The cities beating Dubai on social media this summer

The cities beating Dubai on social media this summer

The emirate came 6th in a global ranking

A new study conducted by Travelbag analysed Instagram and TikTok hashtag data for 100 cities to discover which locations are offering the best backdrop for social posts this summer.

Dubai is the only city in the region to make the list and beat out the likes of Sydney, New York, Miami and Melbourne which rounded out the top 10.

The data revealed that London ranks as the world’s most Instagrammable summer destination, with nearly 161,417 Instagram posts tagged #SummerinLondon. The hashtag has been used over 160K times on Instagram, as well as has almost 21 million views on TikTok.

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Paris closely follows London with 150,164 Instagram posts and 13.7 million TikTok views with many tourists flocking to the Champs de Mars located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. 

Germany’s capital, Berlin, ranks in third place with 62,621 Instagram posts but slightly fewer TikTok views at 4.9 million.

American cities Chicago and Seattle took 4th and 5th place respectively and Dubai came in sixth.

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