Spending by US visitors in UAE up 85%

18 June 2009

US visitors to UAE have contributed $733 million to the country's tourism revenues in 2008, up 85% from 2007, according to the new report from Visa. The average purchase amount for US travelers in UAE was $139.69, the report said. 'This data enables businesses to improve their offerings and marketing strategies to ensure that they appeal to travelers around the globe,' said Bill Sheedy, President, North America at Visa Inc.

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