Dubai records 1.61m tourists in January 2019 - India, Saudi top source markets

Data revealed by Dubai Tourism suggests that the city recorded a drastic rise in the influx of international tourists in January 2019

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According to data revealed by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the city recorded a drastic rise in the influx of international tourists in January 2019.

Dubai, according to the research, recorded a total of 1.61 million tourists in January 2019 a rise from the 1.58 million tourists who visited in January 2018.

India was the top source market, with a total of 206,000 tourists visiting Dubai. Saudi Arabia was second on the overall list and was leading among the GCC countries with a total of 160,000 tourists. China made it to the third slot with a total of 100,000 tourists visiting the city.

A majority of the guests chose to stay in one-three star hotels, followed by four stars. The occupied room nights in January 2019 went up to 2.92 million people, a good rise from the 2.86 million in January 2018.

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