Dubai: Eid Al Adha celebrations has begun with huge crowds expected to throng malls, new attractions, parks, beaches and restaurants.
In Dubai, home to the world’s busiest airport, the Eid holiday traffic will top one million passengers, Dubai International Airport said.
Scores of tourists from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, who are typically led by Saudis in term of numbers, are in town to take advantage of shopping deals, shows and dining options.
Residents and tourists are also expected to experience new attractions, most notably the IMG Worlds of Adventure, billed as the world’s biggest indoor theme park. It is expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors per day, with an equal split between residents and tourists, during the first year of its operation.
Dubai Mall, the world’s biggest mall that is one of the most visited destinations on earth, will also be especially busy over the Eid break, which lasts till Saturday. More info