Burj Khalifa records over 1.87 million visitors in 2013

Visitors to the observatory deck, located on Level 124 of Emaar Properties’ global icon Burj Khalifa, increased 13 per cent in 2013, up from 1.66 million visitors the previous year.



By Staff Report (business@khaleejtimes.com)

Published: Tue 4 Feb 2014, 12:43 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:14 PM

At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace, has defined its credentials as one of Dubai’s most popular tourist attractions, welcoming over 1.87 million visitors in 2013.

Visitors to the observatory deck, located on Level 124 of Emaar Properties’ global icon Burj Khalifa, increased 13 per cent in 2013, up from 1.66 million visitors the previous year.

International tourists accounted for over 50 per cent of all visitors to the leisure attraction, which offers majestic views across Dubai and the Arabian Gulf.

Germans comprised the most number of international tourists at 23 per cent, followed by visitors from the UK (15 per cent); Russia and India (11 per cent each); US (10 per cent); Saudi Arabia (seven per cent); Australia, Italy, and China (five per cent each); and France and the Netherlands (four per cent each).

Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director – Property Management of Emaar Properties PJSC, said: “ The one-of-a-kind attraction offers unparalleled views across the city, which inspires visitors to return time-and-time again.”


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