Dubai maintained its rank as the 4th most popular tourist and travel vacation spot on the planet, in line with the ninth gross annual Mastercard Global Locations Index. The UAE welcomed 14.87 million global over night site visitors in 2016, with an expected ongoing expansion of 7.7 percent in the year of 2017.
Dubai is still the location with the best international over night visitor, amounting to $28.50 billion in 2016. Abu Dhabi, with CAGR, of 18.9 percent between the year of 2009 and year 2016 in its progress of tourists, also maintained its position as the most effective growing city in the centre East and Africa, and it is the fourth most effective growing city internationally.
Khalid Elgibali, said, "Dubai's is currently holding top rankings in the Mastercard Global Vacation spot at ninth number reaffirms the effectiveness of the emirate as a respected shopping, travel, and tourism vacation spot. Using its relentless give attention to consistently innovating its leisure and business infrastructure and offerings, Dubai remains to bolster its position on the earth map as an extremely attractive vacation spot for visitors of most age range and nationalities.
The retail sector of the city in conjunction with its year-round facilities of celebrations, events and a variety of shopping experience, also is still a huge get for international guests as recognized by its standing as the very best global vacation spot in conditions of visitor costs."
Issam Kazim,CEO, DCTCM, said, " Tourism and travel are among Dubai's key monetary contributors and the higher rankings of city in the Mastercard Global Vacation spot Index 2017 confirm the potency of partnerships between your federal government and private sector in driving a car growth."
"Dubai is still a must-visit and must-return vacation spot for both business and leisure vacationers, and the beginning of world-class visitors attractions and locations such as IMG Worlds of Excitement, Dubai Parks Dubai Opera, and Resort in 2016 increased the offering for international visitors, including entrepreneurs."
"The retail sector, with celebrations, promotions and situations over summer and winter, is also boosting this appeal even more with people to Dubai offered the possibility to discover a comprehensive and ever-growing selection of shopping activities for everyone budgets."
As the city is holding the top rankings, businessmen, entrepreneurs, and investors should look to establish their chain in this growing area to get to the international audience. This great exposure can boost the business by many folds.