Dubai and Abu Dhabi rank excessive on a brand new world journey record for one of the best winter locations.
A brand new world rating from British tourism firm TravelBag, based mostly on the world’s finest locations for winter solar, positioned Dubai third for its sights, together with its pristine seashores, and was given a rating of 4.5 out of 5 on the record.
Abu Dhabi is available in at quantity seven on the record, with Santigo, Chile, taking first place, adopted by Cape City in second place. Siam Reap and Doha took fourth and fifth place respectively.
Abu Dhabi’s inclusion on the TravelBag record coincides with the emirate’s launch of a brand new world tourism marketing campaign entitled ‘Cannot Wait to Winter’. The showcase is full of superstar expertise, led by Singh, who additionally beforehand featured in Go to Abu Dhabi’s summer season marketing campaign, and likewise options Yifei, together with Gulf area comedy duo Dawood Hussein and Hasan Al Ballam.
The UAE capital has invested closely in main sporting occasions, with the winter calendar together with the Formulation 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the UFC Showdown Week and the NBA Abu Dhabi Video games. Abu Dhabi’s stay occasions additionally depart room for an leisure showcase with occasions such because the Hyperound Ok-Fest music competition, concert events by pop artist Robbie Williams and singer Arijit Singh and theater performances Hamilton and Disney on Ice.
Dubai, in the meantime, is banking on occasions corresponding to Gitex Know-how Week in October, adopted by the Dubai Airshow and the UN local weather convention COP28 in December, adopted by the December 15 begin of the annual Dubai Procuring Competition that ends in January.
The UAE’s tourism sector carried out ‘distinctive’ within the first six months of 2023, with the nation on observe to attain the objectives of the UAE Tourism Technique 2031, together with attracting tourism investments value 100 billion UAE dirhams and obtained from 40 million lodge friends.
Information from the Ministry of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi exhibits that the emirate’s inns welcomed 2.4 million friends within the first half of 2023, a rise of 34% in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months. The emirate is aiming for twenty-four million guests by the tip of 2023.
Throughout the freeway, the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Advertising and marketing (Dubai Tourism) noticed an inflow of 8.55 million guests within the first half of 2023, aiming to surpass 2019’s 16.7 million guests.
(Writing by Bindu Rai, Enhancing by Seban Scaria)