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Performance Indicators

The Contribution of the Travel and Tourism Sector to the UAE’s GDP

In 2019, the contribution of the travel and tourism sector to the UAE’s GDP was nearly AED 180.4 billion which is equivalent to 11.6% of the total GDP. In 2019, the total spending of international tourists amounted to AED 143.1 billion. In 2020, the number of hotels in the UAE has increased to 1,089, while the hotel capacity in the country reached 180,000 hotel rooms.

The Contribution of the Travel and Tourism Sector to the UAE’s GDP

11.6%

Contribution of Travel
and tourism to the
GDP in 2019

AED 180.4 billion

Tourism
revenue in 2019

AED 30 billion

UAE hotel
revenues in 2019

180,000

Hotel rooms in the
UAE in 2020

1089

Hotels in the
UAE in 2020

AED 143.1 billion

Total tourism
expenditures in 2019

Tourism Sector Indicators in 2020

Tourism Sector Indicators in 2020

5.4%

Travel and tourism contribution to the UAE’s GDP

54.7%

Hotel occupancy rate in the UAE

2nd Globally

Hotel occupancy rate during COVID-19 pandemic (54.7%)

14.8 Million

Guests in hotel establishments

Total Contribution of the Tourism Sector to the UAE’s GDP

2019
Target in 2030
In numbers

Tourism Sector Performance in the UAE

Increasing number of hotels in the UAE
Hotel rooms in the UAE
Hotel occupancy rate in the UAE
Number of hotel guests in the UAE
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Number of nights spent in UAE hotels
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Total hotel revenue in the UAE
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