Welcome
Dubai

The liberal nature of Dubai, coupled with unprecedented investment and year round sunshine has turned the emirate into a popular tourist destination as well as an essential place to do business.

Dubai is the second largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates and probably the most well known. Under the guidance of Shaikh Mohamed bin Rashid bin Maktoum, it has forged a reputation as one of the most important and vibrant cities in the Middle East.

COSMOPOLITAN FLAVOUR
Dubai's cosmopolitan flavour is matched by the city's many restaurants and entertainment venues, which provide a truly international array of choices for the visitor. Read more...

GEOGRAPHY
Dubai is split down the middle by a creek which runs through the centre of the old part of town. Read more...

VISA INFORMATION
Regulations in the UAE are complicated and subject to change. Check with your local UAE Embassy or travel agent prior to leaving to be sure.Read more...

FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
Climate: Dubai has a year round sunny climate with rain a very rare occurance, happening only a few times a year. The winter months (November to March) are the most suitable for tourists, with the weather averaging a pleasant 30C and humidity on the low side.Read more...

LIFESTYLE AND LEISURE
Dubai has something for everyone. From genteel activities in the sunshine to extreme sports and major professional events - all played out in some of the best sporting facilities in the world. Read more...

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

HISTORY AND LEADERS
Dubai began life as a small fishing village. It expanded in the early 19th century when large numbers of the Bani Yas tribe settled there.
The population had to depend on the sea for their livelihood. It provided fish, pearls and trade. The hamlet soon turned into a small trading port based around the mouth of the Creek. Read more...

DUBAI ESSENTIALS/FACTS
Dubai is one of seven emirates in the UAE, all of whom share the same currency, languages, religions telephone dialing codes and customs. Read more... Read more...

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