Dubai is a cosmopolitan city located ideally in the middle of the UAE coast. Known as the Venice of the Gulf, Dubai is the second largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates. The ruler of Dubai is His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Dubai is a dynamic international business centre and a laid-back tourist’ escape as well. It is a city where the sophistication of the new century walks hand in hand with the simplicity of the bygone era.
The bunch of contrasts contributes to the unique personality of this Emirate, yet, the culture is deeply rooted in the Islamic traditions of the Arab world. Dubai is home to a spectrum of multinational community. Expatriates from over 100 countries reside in the emirate which has places of worship for non-Muslims in addition to a crematorium. Asians outnumber other nationalities in terms of the number of residents in Dubai. The credits of this city rise higher for the city misses air pollution, traffic jams poverty and crime. It is one of the safest cities in the world.
The city of Dubai embraces a wide variety of scenery in a very small area, and anything from clean beaches, lush green parks, modern city comforts to awe inspiring sand dunes is just right here in Dubai. The “trees of life”, date palm trees are in plenty all through the emirate stretching out its barks as if to welcome everyone to its fold. Dubai has an exciting profile with the creek, an inlet from the Arabian Sea, dividing the city into two distinct parts, Deira and Dubai. With the excellent network of roads, no area in Dubai would seem too far away.
Thousands of people enjoy crossing the Dubai creek on Abra, the traditional Arabian boats, the popular and cheapest mode of crossing the creek. From the most luxurious hotel apartments to affordable hotel apartments, Dubai has accommodations for all. Dubai’s strategic location connects it to all major cities of the world. The Emirates, an internationally acclaimed airline, has won more than 200 awards for excellence. With the new state of the art, five level terminal, First and Business Class lounges and more than 5,400 sq.metres of Duty Free Shopping, Dubai Airport is always ready to welcome the visitors!