India is a preferred future destination for travelers from the UAE, says as many as 27% of respondents from Emirates from the Visa Global Travel Intentions Survey 2011.
India’s cultural diversity, close proximity and value travel packages makes India a popular destination for the UAE tourists.
The survey has also indicated that the US, UK and Japan have emerged as top global travel destinations, wherein 20% of the 11620 respondents from across the world would like to flock to US, closely followed by UK, for leisure holidays during next couple of years.
Interestingly, Japan’s popularity as a future tourist destination has still not waned despite massive earthquake and tsunami. As much as 16% of the global travelers surveyed favoured a tour to Japan for their future traveling plans. Italy and France notched the 4th and 5th position as preferred tourist spots.