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More Russians visiting Dubai

The number of tourists from Russia who vacationed in the United Arab Emirates’ largest city rose significantly in 2021.
Emirati women look at a tourist in Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence on Aug. 17, 2021.

An increasing number of Russians are visiting Dubai, according to a recent industry report. 

The Arabian Travel Market, which hosts a yearly travel industry event in Dubai, said today that Russia was the second-largest source market for the city’s travel and tourism sector in 2021, up from eight place in 2020. Citing a report from the Canadian investment management firm Colliers, the market said visits from Russia to Dubai are expected to increase yearly. 

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