life in dubai

10 years of heritage
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Madinat Jumeirah we would like to share with you 10 incredible facts about Dubai, one of the most exciting and phenomenal cities in the world.

Dubai has seen an astonishing growth in population
during the last ten years

the population has increased

From 1,177,537 in 2004

 

to 2,257,161 in 2014

 
 

That is equivalent to300 people

moving to dubai every single day

 
 
 

OVER the last ten years,
the capacity of dubai international airport HAS increased

From 21 million passengers in 2004

to 75 Million passengers annually in 2014

That is each year
more passengers
THAN THE ENTIRE
POPULATION OF

great
britain&greececombined

 
 
 

'Abras' are traditional wooden boats that are used as the main
MODE OF TRANSPORTATION FOR GUESTS AT MADINAT JUMEIRAH

OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS,
MADINAT JUMEIRAH Transported

 
 
 

3.3 MILLION
GUESTS

 
 
 
 

THAT IS1.5X THE POPULATION OF DUBAI

 
 
 
 

When it opened in December 1999, the iconic Burj Al Arab was the first hotel in the world to surpass 305m (1,000ft) in height.

it was the first hotel to surpass305m (1,000ft)
in Height

 
 
 

Its atrium is so high that the Statue of
Liberty would nicely fit twice into it

 
 
 
 

Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made
structure in the world

AT THE TOP OF BURJ KHALIFA, visitors can
enjoy temperatures nearly
15 degrees COOLERthan at the building's base

 
 

the temperature difference is equal to taking a trip from Dubai to london in the month of april

 
 
 
 

The Dubai Metro is the world's longest
automated driverless train system

over 443 millionPassengers have commuted on the Dubai Metro since it launched in 2009.

 
 

That is more than THE entirepopulation of the Middle East in the last 5 years alone!

 
 
 
 

The Dubai Mall is one of the world's
largest malls

In 2013 alone, approximately. 75 millionpeople visited the popular
shopping destination

That is more than the total international tourist visits to United states of america In 2013 (70 million)

The Palm Jumeirah is the world's
largest man-made island

PALM JUMEIRAH coverS UP TO 5.6 KM2
of area over water

784 X

THE AREA COVERED BY THE PALM CAN FIT 784 soccer
fields

Art Dubai is the region's largest contemporary
art fair held each year at Madinat Jumeirah

THE ART FAIR HAS over 500 artists from 30 countries
on display

That is more than the number of
painters that have art at
the
Louvre Museum In france

Over the past 10 years the Turtle sanctuary at Madinat Jumeirah
has helped turtles find their way back into the ocean

THE turtle sanctuary so far has helped 700 turtles find their way
into the ocean.

That is extremely impressive as it equates to 10% of all nesting
HAWKSBILL TURTLES worldwide

STAY

Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Al Qasr and Mina A'Salam, 29 traditional summer houses in Dar Al Masyaf and 7 Malakiya Villas.

dine

With over 40 world-class restaurants, bars and lounges to choose from, youll enjoy a dizzying choice of dining options - each with a distinct theme, location and style.

indulge

All treatments at the Award-winning Talise Spa,
Madinat Jumeirah, are personalised to cater to your individual needs, transforming the mind, body and soul on your journey to self discovery.