On-line journey bookings fell by 64% within the Center East throughout 2020 – a sign that the area faired considerably higher than others around the globe.
Home bookings performed a notable position in retaining the sector’s efforts afloat, alongside the implementation of a lot of applications in key journey hubs akin to Dubai.
These are among the findings from the newest Phocuswright Travel Market Report for the Middle East, printed this month and masking the interval 2020-2024.
The market sizing report covers the affect of the pandemic within the area and appears at how the area is anticipated to see robust enchancment in tourism indicators by the third quarter of this yr.
A return to pre-pandemic ranges may happen in some sectors by 2023.
PhocusWire spoke to the lead writer of report, Shadi Kaddoura, to study extra about among the main findings within the report and what among the area’s cities, nations and types are doing to work by way of their restoration methods.
The total dialogue with PhocusWire’s Kevin Might is included beneath.
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.