On-line journey bookings fell by 64% within the Center East throughout 2020 – a sign that the area faired considerably higher than others world wide.
Home bookings performed a notable function in retaining the sector’s efforts afloat, alongside the implementation of a variety of packages in key journey hubs reminiscent of Dubai.
These are a number of the findings from the newest Phocuswright Travel Market Report for the Middle East, printed this month and overlaying the interval 2020-2024.
The market sizing report covers the affect of the pandemic within the area and appears at how the area is predicted to see sturdy enchancment in tourism indicators by the third quarter of this 12 months.
A return to pre-pandemic ranges may happen in some sectors by 2023.
PhocusWire spoke to the lead writer of report, Shadi Kaddoura, to be taught extra about a number of the main findings within the report and what a number of the area’s cities, international locations and types are doing to work via their restoration methods.
The total dialogue with PhocusWire’s Kevin Could is included under.
Analysis Highlight – Center East journey report and restoration progress
Center East Journey Market Report 2020-2024
The report is FREE for current Phocuswright Open Entry subscribers.