Dubai welcomes 12m tourists in first 9 months of 2019.

DUBAI -- This reaped dividends as the share of Indian families with children grew by a substantial 13 percentage points from 32 to 45 per cent during those nine months over the same period last year. Saudi Arabia registered a 2 per cent year-on-year growth with over 1. 25 million visitors, largely driven by the kingdom's National Day holiday on September 23. Despite the devaluation of the pound against the US dollar and continued Brexit uncertainty, the UK remained Dubai's third-largest source market with 851, 000 visitors.

Dubai retained high demand from families with children, one of the focus segments of the...

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