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Gradual Recovery of International Tourism by the government internally and at all border crossings, encouraged tourists from different countries of the world to flock to the UAE at a time when most of the world’s airports were closed to visitors and tourists. The country’s tourism sector has witnessed a gradual recovery, supported by the preventive measures that keep pace with developing needs. Such measures, implemented Increasing Number of Tourists in 2021 The economic contribution of tourism in 2021 globally (as measured by direct tourism GDP) is estimated at $1.9 trillion, compared to $1.6 trillion in 2020. However, it is still well below pre-pandemic values of $3.5 trillion.(1)    22 (1) Source:  

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