What are the statistics for tourism in Dubai?

Data from the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing shows that Dubai attracted 16.73 million tourists in 2019. This represented an increase of 5.09% on the previous year. In 2020, visitors dropped to 5.51 million due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dubai Tourism Statistics 2020

Why is Dubai the most visited city in the world?

What was once a sleepy little port on the Arabian peninsula has now grown into one of the epicentres of the global tourism industry. The emirate is basking in its glory of success in attracting tourists from every corner of the world.

How much money do people spend in Dubai?

The average visitor to Dubai spent $533 (£ 386.95, € 451.49, 1957.71 AED) per day in 2018, much higher than in any of the other cities. Total visitor spending in Dubai for the year was $30.82 billion.

How many people fly into Dubai each year?

In 2018 89.1 million passengers came through Dubai International Airport. Only Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in the US and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) in China are busier.

Which is the most visited country in Dubai?

Unsurprisingly, Indians were atop the list of nationalities visiting the city. The most number of visitors to Dubai in the last year came from India. A total of 865,000 Indians visited the city between January to December.

How many hotel rooms are there in Dubai?

At the end of 2020, there were a total of 711 hotels and hotel apartments in Dubai. These provided a total room supply of 126,947. Occupancy rates in 2020 dropped due to the pandemic. Daily average rates dropped from 415 AED (£ 82.03, € 95.71, $ 112.99) in 2019 to 343 AED (£ 67.79, € 79.1, $ 93.38) in 2020.

How many nights do people stay in Dubai?

Overnight visitors to Dubai spent an average of 3.5 nights in the city. The average tourist stayed longer in Dubai than Paris, but shorter than in any other of the top 10 cities.