Dubai sees 10-fold tourism growth in 8 months since pandemic

New figures released show Dubai’s tourism industry steadily springing back from the impacts of the pandemic.

It was announced in a video shared online by the Dubai Media Office that the emirate welcomed over 1.26 million passengers in the first quarter of 2021. The number increased tenfold between July 2020 and March 2021.

The video also revealed that hotel occupancy rates had increased from 34 percent to 61 percent, with a 19 percent growth in reservations. The number of booked rooms also increased from 993,000 to 2.4 million.


Khaleej Times
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