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Atlantis among UAE's most Googled searches in 2008

Search engine giant releases details of its 2008 Zeitgeist, reveals UAE's web habits.

The Atlantis Hotel in Dubai has been included in a Google top 10 of common internet searches in the UAE for 2008.

The new $1.5 billion hotel and resort on Palm Jumeirah, which was officially opened last month in a star-studded party, entered the list at number nine, behind Beijing 2008 which was the most searched phrase in the country this year.

The 2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist offers a unique perspective on the year's major events and hottest trends based on global searches, as well as searches conducted in UAE and 35 other countries.

In the UAE, the fastest rising web queries also included Emirates ID, Obama and Bahrain Air while most common used economy-related searches in the country included recession, oil and inflation.

Other Google lists published also included the top 10 most popular search terms related to the economy and the fastest rising lists of vacations, famous people and restaurants residents of the UAE are searching for.

Globally, the fastest rising queries included Sarah Palin, Facebook login, Heath Ledger and Euro 2008.

UAE Fastest Rising Queries

Beijing 2008
Nasser Bin Zayed
Facebook
Bahrain Air
Obama
Hannah Montana
YouTube
Emirates ID
Atlantis Dubai
Heath Ledger

UAE Most Popular Queries

Dubai
UAE
The Emirates
Toys
Dubai
Images
News
Songs
Youtube
Games

UAE's Top 10 Most Popular Search Terms on the Economy

UAE economy
Indian economy
Economy of Kuwait
World Economy
Inflation
Recession
Oil
Economy of Japan
IMF
Gold price

UAE's Fastest Rising Vacation Queries

Hawaii
Fujairah
Maldives
Greece
Austria
Lebanon
Thailand
Turkey
Salalah
Italy

UAE Fastest Rising Queries of Famous Individuals

Nasser Bin Zayed
Obama
Heath Ledger
Miley Cyrus
Tamer Husni
Rashid Al Majid
Rihanna
Elissa
Al Afassi
Fairuz

UAE Fastest Rising Restaurant Queries

Al Mahara Restaurant
Frankies Restaurant
Caravan Restaurant
Automatic Restaurant
Kamat Restaurant
Teatro
Bice
Zuma
More Cafe
Beirut

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