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DUBAI WELCOMES RECORD 14.9 MILLION OVERNIGHT VISITORS IN 2016, FIRMLY ON COURSE TO HITTING ITS TARGET OF 20 MILLION BY 2020

7 Feb 2017, Dubai, UAE

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016, recording a healthy five per cent (5%) increase over 2015, and an impressive 4-year CAGR of eight per cent (8%) (2012-2016) since His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the 2020 tourism strategy.

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016, recording a healthy five per cent (5%) increase over 2015, and an impressive 4-year CAGR of eight per cent (8%) (2012-2016) since His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the 2020 tourism strategy.

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