Indian tourists head to Dubai for New Year

29/12/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Indian tourists head to Dubai for New Year

Dubai's credentials as a leading tourist hub have been given a significant boost of late, property investors and others with business interests in the emirate could be interested to learn.According to a report in the Times of India, individuals from the country are turning their back on traditional New Year's Eve parties in favour of a short stay in the UAE.A significant number of people are heading abroad for the turn of the year and according to the report, Dubai is by far the most popular destination.Travel operator SMA Sheeraz told the news provider that hundreds of people have booked a Dubai holiday already, with more expected in the coming days."There are more than 600 bookings already for the New Year, Dubai being the favourite among the destinations abroad," the firm said."People prefer the place because of the shopping festival starting there from January 5th. And now with direct flights from Lucknow to Dubai, the feasibility of the option is more."