Malaysia is one of the most favoured tourist destinations for GCC tourists especially UAE nationals, with Southeast Asian country receiving over 14,000 UAE travellers in 2016, said an industry expert.
Mohamed Taib Ibrahim, directo
The United States was the most preferred destination country globally for travellers in 2016, while in Asia the UAE was the top country for tourists, according to a new study.
The US topped globally with 11.9 per cent of the total
Middle Eastern travellers accounted for the highest overseas consumer spend (38 per cent) from January to April last year, as nationals from Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia spent an average of $1,923, $1,663 and $1,570 per person, respectively.
Destinations around the world welcomed 956 million international tourists between January and September 2016, an increase of 4 per cent comapred to the same period last year, new data has shown.
According to the latest UNWTO World
Sharjah continues to target the Russian tourist market as it recently concluded its participation at the International Russian Travel Market OTDYKH Leisure 2016 exhibition for the 14th time.
Held at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in M
Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority today signed an agreement with VFS Global – leading provider of visa processing services – for an efficient and transparent tourist visa application system for tourists visiting the state.
As many as 327,272 people entered Bahrain between August 4 and 10, the kingdom's Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs (NPRA) has said.
According to the weekly report, 264,402 arrived from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf
India ranked as the third largest international source market for Ras Al Khaimah, recording a 23 per cent increase in visitors from the subcontinent during the first six months of 2016 compared to the corresponding January-June period last year,
The UK continues to remain a popular holiday destination for visitors from the UAE, with more than 63,000 applications received UK’s electronic visa waiver (EVW) scheme in the last year, said a report.
Official figures relea
Ranked among the top destination choices for Saudi Arabian travellers, Dubai can expect to see tourist arrivals from the kingdom hit 2.5 million a year by 2020, said a report quoting an Emirati official.
The UAE emirate recorded a