Dubai ranked second most attractive tourist destination in the world

Dubai ranked second most attractive tourist destination in the world

The emirate came second to Europe's most popular city

Euromonitor’s recently released Top City Destinations Index 2022 has named Dubai as the most attractive destination in the region for a second consecutive year.

Paris claimed the title of the World’s Top City in 2022, also retaining its position for the second year in a row.

The UK-based market research company lists the top cities based on multiple factors, including business activity, tourism infrastructure and potential for investment, technological advancement and sustainability developments. 

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The top 10 cities – Paris, Dubai, Amsterdam, Madrid, Rome, London, Munich, Berlin, Barcelona and New York – featured a concentration of European destinations, with only Dubai and New York representing the world beyond the popular tourism continent.

International tourism is projected to record a 112% growth in 2022 in inbound spending and has been one of the key factors behind the resilient global recovery post-Covid

This year a total of 14 destinations in the Middle East and Africa feature in the Top 100 City Destinations Index, compared to 16 in 2021. 

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