The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranked third in the list of the most popular travel destinations for MENA travelers during the second quarter of 2020.
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Travel destinations in the Middle East and North Africa.
Arab countries topped the list, including Egypt, which was among the list of the most attractive travel destinations for the Middle East and North Africa, while the United Arab Emirates continues to maintain its position among the five most popular destinations globally.
“The online travel market” revealed the list of the most popular travel destinations for travelers in the Middle East and North Africa for the second quarter of 2020, and the classification was based on flight search data and hotel accommodation for millions of users of Wego applications and sites during the second quarter of 2020
Classification of destinations worldwide, and despite the decline in the ranking of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the third place, it is still a required destination in the second quarter with the diversity of passenger patterns between businessmen, expats and travelers for Umrah, and the United Arab Emirates maintained its fifth position among the most popular destinations.
The most requested western countries
At the end of 2020, Azerbaijan ranked 17th, jumping three places since the second quarter of last year. This is thanks to its relatively close proximity to the region, in addition to its wonderful weather, and the availability of restaurants that serve halal food, its environment and its culture close to the region’s culture.
The UK ranked first and Germany ranked second as the most popular European travel destination classification for MENA travelers.
During the second quarter, Russia exceled, taking seven places, ninth in the European destination ranking, due to hosting the 2020 FIFA World Cup.
And decreased the attractiveness of Spain among Middle East travelers, which led to a decline in the ranking of Spain’s position three degrees in the classification of European destinations to become tenth from seventh place compared to the second quarter of 2020.
Southeast Asia Destination Classification
Indonesia ranked first, the Philippines ranked second, Thailand ranked third, and Malaysia ranked fourth, China ranked fifth as a destination for many global tourism markets, and Japan and Singapore ranked ninth and tenth respectively.
Saudi Arabia ranks third in the list of travel destinations in the Middle East and North Africa
Egypt is on the list of the most attractive travel destinations
Azerbaijan ranked 17th
The presence of holy sites is the reason for the increase in tourism in Saudi Arabia
The UAE maintains its position among the most popular destinations worldwide