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Dubai Holidays
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Jumeirah Hotels in Dubai
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Dubai a centre of global business
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Dubai a centre of global business
Dubai Restaurants
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Dubai Attractions
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Dubai Events
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Dubai Shopping Festival
The Dubai Shopping Festival has emerged as one of the world’s leading retail attractions Learn more
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Dubai Sports
Dubai is one of the world’s premier sporting cities Learn more
Dubai Sports
A record breaking city
Dubai has a mix of modern and traditional architecture Learn more
A record breaking city
Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina is home to some of Dubai’s newest and most fascinating buildings Learn more
Dubai Marina
Gold Souk
The glittering star of Dubai’s shopping scene can be found at the gold souk Learn more
Gold Souk
Dubai Museum
Dubai Museum stands as a tribute to the Emirate’s history and traditional culture Learn more
Dubai Museum
Things to do in Dubai
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Things to do in Dubai
Dubai Shopping
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Dubai Shopping
Spa in Dubai
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Spa in Dubai
Dubai Tours
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Dubai Tours
Dubai Deserts
This stunning desert surrounds the city of Dubai, and is characterised by wide expanses of sands and captivating dunes. Learn more
Dubai Deserts
Weddings in Dubai
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Honeymoons in Dubai
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About Dubai

Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.

Dubai History

Some 800 members of the Bani Yas tribe, led by the Maktoum Family, settled at the mouth of the creek in 1833. The creek was a natural harbour and Dubai soon became a center for the fishing, pearling and sea trade. By the turn of the 20th century Dubai was a successful port. The souk (Arabic for market) on the Deira side of the creek was the largest on the coast with 350 shops and a steady throng of visitors and businessmen. When oil was discovered in 1966, Sheikh Rashid utilized the oil revenues to spur infrastructure development in Dubai.

Dubai City

Dubai is now a city that boasts unmatchable hotels, remarkable architecture and world-class entertainment and sporting events. The beautiful Burj Al Arab hotel presiding over the coastline of Jumeirah beach is the world's only hotel which offers seven star service. The Emirates Towers are one of the many structures that remind us of the commercial confidence in a city that expands at a remarkable rate. 

Dubai also hosts major international sporting events. The Dubai Desert Classic is a major stop on the Professional Golf Association tour. The Dubai Open, an ATP tennis tournament, and the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, draw thousands every year.

Dubai Attractions

From the timeless tranquillity of the desert to the lively bustle of the souk, Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of attractions for visitors.

The emirate embraces a wide variety of scenery in a very small area. In a single day, the tourist can experience everything from rugged mountains and awe-inspiring sand dunes to sandy beaches and lush green parks, from dusty villages to luxurious residential districts and from ancient houses with wind towers to ultra-modern shopping malls.

The emirate is both a dynamic international business centre and a laid-back tourist escape; a city where the sophistication of the 21st century walks hand in hand with the simplicity of a bygone era. But these contrasts give Dubai its unique flavour and personality; a cosmopolitan society with an international lifestyle,

Source: Government of Dubai

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Welcome to Burj Al Arab a true icon. Arrive in absolute awe, stay individually inspired

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel is famed for its sheer wealth of options to enjoy your stay

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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Experience the finer side of Dubai at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel whether for business or pleasure.

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Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel is a stunning architectural highlight on the Dubai's skyline.

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Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Opulent. Imperial. Inspiring. Five-star luxury meets Ottoman grandeur

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Madinat Jumeirah

Madinat Jumeirah

A place of luxury and convenience. Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia.

Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residences

Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residences

Elevated Living in the heart of Dubai at Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residence.

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Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Located in Dubai Wild Wadi offers 30 rides and attractions for all the family.

Dubai Restaurants

Dubai Restaurants

Jumeirah Restaurants in Dubai are renowned for their great quality food and creative cuisine