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Asia Pacific region was the world’s highest growing in terms of the tourism industry in 2004. Therefore, the revenue from tourism industry is one of the significant sources for developing country in this region. According to Zhang, Qu and Tavitiyaman (2009), tourism is playing the major role to enlarge the foreign exchange earnings, increasing the number of international tourists in a growing labor-intensive industry (Richer, 1999). As a result, most tourism destinations attempt to be attentive on their country’s image to raise the number of foreign tourists for generating more income to their nation and local community (Henkel et al., 2006). Since 1960, Thailand is one of the countries with tourism that rapidly raised the number of foreign tourists from 0.08 million to 11.5 million in 2005.
Tourism is on the rise in Dubai as well. Dubai’s airport has seen passenger traffic grow by 15% each year since 2002, full of European tourists looking for sun and tax-free shopping as well as the growing Indian middle-class. Dubai also plans to build the world’s largest entertainment complex, call... ... middle of paper ... ...y characterized by the developmental investments made by the city’s rulers to create a sustainable economy, including two new major ports and the Dry Docks. The globalized era shows that Dubai is consistently taking advantage of the opportunities of globalization, attracting Foreign Direct Investments via the DIFC and real estate. These processes have created a financially stable Dubai with a high GDP and average personal income, and a very low unemployment rate.
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In the century of the globalization, tourism has become an important factor in most countries economy. Tourism sector is main financial source for development in some least developed countries and at its turn, developing and developed countries benefit from tourism significantly especially host countries. According to United Nations World Tourism Organization UNWTO (2011) the contribution of tourism to GDP of the world, which is equal to USD 2,155.4 billion, worldwide is estimated at some 5 percent. Tourism influences host countries economy positively by reducing unemployment rate, improving international exchange and increasing income for a host country. One of the main advantages of tourism for host country is additional job creation that
For a nation like the UAE, city development is a major concern of policymakers, organizers, ecological supporters and public authorities. The nation ratings great on growth indices recently due to unmatched financial development, great per household income and effective social development despite not being endowed with other natural resources. The UAE has drawn many individuals from all over the world due to its financial development and relatively open migrant’s policies, particularly from Asia and European countries. In the last 15 years, UAE’s population has been expanding by over 5% per year, while the immigrant population by about 6 percent. The UAE economic program is the second biggest in the GCC.
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