6% 4.6%
Source: Statistics Mauritius Source: Ministry of Tourism Source: National Bureau of Statistics Source: Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

* Up to 02 August 2023 for Maldives