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5 Questions About Middle East Travelers Answered

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | August 17, 2016

5 Questions About Middle East Travelers Answered

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Sojern has released its Q2 2016 Middle East & Africa Travel Insights: Pocket Guide, which is perfect for travel marketers who are looking to refine their marketing efforts and maximize their campaigns for the Middle East traveler.

However, for those who just want some quick answers to relevant questions about travelers in the region need only click here, where they have whittled down the pocket guide to five popular questions.

The first: What are the top short-haul destinations for travelers in the Middle East?

The short answer is Cairo, Dubai, and Amman make up the top three short-haul destinations.

If you want to know what the most popular trip durations for short-haul travel are, the answer is:  46 percent of Middle East and Africa travelers are planning trips of 12 days or more. Only 19 percent are planning trips of zero to three days.

READ MORE: Dubai Looks to Boost Tourism With City Card  

What’s the most popular departure day for Middle East & Africa travelers? 

Sojern has found that 21 percent of both long- and short-haul travel departures are on Friday, making it the most popular day for departure.

The rest of your Middle East traveler questions are answered here.

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