Wednesday 20 February 2019

UAE holidaymakers love to travel the most: report

DUBAI, August 20, 2017

The Middle East is one of the fastest growing tourist generating regions in the world, with the most number of travellers originating from the UAE, figures showed.

Cleartrip, a popular travel website, recently released its mid-year Mena research for 2017, which showed that UAE citizens and residents loved to travel the most with the average number of trips per individual in the last six months recorded at 1.93. Bahrain followed in the close second with an average 1.83 trips per individual over the past half year, with Oman coming in third at 1.71 and Saudi Arabia and Kuwait tied in at 1.61 respectively.

Looking at the top destinations for Middle East travellers during the first half of the year, Cleartrip identified top destinations that gained popularity over the last six months. They included:

Rest of the world
1. Manila, Philippines
2. Cairo, Egypt
3. Amman, Jordan
4. Beirut, Lebanon
5. Kathmandu, Nepal

1. Kochi
2. Mumbai
3. Kozhikode
4. Trivandrum
5. New Delhi

Popular destination searches on the website over the last six months included:

1. Da Nang, Vietnam
2. Yerevan, Armenia
3. Tbilisi, Georgia
4. Baku, Azerbaijan
5. Kathmandu, Nepal
6. Alexandria, Egypt
7. Iloilo, Philippines
8. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
9. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10. Cebu, Philippines. - TradeArabia News Service

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