UAE Capture Tourists Interest Increment in The Last Past Year

UAE Capture Tourists Interest Increment in The Last Past Year. The UAE has seen a 5 percent increase in travelers seeking flights to the Gulf country in 2018 compared to last year, according to the UK-based travel website Skyscanner.

Dubai ranked first in the emirate for global tourists, with the winter sun and the new year as the main attractions, said Sam Ayles, market growth leader at Skyscanner, Middle East.

UAE Capture Tourists Interest Increment in The Last Past Year

UAE Capture Tourists Interest Increment in The Last Past Year

"Skyscanner has seen an equally strong interest in the United Arab Emirates in 2018, particularly Dubai, as a destination of choice for our travelers." The winter sun is apparently the main attraction, with the period leading up to the New Year peaking. on the dates of global travel search for the city, "he said.

"With its one-year sunlight, reasonable flight times for its main entry markets, such as the United Kingdom, and a large selection of hotels, it's not surprising that Dubai is growing as a key tourism spot," Ayles added.

The purpose of the travel comparison application and the website is to facilitate the process of finding and booking travel, helping users find the best deals on flights by budget.

In front of Eid Al Adha, which is expected to fall on August 22, Skyscanner revealed that travelers are the 10 most popular destinations based on 2017 data. The top 10 countries include India, Georgia, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Egypt and the United Kingdom, respectively.

Last week, Dubai Tourism revealed that the city welcomed a record 8.10 million international night tourists during the first six months of 2018.

The statistics show that the tourist sector of the emirate had a value of AED109 billion ($ 29.6 billion) per year at the end of 2017.

The main issuing markets continue to see stable performances year-over-year in the first half of 2018, with India, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom maintaining their top three positions compared to the same period last year, it said in a statement.

India again brought the largest number of international guests, once again, crossing the one million mark in a period of six months, an increase of three percent year after year.

China finished the first half of 2018 in fourth place, continuing its upward trend by nine percent to deliver 453,000 tourists, while Russia topped the growth charts with a 74 percent increase over the first half of 2017, delivering 405,000 visitors