This higher than expected traffic comprising of business travellers is due to the busy exhibitions and conferences industry in the UAE. As Dubai is viewed as a world class hub, several Indian organisations are choosing the city as their ‘corporate events destination’, as it is less than three hours away from India.
“As per recent reports, Dubai’s tourism industry closed a successful decade by the end of 2019, welcoming an all-time high 16,73 million international overnight visitors. India was one of the 6 top source markets with close to two million travellers visiting Dubai. This further reinforces the fact Dubai is growing as a must-visit destination for Indian tourists,” mentioned Pranav Mehta, country head, OYO Hotels & Homes, UAE.
OYO currently manages 15,000+ rooms across Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al-Khaimah in the last 11 months, OYO has already served close to 200,000 guests from 80 plus countries, Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Fujairah.