United Arab Emirates continues to be the most popular destination in 2014. The city of Dubai attracts a heavy number of Saudis every year. Saudi Arabia leads the Middle East in terms of the number of internet users - 8.5million in 2014, and the Kingdom ranked first in 2014 for active Twitter users. Nearly all of the leading hotel chains in the Kingdom have now effectively devised online purchase and payment options to encourage domestic and international tourism. Saudi ranks third globally in terms of smartphone ownership, with a penetration rate of nearly 73%, and mobile sales for hotels experienced a 28% increase in 2014 as a result. Hotel chains in the Kingdom such as Hilton, Ramada and Courtyard Marriott now have mobile specific websites to facilitate bookings. Get the full story at Zawya Read also "Wego & Saudi Arabian OTA Almosafer announce partnership" at Zawya