An UAE resident spends Dh80,808 ($22,000) every year on flights and accommodation alone, totalling $6.6 billion annually on outbound travel, according to a research by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
study unveiled at Arabian Travel Market in 2012 said the UAE nationals are the
second most frequent travellers in the GCC (following Saudi nationals), with 53
per cent travelling to between two and five countries for leisure or pleasure
within the next year – and 40 to 60 per cent on a business class flight.
the distinct travel and lifestyle needs of the UAE’s affluent, travel-savvy
market segment, UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim Finance has launched the Najm
Platinum Visa credit card and PremiumRewardsloyalty program.
Futtaim Finance, a subsidiary of MAF Ventures, said PremiumRewards provides
real-time redemption of travel rewards anytime, from anywhere, on any route and
without blackout dates, delivering the region’s ultimate reward programme to
frequent business and leisure travellers in the Middle East.
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