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Saudi tourists in Dubai rise by 6% in 2016

Saudi Arabia - February 9, 2017
Saudi tourists

The number of Saudi visitors in Dubai increased by 6% during 2016 to reach 1.64 million, which constitutes 11% of the total number of city tourists.
The new statistics issued by Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing cleared that Saudi visitors’ number rose by 6% compared to 2015.
Saudis, in addition to other GCC states nationals, are major supporters of Dubai tourism sector. The total number of Dubai GCC visitors reached 3.4 million in 2016, rising by 5% from 2015.
Oman came in the second place after Saudi Arabia with 1 million tourists. Kuwaiti and Qatari visitors also increased by 2% and 9% respectively compared to 2015.

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