Maldives ranks 3rd in the list for solo travelling sports fans

The figures reveal that three destinations in the Indian Ocean have topped the list as the most desirable places to travel for solo sports fans in search of a partner. According to, a website and mobile app that aims to match like-minded travellers, Indonesia secured the top spot with 36% of respondents claiming that they were travelling to the country for sports. Indonesia’s world-class surfing, badminton and traditional martial art pencak silat are thought to be behind the surge in sports visitors. Indonesia’s popularity was closely followed by the Philippines (33%), with luxury paradise islands the Maldives securing the third position with 30% of members claiming this is why they were planning a trip there alone. Read more