According to the Travelers’ Choice Destinations 2016 list that was published by TripAdvisor, Dubai is the 13th best place to go for vacation in the world and the 1st in the Middle East region.
The winners were chosen by the reviews of millions of TripAdvisor visitors. The results were based on an algorithm that had as factors of both quality and quantity of reviews for restaurants, hotels and attractions for a period of over a year.
The results are very good for Dubai as compared to the last year’s Travelers’ Choice Destinations where the country was the number 24.
According to the comments of users, Dubai is described as a cosmopolitan oasis and a futuristic city next to the Arabian Desert. It’s the city of the largest buildings, the largest dancing fountain, the only 7-star hotel in the world (the Burj al-Arab), the largest artificial islands and the largest natural flower garden. It’s like the capital of the largest things in the world!
First in the list was London followed by Istanbul, Marrakech, Paris and Siem Reap in Cambodia.
There is no doubt that Dubai is a huge tourism destination considering the 14.2 million overnight visitors that the country had in 2015. The country of United Arab Emirates is expecting to be an even bigger tourism destination this year and its new attractions that will open until the end of the year will help to it. These are Dubai Parks & Resorts, Dubai Safari Park and Dubai Frame. The top 5 attractions of the city as they were ranked from the TripAdvisor's users are:
1. Dubai Fountains
2. Burj Khalifa
3. Dubai Mall
4. Burj Al Arab
5. Aquaventure Waterpark