Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirates of Dubai. Seven emirates make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline.
Dubai has emerged as a global city and business hub of the Middle East. Dubai’s oil revenue helped accelerate the early development of the city, but now the main revenues come from tourism, aviation, real estate, and financial services. Dubai has become famous with its iconic skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the world’s tallest building, the BurjKhalifa. It is said that as of 2012, Dubai is the 22nd most expensive city in the world and the most expensive city in the Middle East in 2014. Dubai’s hotel rooms were rated as the second most expensive in the world and Dubai has been rated as one of the best places to live in the Middle East.
Dubai’s must visits are the BurjKhalifa, the Dubai Fountains, Burj al Arab, Palm Islands, The World Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, the Dubai Creek, the Dubai Museum, the Dubai Mall and the Dubai Marina and not forgetting going on a Desert Safari.
With year-round sunshine, captivating deserts, lovely beaches, deluxe hotels and shopping malls, Dubai receives millions of visitors each year from around the world.
Dubai has a warm, sunny climate, with mild temperatures for most of the year which attracts tourism.