Verdict predicts top five fastest growing tourist destinations in the Middle East in 2021 based on estimates from GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database.
1. The UAE-year-on-year growth (22.6%)
A year-on-year growth of 22.6% in international arrivals in 2021 is expected to make UAE the fastest growing destination in the Middle East, forecasts GlobalData. According to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database, India, Russia and Saudi Arabia are expected to be the largest source markets for UAE in 2021.
2. Saudi Arabia-year-on-year growth (-39%)
According to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database, Saudi Arabia will be the second fastest growing source market in the Middle East, recording a year-on-year growth of -39% in international arrivals. GlobalData predicts that Pakistan, Kuwait and Indonesia will be the largest source markets for Saudi Arabia in 2021.
This analysis is drawn from GlobalData’s Traveller Demands & Flows Database, part of GlobalData’s Travel & Tourism Intelligence Centre.
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