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Flashcards in Economic Advantages of Tourism (Dubai, UAE) Deck (8):
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Where

Arabian Gulf coast, near Saudi Arabia

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Easily accessible from

Europe, Asia and Africa

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Hotel revenue

Up 22% in the first quarter of 2008

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Hotel and apartment bed nights

Increases 2-3% annually

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Visitors to the principality

2000- 2.8m
2003- 4.9m
2004- 5.4m
2010- Predicted 15.4m

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Famous for

Duty free shopping malls and markets

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Emirates Airlines

Based in Dubai and carries millions of long haul passengers to hundreds of destinations and many stop over Dubai as part of their trip

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Popular activities

- Sightseeing
- Markets
- The zoo
- Water sports eg diving
- BIrd watching in wetland mudflat areas

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