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Dubai Airports celebrated Chinese New Year with thousands of passengers passing through Dubai International’s Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. Welcoming the Year of the Dog, which officially starts on the 16th of February, all week passengers at DXB were treated to rousing performances by artists from Dubai Parks and Resorts’ outstanding entertainment team including a roaming lion dancer, a Chinese face changer and traditional Chinese dancers. ALSO SEE Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2018, According to American Express Travel Also Read - Indian Expat Stranded At Dubai Airport After He Fell Asleep & Missed His Flight Back Home



Dubai skyline with Burj Khalifa

Dubai skyline with Burj Khalifa

In addition, both terminals operated dedicated immigration lanes for passengers and those leaving Dubai on China Southern, Cathay Pacific and Air China flights were presented with gifts and vouchers for use in the airport. CHECK OUT Dubai’s Aviation Sector Makes Green Pledge Inspiring Other Global Cities Also Read - Watch | Dubai's Burj Khalifa Lights Up to Alert Residents To 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' Amid COVID-19 Pandemic



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China (including Hong Kong) was one of the most significant growth markets for DXB in 2017, generating more than 3.3 million passengers. This marked increase of 15.9% compared to 2016, was attributed to the relaxation of visa regulations by the UAE to offer visa on arrival for Chinese visitors. DO SEE Kriti Sanon’s Dubai and Oman Excursions Will Make You Want to Hit the Middle East

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

Dubai remains one of the most alluring cities to visit on the planet. Its magnificent skyline which includes the impressive Burj Khalifa offers breathtaking cityscapes. Known as a premier shopping destination, Dubai draws in visitors all year round. Its remarkable architecture is as alluring as its vibrant nightlife. Dubai Airports manages the operation and development of both of Dubai’s airports – DXB and DWC. Its celebration of Chinese New Year is in line with several other initiatives taken to ensure great customer service.