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May 12, 2022

Dubai receives nearly 4 M tourists in 1st quarter

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Dubai has welcomed almost four million international visitors in the first quarter of 2022.

It is a 214% increase compared to last year’s first quarter.

The emirate was also ranked No. 1 globally in hotel occupancy in the first quarter with 82%, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed mentioned on Twitter.

With this statistics record Dubai has become the world’s top vacation destination and demonstrates the fact that Dubai is at the forefront of global tourism growth.

Dubai is said to be the Middle East’s fast growing economic and trading destination.

Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2022 awarded Dubai city as No. 1 for ‘City Lovers’ and No. 4 for ‘Food Lovers.’

Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf Dubai, a city of 3.43 million as of 2021, is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations that was established during the 18th century as a small fishing village.

Today, the city grew rapidly in the early 21st century into a cosmopolitan metropolis becoming a centre for regional and international trade.