Dubai in 2016 more visited city than New York

Dubai is one of this year’s most visited cities according to statistics released by the World Economic Forum and Mastercard.

The emirate, which is world famous as a luxury destination has garnered a total of 15.27 million international visitors this year, staying ahead of premiere destinations such as Hong Kong, Tokyo and even New York City with a healthy lead of 3 million visitors. New York City gained only 12.75 million visitors this year.

With new developments going up around the clock in Dubai, the city is expected to gain more international visitors in the coming year.

Dubai is led by Paris with 18.03 million, London with 19.88 million and Bangkok with 21.47 million who topped the list.


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