United Arab Emirates
East Meets West
Located on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a world-class
business and vacation destination.
Famous for its nightlife, culture, live entertainment, beautiful
beaches, boating, expansive sand dunes, sprawling desert, diverse
the one-of-a-kind Burj
Al Arab luxury hotel (photo above), Dubai
is one of the
most popular and vibrant tourist destinations in the Middle East.
Book a vacation or an off-site corporate meeting/event in this
fabulous Mideast destination and find out for yourself what makes
it so unique.
Dubai World Cup Horseracing
& Popular Sporting Events
The Dubai World Cup — a world-class horseracing event — is
held annually at the prestigious Nad
Al Sheba racecourse.
Dubai also hosts the annual Dubai Tennis Championships
and the Dubai Desert Classic Golf Tournament. Football and Cricket
are also big sporting events here.
Dubai Shopping Festival
Dubai's month-long Shopping Festival attracts millions
of visitors from around the world every year. Take advantage
of Dubai's duty-free shopping and "Shop til you drop!"
International Film Festival
Popular year-round events include the 7-day Dubai International
Film Festival which draws celebrities from around the world.
Dubai Tours & Sightseeing
Fun Dubai Tours
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Best Time to Visit Dubai
is the best time to visit Dubai, when it's a little cooler.
Summers are very hot with high humidity, especially July and August. Winter
months (December-March) can bring light rainfall.
Dubai International Airport
Dubai International Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the world. In 2007, it was the number one airport. It has over 120 scheduled airlines, flying 95,000 passengers each day or over 34 million passengers each year.
The government is investing $4.5 billion to expand the airport. The airport will then have the capacity to handle 120 million passengers each year.
Emirates Airline now flies direct nonstop to New York and Houston. Delta also flies nonstop to Dubai from Atlanta. Most other airlines connect in London.
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