Why Dubai has become a top destination for international travelers


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Have you visited Dubai? If you’ve never been to the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or don’t know anyone who’s been there, that’s likely to change very soon. This fascinating place was recently recognized as the world’s favorite destination for short breaks by travel technology company Holidu.

The company explains that Dubai International Airport also makes it easy for travelers to connect to other continents and provides a great experience. In the report, Holidu states: “These… are also not limited to weekends, and also refer to stopovers of more than one day in an additional destination at the start or end of a longer journey. “

They also added: “The city also has no shortage of things to do, with Tripadvisor showing over 4,200 tours available – placing the city in 5th place overall for this metric.

And that’s not all. Just a few weeks ago, a TikTok study revealed that Dubai is the second most popular destination right now. Videos using the “Dubai” hashtag on the platform have garnered over 81.8 million views.

Company Bounce gathered all the TikTok data and shared their thoughts on why Dubai is becoming such a trending destination: “Synonymous with wealth and luxury, Dubai has become one of the most sought-after destinations for holidaymakers looking to soak up the sun in style. This ultra-modern city is home to some of the most stunning architecture in the world.

There are many reasons why Dubai is becoming more and more popular. From stunning architecture and an impressive international airport to stunning beaches and one of the best viewpoints in the world. Travelers visiting Dubai will not forget the experience.

The government wants to attract more travelers

The capital of the UAE wants to become a unique destination for international travelers. The government has been clear about its efforts and is proud of what it has achieved this year.

From January to June, Dubai was visited by 7.12 million international travelers. According to information shared by Breaking Travel News, the growth this year represents an increase of 183% over the previous year.

Happy Woman Wearing Turban taking a selfie in the old historic center of Dubai, UAE

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, explained that their vision is “to make Dubai the city of the future and the best place in the world to live, work and invest”.

And to add: “In the years to come, Dubai will continue to develop further as a destination offering attractive value to international travellers.”

Desert in Dubai

Dubai hotels have also done very well with an average occupancy rate of 72% this year. During the pandemic, the UAE reactivated its “Dubai Connect” program and offered travelers a hotel room, airport transfers and free meals. This strategy may also have contributed to increasing interest in this destination.

What travelers need to know about Dubai

This city offers visitors a unique experience. Travelers can see and tour the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa – which has 160 floors – incredible shopping malls with aquariums and light shows, the Dubai Fountain, Miracle Garden, Global Village and more. Moreover !

Burj Khalifa

It’s a safe destination, but there are a few considerations for travelers. Even though the United Arab Emirates is one of the most liberal countries in the Middle East, those who want to visit should learn more about the local rules:

  • Islam is the official religion and the constitution enshrines it.
  • It is forbidden to drink alcohol or be drunk in public.
  • It is illegal to use, buy or possess drugs and the penalties are severe. Even traces, including in the blood, can result in jail terms without bail.
  • It is illegal for unmarried couples to live together, take this into account when booking a hotel.
  • Do not kiss or hug in public, public displays of affection are not permitted.
  • Be careful with social networks. The publication of information that they may consider insulting or disturbing can lead to serious penalties.

For more information, travelers can consult the official travel information of the United States Department of State.

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