Dubai received 79 million hashtags this summer alone…

We already know that Dubai is a very Instagrammable city with stunning architecture, natural desert habitats, incredible food and beverage offerings, the list goes on. And now there’s official proof too.

According to Gulf Business, online travel marketplace Wego has released new data naming Dubai as the fifth most hashtagged city in the world. Based purely on the summer of 2019 alone, there were 79 million hashtags related to Dubai and considering summer is our low season, that’s a lot.

The report also mentioned that a huge 26 per cent of the Dubai hashtags related to food, making it the number one city for food post this summer, and we’re not surprised in the slightest. With thousands of incredible restaurants across the emirate, we’re partial to a #foodstagram snap or two too.


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Elsewhere in the world, the top city in terms of hashtags was London with 118 million posts. Next was Paris which fell close behind with 101 million, followed by Nice and New York who received 87 million and 83 million respectively.

Recently, Abu Dhabi also made it to the top of Instagram’s most-posted list. Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara, was ranked as the most Instagrammable hotel in the world by Luxury Travel Advisor. More than 35,000 readers voted for the stunning, five-star desert property, which sits on the edge of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter – the world’s largest sand desert.

Happy snapping…

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