Dubai, a small desert town only 50 years ago, has developed into a vibrant city that is a business and cultural focal point in the Middle East and a popular tourist destination.
Dubai is known for luxury shopping, modern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, with its 830m the tallest building in the world, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. Real Estate and tourism drive the economy, and there seems to be a never-ending development of innovative and over-the-top projects.
Dubai: Anything you see or name it, it’s larger than life in Dubai!!!
Dubai’s goal seems to be to constantly have the biggest and best of everything. Its hotels are the most luxurious of any other place on earth, including the best hotel in the world: The Burj Al-Arab. Dubai built the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, which can be seen from 95 km away and is 163 stories high. On top of that, the city has the largest indoor mall in the world, the biggest aquarium, the biggest automated fountain, the tallest hotel, the longest automated rail network and the largest indoor ski park.
Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. Well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.