Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Tourism Destination Market Insight, 2021 Update - Analysis of Source Markets, Infrastructure and Attractions, and Risks and Opportunities

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Tourism Destination Market Insight, 2021 Update - Analysis of Source Markets, Infrastructure and Attractions, and Risks and Opportunities

Summary

Analysis of destination markets, infrastructure and attractions, as well as risks and opportunities in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. This report explores the types of travelers that visit the country as well as a SWOT analysis.

Key Highlights

  • Across the GCC members, in 2020 total international arrivals fell by -69.5% YoY highlighting the tough measures adopted to prevent the spread of the virus. Saudi Arabia experienced the largest YoY decline of -73.7%.
  • Intra-GCC arrivals are significant and unsurprising given the ease of connectivity between the countries. For all six countries combined, 22.7% of arrivals were from GCC countries. Countries with a smaller or less developed tourism product tend to be more heavily reliant on GCC tourists.
  • All countries across the GCC offer a range of natural landscapes ideal for adventure travelers seeking to reconnect with the great outdoors. Aside from the expanse of coastline, the arid desert climate, mountains, and natural pools all create a stunning destination for adventure-seeking tourists. With such a vast expanse of different adventure opportunities, GCC countries have a strong product to promote
Scope
  • This report is part of GlobalData's Destination Market Insights Series. These reports provide an in-depth analysis of a tourist destination and its key source markets, as well as an assessment of the trends and issues in the covered destination market, in this case the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
Reasons to Buy
  • Obtain a clear and detailed insight into new developments in a burgeoning tourist destination.
  • Use data and analysis to explore future trends related to international arrivals, airlines, niche tourism, and hotel developments.
  • Gain a strong understanding of the opportunities in the market, as well as the risks, to support better business decisions.


Overview
Gulf Cooperation Council Overview 2020
Gulf Cooperation Council Country Overview
GCC Countries Ranks on Butler’s Curve
Projects and Developments
Tourism Construction Projects
New and Increased Airline Routes / Partnerships
COVID-19 Impact
COVID-19 Impact on Tourism
Destination Actions
Source Markets
Main Source Markets - Intra-GCC Travel
Main Source Markets
Upcoming Source Markets
Types of Tourism
Sun and Beach Tourism
Adventure/Sport Tourism
Religious Tourism
Destination Focus
The UAE
Saudi Arabia
Regional Risk and SWOT Analysis
Risk
SWOT Analysis
Appendix & References

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