According to the latest statistics, between January and June 2019, the total number of tourists staying in Dubai for at least one night was 8.6 million, up 3% over the same period last year.
Russia traditionally ranks 6th in the top ten tourist markets in Dubai - 375,000 Russians visited the emirate in the first half of 2019. In many respects, the stable interest of Russian citizens is explained by changes in the visa regime - from February 1, 2017, Russians can receive a free visa upon arrival in the UAE. At the same time, countries such as India (997,000 tourists), Saudi Arabia (775,000 tourists) and the United Kingdom (586,000 tourists) again became the leaders in the number of visitors coming to the emirate in the first six months of 2019.
Additional evidence of the steady interest in travel to Dubai on the part of Russian tourists can be considered the statistics of flights. Emirates continues to operate direct flights to Dubai: twice a day from Moscow and once a day from St. Petersburg. Aeroflot plans to increase air traffic between the cities from October 27 to 4 flights a day.
Flydubai, which connects the emirate with various regions of Russia, will continue to operate flights to Moscow, Kazan, Makhachkala, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody and Sochi. Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations and E-Commerce at flydubai, highlights:
“Russia is a priority market for flydubai. The Department of Tourism and Commercial Marketing of Dubai reported an increase in tourist flow from Russia to Dubai by 50% in January-July 2019 compared to the same period last year. The market continues to show room for growth. In nine years of operation in Russia, flydubai has built a significant route network. Residents and guests of nine Russian cities can choose flydubai for both tourist trips and business trips and make their travels to Dubai or Africa, Asia, the Indian subcontinent through this major air hub convenient and affordable. "
Aircraft of Ural Airlines will fly to Dubai three times a week from Yekaterinburg, starting from September 3, and three times a week from October 8 from Moscow. Direct flights on the Novosibirsk-Dubai route will be operated by S7 Airlines up to twice a week from September 22. The Russian airline Pobeda is also expanding its network of international routes: the low-cost airline has opened a new destination, and from 25 October it will start operating up to four direct flights a week from Moscow to Dubai.
One of the most interesting topics this year was the discussion of the region's first event of such an international scale - Expo 2020. Starting in October 2020, Dubai will host guests from all over the world. People from different countries will be able to get better acquainted with the cultural heritage of the emirate and the participating countries through various events - more than 60 a day - and unique pavilions.
World Expo 2020
In line with the theme of the exhibition - “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, the entire area of the specially built for the Expo District 2020 will be divided into three thematic spaces called “Opportunity”, “Mobility” and “Sustainability”. 192 countries have confirmed their participation in the event, including Russia, Italy, Great Britain, Indonesia, Greece, Luxembourg, New Zealand and many others. At the same time, for the first time in the 168-year history of the Expo, each participating country will have its own pavilion.
The Russian Pavilion, designed by architects from SPEECH and Simpateka Entertainment Group, will be located in a space called Mobility. According to the concept, the building symbolizes the Russian vision of the future and demonstrates the nation's vast knowledge in various fields. How to find your place in the world? How can we better understand each other despite all our differences? How can people and their ideas be connected without physically moving around? Guests can find answers to all these questions by looking at the Russian pavilion. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to taste national dishes and drinks.
Hello everyone! Today I will tell you about the most expensive 5-star Dubai hotels in the UAE with exclusive benefits and an unrivaled level of service. To make my rating, I selected the best hotels in Dubai on the map - Sail, Atlantis, in the highest skyscraper Burj Khalifa, and other good Dubai hotels with a private beach on the Palm Jumeirah, next to shopping centers in the Marina area and on JBR beach. These luxury hotels in Dubai are well-suited for beach and romantic getaways, honeymoons, family vacations in the United Arab Emirates or business trips.
The best hotels in Dubai are the coolest destinations for a luxurious memorable stay on the shores of the Persian Gulf in a comfortable environment with the best level of service, the flagships of the world's most famous hotel chains. These expensive hotels and luxury resorts are located in different districts of Dubai, have a 5-star rating, but differ in terms of respectability and price, and also have their own unique advantages that make their vacation in their own way unique.
Important: Which of the expensive hotels in Dubai is better to choose? Of course, the one you like the most! You can easily do this yourself by looking at my rating of the best and most expensive hotels in the UAE, in which I will briefly tell you about the features of each of them.
Burj Al Arab is the most luxurious and most famous Dubai hotel in the world, rightfully wearing 7 stars and becoming the symbol of Dubai. Panoramic suites and duplex family apartments with panoramic views and sophisticated furnishings. Transfer from the airport to the hotel by Rolls-Royce or helicopter. Unrivaled comfort and the highest level of service. The Parus Hotel is the most expensive option for a rich holiday in Dubai.
Room at Burj al Arab Jumeirah
Water Park at Atlantis Dubai
Atlantis is the premier 5-star spa hotel on the Palm Jumeirah with a private sandy beach, water slides and free water park. Great for a trip to Dubai with children or for a family vacation.
Atlantis has the coolest tourist infrastructure among the beach hotels in Dubai, there is even a large underwater aquarium with different marine life, bowling, an attraction with an artificial wave. Concierge and wellness services are excellent.
Tip: It is better to book a room at the Atlantis Hotel in advance, about a month and a half or two before your trip to Dubai.
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