Dubai welcomed a document 16.73 million visitors in 2019, up 5.one for every cent on 2018.
The advancement was pushed by escalating quantities of Chinese, Russian and Omani visitors.
The emirate – which will this yr host Expo 2020 – has established a focus on of 20 million visitors for 2020.
“While the world wide economy continues to be in a point out of flux, we can clearly see an interesting option to even more mature Dubai’s dominance in the tourism field in 2020,” stated Dubai Tourism chief Saeed al-Marri.
Indian visitors topped arrivals final yr, with just about two million traveling to Dubai, a slight drop from 201