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News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-maldives-politics-tourism/maldives-tries-to-fight-off-travel-alerts-as-tourists-stay-away-idUSKCN1FY10D
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Tourism accounts for a third of Maldives’ gross domestic product, measured at $3.5 billion in 2017. Ratings agency Moody’s has said it would lower its 2018 growth forecast of 4.5 percent if tourists are deterred for a prolonged period. Calls from ...

News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives, India and China: How deep is Maldives and tourism in trouble?

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178175/maldives-india-china-deep-maldives-tourism-trouble
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

How much is the tourism paradise the Maldives Islands in trouble? While high spending tourists on vacation are enjoying the beautiful beaches, a state of emergency may escalate in severe tension between China and India.Beijing will “take action” if ...

News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives unrest: Tourism industry badly hit

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/World/20180208/3271658.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The ongoing political unrest in the Maldives has virtually destroyed the country's tourism industry with massive cancellations reported by tour groups and airlines. There has been a sharp fall in the tourist inflow since President Abdulla Yameen declared a ...

News Maldives » Tourism: UN Group Says Rule of Law 'Under Siege' in Maldives Crisis

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/un-group-says-rule-of-law-under-siege-in-maldives-crisis/4250531.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Some have urged India to intervene. The tumult comes during the peak tourism season in Maldives, which earned $2.7 billion in 2016 from holidaymakers visiting luxury hotels and scuba diving resorts scattered round the myriad tiny tropical islands and coral ...

News Maldives » Tourism: India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/10/india-china-vie-for-influence-as-crisis-unfolds-in-maldives.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

health care and tourism. China is already the Maldives primary source of tourists, whose spending largely drives the economy, and Beijing is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in an airport expansion, housing development and other projects.

News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives: Is it safe to visit and how will the state of emergency affect tourists?

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/maldives-state-of-emergency-resorts-safe-visit-tourist-impact-hotels-flights-news-updates-a8200136.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The Maldives Ministry of Tourism has declared the country safe for tourists despite the government’s imposition of a 15-day state of emergency. In a statement provided to The Independent by the Maldivian embassy in London, H.E. Mr Ahmed Shiaan ...

News Maldives » Tourism: India and the Maldives Emergency

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/india-and-the-maldives-emergency/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

An Indian Ocean archipelago of 1,192 islands, the Maldives is a tourist paradise. It is a low-lying country that is expected to be among the first in the world to go under water as a result of climate change. While it may take a few more decades for rising ...

News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives Crisis Explained: New Delhi And Beijing Struggle For Influence Over Indian Ocean – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/15022018-maldives-crisis-explained-new-delhi-and-beijing-struggle-for-influence-over-indian-ocean-analysis/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In the past few days, the Maldives have suddenly become the object of international ... Chinese investments started flowing in the islands, notably in regard to tourism and infrastructure. An important contract with an Indian firm to upgrade the capital ...

News Maldives » Tourism: Feature: Maldives in state of emergency following mild unrest

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/10/c_136962944.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

I decided to go back earlier," a Chinese tourist, about to embark on the return flight, told Xinhua. Some decided to return to their home countries earlier, while some others who had booked their trips to the Maldives, canceled the plan after hearing about ...

News Maldives » Tourism: Maldives unrest: Tourism industry badly hit

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/maldives-unrest-tourism-industry-badly-hit-081938745.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Male [Maldives], Feb 8 (ANI): The ongoing political unrest in the Maldives has virtually destroyed the country's tourism industry with massive cancellations reported by tour groups and airlines. There has been a sharp fall in the tourist inflow since ...