Dubai welcomed over 100,000 Japanese visitors in 2018

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A total of 104,838 overnight tourists from Japan passed through Dubai in 2018.

That's according to Dubai Tourism, which recorded a 15.3 per cent year-on-year increase in overnight travelers from the East Asian nation.

Further statistics also show the Emirate fared well among young Japanese women with a 21 per cent increase in social media mentions from 2016 to 2018.

The tourists were able to take advantage of daily flights to the UAE, from Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda and Kansai International Airport in Osaka.

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