The Swiss Tourism Board in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), has said the UAE has been ranked second in the list of GCC tourists flow to Switzerland.
In its statement, the Swiss Tourism office in Dubai, said the Schengen visa waiver for Emiratis has contributed to increasing the number of Emirati tourists to Switzerland.
It also pointed out that the decision contributed to brisk tourist movement between the two countries as travelling becomes more convenient for tourists, businesspersons and others.
Exempting the UAE citizens from the Schengen Visa requirements has resulted positively at all economic, social and tourist levels, and increased the trade and investment between the UAE and the EU 'Schengen zone. ''
This successful step achieved by the UAE diplomacy, has consolidated the UAE's status at international level, and strengthened the UAE- EU relations.