Airbnb reveals top Eid destinations

Visitors from Saudi Arabia and France are selecting the UAE over the Eid period

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Airbnb reveals top Eid destinations
By  Kevin Sebastian Published  June 2, 2019

UAE public and private sector workers are enjoying an extended Eid break and following the recent launch of Airbnb in Arabic language, the global travel platform looked at data for stays from 30th May to 8th June, and has unveiled the top inbound and outbound travel statistics for Eid Al Fitr.

Staycations are trending over the Eid period, with travellers from within the UAE accounting for the most local bookings on Airbnb. The US and UK complete the top three countries of origin for guests who have booked an Airbnb stay in the Emirates over this period. Visitors from Saudi Arabia and France are also selecting the Emirates over the Eid period, rounding out the leading five countries for inbound travel.  

For those looking for an Eid, abroad, outbound travellers from the UAE are booking for an average of 7 nights.

European vacations are proving to be very popular, with Italy and Spain topping the list of countries for foreign trips. The historic European cities of Vienna, Rome and Barcelona top the charts for Airbnb city breaks, while travellers from the UAE are also immersing themselves in up-and-coming emerging destinations such as Budapest, Krakow and Kiev that feature highly amongst the booked places to stay.

Inbound to UAE - Eid Al Fitr (travel period from 30th May to 8th June 2019)

Top Country Origins:

UAE

US

UK

Saudi Arabia

France

India

China

Germany

Russia

Canada

Top City Origins:

Dubai

Riyadh

London

Abu Dhabi

Jeddah

Paris

New Delhi

Dammam

Singapore

Kuwait City

Outbound from UAE- Eid Al Fitr (travel period from 30th May to 8th June 2019)

Top Country Destinations:

Italy

Spain

UAE

Poland

France

Austria

Greece

Germany

Cyprus

Portugal

Top City Destinations:

Vienna

Rome

Barcelona

Budapest

Krakow

Kiev

Berlin

L’viv

Paris

Odessa

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