Dubai was ranked as the world’s best winter destination, with the most searches on Google and the most things to do in a city during winter.
“Dubai ranks as the world’s best destination for a winter sun holiday. Tourists in Dubai can expect to enjoy 8.82 hours of sunshine per day during the winter months, with average temperatures reaching the pleasant 20.5°C,” according to data released by the travel package. provider ParkSleepFly.
“Dubai is by far the most popular winter sun destination among respondents, with over 111 million Instagram tags and the highest number of winter-related Google searches at 55,000” , he said.
The study covers different aspects of travel such as average winter temperature, number of hours of sunshine, Instagram hashtags, web searches about the city in winter, things to do and hotel costs.
According to ParkSleepFly, Bangkok ranked second followed by Cape Town, Abu Dhabi, Gran Canaria, Buenos Aires, Jaipur, Phoenix, Alicante, Praia, Miami, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo, Los Angeles, Valencia, Lisbon, Orlando, Havana, San. Diego and Honolulu.
The UAE receives millions of tourists during the winter season from Europe, the United States, Russia and Asian countries due to the exceptionally good weather. In addition, tourists flock to Dubai to celebrate Christmas and New Year, with the emirate becoming a top destination for foreign visitors on both occasions. UAE tourism revenue exceeded $49 million, while the total number of tourists exceeded 12 million in the first half of this year.