“Between January and September 2013, about 49,000 Ukrainian tourists were hosted by Dubai hotel establishments. Dubai airport recorded 62.4 per cent rise in Ukrainian passengers. Dubai’s trade with Ukraine also rose by over 87 per cent during this period,” added Saleh Al Geziry, director of Overseas Promotions at Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).
The number of Ukrainian tourists to Dubai in 2012 rose by 29 per cent compared with the previous year’s 54,520 tourists, said a top official.
He was speaking at the second annual Congress of Natalie Tours was held recently at Jumeirah Group hotel in Dubai.