USA, UK and France top list of visitors to Dubai in Q3 2019

Travellers from China showed 50 percent year-on-year growth, according to Expedia data

A surge in arrivals into Dubai was recorded over the summer months resulting in 12.08 million international overnight visitors in the first nine months of 2019.

Travellers from the USA, UK and France topped the list of visitors to the UAE in the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from Expedia Group.

The top ten feeder markets for the UAE also included India, China, Ireland, Australia, Germany, Italy and Brazil.

Figures for Q3 2019 showed particular demand from Brazil and Portugal, reflecting the Emirates codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines and direct flights to Porto, announced earlier this year.

While travellers from China showed a 50 percent year-on-year growth in package demand.

A surge in arrivals into Dubai was recorded over the summer months resulting in 12.08 million international overnight visitors in the first nine months of 2019, according to data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing.

According to the Central Bank’s Q3 Economic Review and Dubai Tourism data, approximately 56.3 percent – or 6.8 million – of tourists who arrived in Dubai between January and September 2019 stayed at the emirate’s hotels.

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