Dubai is the largest of the seven United Arab Emirates, among Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. Dubai has become a magnificent tourist hub over the past few years. Dubai attracts millions of visitors from other countries each year and its title of Middle East’s Shopping Capital is well deserved.
Its location is a nexus between Asia, Europe and Africa, so it’s a natural choice for a lot of global events and business conferences. Both in the technology and finances departments, Dubai is very advanced compared with other countries in the region. A huge part of the local population is actually comprised of expats, usually from UK or India. True locals only make around 13% of Dubai’s population. They import the needed workforce from South East Asia countries.
Dubai International Airport is one of the most used in the world, with over 80 airlines operating here, with 130 worldwide destinations. The official Dubai airline is Emirates Airline and its service is considered to be one of the best in the world. Getting into Dubai might require you to have a visa or a sponsorship from a hotel or a Dubai resident.
Dubai is a duty free paradise, so shopping is a must here. They even have a Shopping Festival during the entire month of January, which makes millions of people visit Dubai. You will find a lot of bargains in the market centers and souk districts, or you can go to the Mall of the Emirates, one of the biggest malls in the world.
With over 1300 km of coastline to the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a real resort country. Even so, they aren’t satisfied with the current terrain and they’re building artificial islands, called the Palm Islands. The landmass of these islands will cover a surface bigger than that underneath Paris.
Shopping In Dubai
Dubai is an open port with low import duties and no taxation, the city present the good deal seeker invincible value. Major brand-name goods are effortlessly available and are much less pricey in Dubai than their source country.
Beach Attraction of Dubai
Dubai has beautiful, unspoiled, white sand beaches with Arabian sunshine and the warm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf to calm and please your sanity. Dubai’s foremost beaches run beside Jumeira Road.
Historical Attractions of Dubai
The main historical attractions in Dubai are: – Dubai Creek, Hatta, Sheikh Saeed House, Dubai Museum in Al Fahidi Fort, Heritage and Diving Villages, Bastakiya, Al Ahmadiya School, Bait Al Wakeel, Bin Muzaina House, Burj Nahar, Majlis Ghorfat Um-Al Sheif.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks


One Response to “Introduction to Dubai city life and shops” Subscribe

  1. E Manowarda 09/12/2011 at 18 h 46 min #

    Thank you for this very informative material,
    apart from being well written, it is also very helpful and insightful as you well know
    preparation is very important.

    I love the pictures enjoy a fab day

Leave a Reply

AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel

AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel  is ideally located in Dubai’s central business district, just ten minutes and 4kms away from Dubai [...]

Royal Ascot Hotel

The palatial architecture combined with the stunning interior makes guests of the Royal Ascot Hotel feel as if they are [...]

Dream Inn Dubai Apartments – Bay Central

Located 4.1 km from Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 8 km [...]

Radisson Blu Hotel

This luxury hotel is in central Deira, Dubai’s business and leisure district. The rooms have free wired internet and furnished [...]

Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai

Dubai is an ever-growing hub for business and tourism. It’s distinctive blend of heritage and contemporary culture makes it a [...]

Carlton Tower Hotel

The first international standard, 4-star hotel to grace the shores of Deira Creek, Carlton Tower Hotel was inaugurated by the [...]