Dubai City Guide
Over the last few years, Dubai has become one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The many hotels are an example for the commercial relevance of tourism. There are countless tourists visiting the country to find dreamlike hotels for their stay. The Emirate Dubai is situated at the Persian Gulf, the town Dubai is located in the northern part of the sheikdom.
Dubai’s total population amounts to 1,100,000, with many additional residents, who are not living in Dubai permanently. The latter are often staying in the suites of the Dubai hotels.
Dubai’s economy experienced immense growth within the last few years. The city owes this mostly to its liberal economic policy and the resulting relations to countries all over the world.
There are only few restrictions concerning goods traffic, and the environmental regulations are not very strict. Furthermore, Dubai is considered to be a tax haven, since there are no direct taxes, especially no tax on income.
In Dubai there are being more buildings erected than in any other part of the world. Burj Dubai, the highest tower in the world, caused a stir, since it will presumably measure 818 meters / 895 yards, when it will be finished in 2009.
Dubai, the luxury oasis, is characterised by villas, yacht harbours, expensive shops and artificial worlds. Here you will find golf courts as well as skiing halls in the desert. The countless hotels provide for the guest to always have short distances to their destination.
Dubai International Airport is approached by more than 100 airlines.
In order to be able to transport the huge amount of business travellers as well as tourists, Dubai is currently building a second airport, the Dubai World Central International Airport.
Among Dubai’s hotels there is one clearly standing out: the famous Burj al Arab with a height of 321 meters / 350 yards and the form of a sailing ship has become the town’s symbol. And there are numerous other luxury hotels and nice accommodations, most often located directly at the sea. Nearly all of the Dubai hotels provide for ideal conditions for the high number of business travelers.