We all look forward to city rankings every year and eye our own abode on the list. Here are some interesting findings for the year 2023. UAE’s Emirate, Dubai ranks 5 among the top 100 cities to live, work, invest, and visit. Five other cities from the Middle East have also made it to the list — Doha (27), Abu Dhabi (28), Riyadh (83), Tel Aviv (59), and Jerusalem (84).
On the other hand, India’s Mumbai is the only Indian city in to make it to the Top 100 list. The ranking was conducted by Resonance Consultancy, leading advisors in tourism, real estate, and economic development.
Dubai Ranks As 5th Best City In The World
Dubai has been deemed the ‘city of superlatives’ by Resonance Consultancy and ranks 5th overall. It ranks #27 for Educational Attainment worldwide while enjoying top-10 Income Equality. The most visited mall in the world – Dubai Mall – helps it climb to #28 in Shopping.
Likewise, whether it’s the Museum of Future or Burj Khalifa, or any other sector, Dubai shines throughout the report.
Mumbai Ranks 74th On The World’s 100 Best Cities
As per Resonance Consultancy, Mumbai is full of ‘juxtapositions’. On one hand, it is the icon of commercialism and Bollywood but then it also houses the biggest slums. It also has a lot of billionaires.
It ranks 74 as per global equity, 24th for the most Global 500 companies, and is among the top 10 globally for its restaurants. Likewise, the Taj Mahal Palace, CST Station, and Gateway of India contributes to its #36 ranking for Sights & Landmarks, the report mentions.
They also draw the city’s future via the Powai district. Surprisingly, The Chedi Mumbai – a GHM Hotel also features in the study with its 312 guest rooms and fascinating views of Powai Lake and the city’s skyline.
They also predict that Navi Mumbai International Airport will increase #75 Airport Connectivity ranking, and boost tourism. India’s first bullet train is also set to do the same regionally.
These Are The World’s 100 Best Cities Ranks As Per Global Place Equity
This year, Resonance Consultancy disqualified Moscow and St. Petersburg in view of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
At the same time, Kyiv, Ukraine has been highlighted for its resilience against Russia.
Here are the top 100 cities of the world as global place equity.
- New York
- Los Angeles
- San Fracisco
- Hon Kong
- Las Vegas
- Abu Dhabi
- San Diego
- Sao Paolo
- Buenos Aires
- Rio De Janeiro
- Tel Aviv
- Mexico City
- San Jose
- New Orleans
- Salt Lake City
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How Are The City Ranks Established
The Consultancy ranks cities across the world based on six categories:
Metropolitan areas with more than one million populations are ranked by using a combination of statistical performance and qualitative evaluations. Locals and visitors in 24 areas are grouped into the above six core categories.
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