Monday, May 4, 2015   

Dubai pulls in 13m visitors
(46 secs ago)

Dubai attracted more than 13 million visitors last year, official figures show.
A total of 13.2 million foreigners headed to Dubai in 2014, an increase of 8.2 percent compared with the previous year, the tourism department said.
It said it hoped to attract 20 million tourists a year to Dubai by 2020, when the city will host a World Expo.
Figures released in March showed that hotels in the emirate posted a 9.8 percent rise in revenues to US$6.5 billion last year – the sector's best annual result since the 2009 financial crisis.—AFP

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