Dubai still the Middle East’s top city for luxury spending
05 April, 2016
Dubai remains the number one destination for luxury spending in the Middle East, followed by Doha, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait City, a survey commissioned by American Express Middle East has revealed. According to the survey, 43 per cent chose Dubai as their favourite city to shop for luxury items, followed by Doha, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait City. However, the average amount spent on luxury items each month in Dubai was $2,300 (AED8,447), compared to $4,000 in Qatar. Holidays and fine dining are the categories which people spend the most on in the UAE.