Dubai records over 8m overnight visitors in H1

Dubai records over 8m overnight visitors in H1

The deparetment of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) affirm the foundational strength and sustained acceleration of the emirates tourism sector. As it stayed the course of its impressive growth trajectory from January this year. Under scoring the expanding appeal of Dubai as a global tourism destination of choice. Dubai records over 8m overnight visitors in H1.

All of Dubai top 20 inbound visitor source markets saw positive or near stable year-on year performances in H1 2017. With five of the top 10 delivering standout double digit growth.

Dubai records over 8m overnight visitors in H1

A record of total 8.06 million international overnight tourists arrived in Dubai. During the first six months of 2017. The strategic impetus of recent regulatory changes granting citizens from China and Russia. Free visa on arrival access to the UAE was evident in the continued growth peaks. Being delivered from these markets as they topped the charts.

The continuous expansion and enhancement of Dubai infrastructure, tourism proposition backed by the strength of our industry stakeholders across government and private sectors. The goal now is to ensure that the city builds on this positive trajectory through not just the remainder of 2017. But also further to get us closer to our tourism vision 2020 target of 20 million annual tourist arrivals.

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