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News headlines

03 . December . 2013
Performance appraisal of 2012s award ceremony (press statement)

25 . November . 2013
Maldives Reaches One Million Tourists (press statement)

31 . October . 2013
Amendment to the RFP Dh. Kudahuvadhoo

31 . October . 2013
Amendment to the RFP N.Maafaru


Latest Documents

Maldives Visitor Survey Report 2013

Tourism Year Book 2013

Fourth Tourism Masterplan


Mission, Vision & Purpose of Tourism Department


To develop tourism at a national level, and carry out long-term planning, development, monitoring, and regulatory functions to ensure a sustainable tourism industry for the benefit of the people of the Maldives.


The Vision of the Ministry of Tourism is for the Maldives to be the best example of sustainable tourism development - a nation with an economically profitable tourism industry in harmony with its natural environment, cultural resources, and the values of its people.


Improve the quality of life of the Maldivian people by optimizing and balancing the economic, environmental, and socio-cultural benefits of tourism, with equitable distribution of these benefits to the society, while minimising the possible negative impacts of tourism.