Abu Dhabi increases to 2nd put on list of world’s finest cities

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By Express News Service Desk|Updated: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Abu Dhabi increases to 2nd put on list of world's finest cities
Abu Dhabi increases to 2nd put on list of world’s finest cities

DUBAI: Abu Dhabi has actually been called the second-best city on the planet to live, do and work company in, surpassing both London and Paris and going up 2 locations because the last Ipsos City Index.

More than 18,000 individuals, aged in between 16 and 64, in 26 nations around the world were spoken with for the Index, with New York keeping the total world top area.

The leading locations were selected from a total list of sixty cities, consisting of significant centers like Sydney, Hong Kong, Cape Town, Moscow, Toronto, and a lot more.

The outcomes highlight the substantial boost in the global understanding of Abu Dhabi as a business location, with 21 percent of study individuals noting Abu Dhabi as a leading city to do company in, simply 2 percent listed below the leader, New York.

Abu Dhabi ranked greatest amongst individuals from the 3 more youthful generations– Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z, which were all constant in positioning New York and Abu Dhabi as their leading 2 cities.

Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, stated: “The increase of Abu Dhabi in this global ranking is testimony to the continuous efforts to develop the emirate as not just a traveler location of difference, however an area that global neighborhoods wish to work, do and live service in.

It’s unique appeal amongst the more youthful generations highlight the requirement for global cities to innovate and diversify to sustain their position and strength as company and tourist centers.”

Ghobash continued, “With the continuous increase of tourist in Abu Dhabi, we are positive that Abu Dhabi’s global track record will grow from strength to strength as more global visitors experience exactly what the emirate needs to use.

As we utilize the wealth of Abu Dhabi’s cultural heritage websites, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Al Ain, and the upcoming opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi, we are positive that our position on the map of leading cities will continue to be sealed.”

In the duration January to May, 2017, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi taped almost 2 million hotel visitor arrivals, 4 percent development compared with the very same duration in 2016.

Domestic visitors represented more than 600,000 hotel visitors throughout the emirate’s 167 hotels and hotel houses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain Region and Al Dhafra Region.

Contributing to Abu Dhabi’s growing global appeal is the current award for the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which was ranked by visitors as the world’s no. 2 preferred landmark for the 2nd year in a row by travel preparation and reserving site, TripAdvisor.

Ipsos is a prominent global marketing research company, with an existence in 88 nations worldwide. Established in France in 1975, Ipsos is managed and handled by research study experts.