Dubai – "The desert"Dubai is one of the mind-boggling places where one can plan their vacations with great fun. Beaches, water parks, theme parks and many more activities will definitely make your trip memorable. Dubai is well-established, popular and luxurious sights tendering a warm atmosphere. It is known as the city of merchants not only this it is a city filled with many unexpected surprises for its tourists.
Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi. Dubai has recently attracted world attention through many innovative large construction projects and sports events.
Fast Facts :
Languages :Arabic and English Hindi, Urdu
Summer:hot, windy and dry, 25°C To 40°C
Mansoon :Very little rainfall Annual – 150 mm.
Winter:cool and and plesant 14°C To 23°C.
What to See :Dubai has emerged as a global city and a business hub. Although Dubai's economy was built on the oil industry, currently the emirate's model of business, similar to westernized countries, drives it main revenues from tourism, real estate, and financial services vTourism is an important part of the Dubai government's strategy to maintain the flow of foreign cash into the emirate. Dubai's lure for tourists is based mainly on shopping, but also on its possession of other ancient and modern attractions. As of 2007, Dubai was the 8th most visited city of the world.
Dubai has been called the shopping capital of the Middle East. Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. Many modern interpretations of Islamic architecture can be found in Dubai, due to an architectural boom in the Arab World.
There are a number of parks, amusement parks and heritage villages. Most recently, on the 4th January 2010, the world's tallest skyscraper has been opened in Dubai, the Burj Khalifa, known as the Burj Dubai during construction.v
Getting There :
By Air :Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB), the hub for the Emirates Airline, serves the city of Dubai and other emirates in the country. Emirates Airline is the national airline of Dubai.
Moving in and around : The Public Bus Transport system in Dubai is run by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The bus system services are available. Dubai also has an extensive taxi system, by far the most frequently used means of public transport within the Emirate. There are both government-operated and private cab companies. Waterway: The Marine Transport Agency has also implemented the Dubai Water Bus System.
Food :Arab food is very popular and is available everywhere in the city, from the small shawarma diners in Deira and Al Karama to the restaurants in Dubai's hotels. Fast food, South Asian, and Chinese cuisines are also very popular and are widely available.
Where to Stay :A Dubai holiday means different things to different people and a holiday in Dubai offers the ways to spend time according to the travelers needs. Dubai resorts are plentiful, depending your budget and expectations. There are various choice of Dubai vacation package at discount prices.
Dubai has a range of hotels that include budget hotels, star cateogory hotels. There are various choice of Dubai hotel packages at discount prices. For the budget travelers there are a number of Dubai budget hotels. Find your perfect accommodations and book online Dubai hotels...
Dubai has numerous hotels that consist of budget hotels, star hotels. The various choices of Dubai hotel packages at discounted prices are available. For travelers having low budget there are a number of Dubai economy hotels. Find your convenient accommodations options and book onlineBook Dubai Hotels now