Dubai is one of the world´s most exhilarating destinations: a glittering city that offers swathes of golden beaches; world-class shopping, dining and nightlife; hosts electrifying events and sporting championships; and, for all the family, is one big adventurous playground. Where tradition meets ambition and renowned for its futuristic architecture, this visionary city is also proud to display its rich heritage and culture.
Extraordinary images of Dubai´s skyline have been seen around the world, but this is a city that must be experienced to be believed. Where else can you spend the morning on the beach, the afternoon snow skiing and the evening camel riding in the desert? Where else can you dive with sharks in a shopping mall and watch dancing fountains at the base of the world´s tallest tower? Whatever your passion, whatever your age, Dubai will never disappoint!
Dubai is ranked as the world's second most popular destination for shopping. With a long history as a trading hub, today Dubai is synonymous with shopping. From souk to shopping mall, Dubai has it all - duty free, gold, electronics, textiles, cars - and is a true shopper´s paradise. Perfect for the shop-o-holics and for retail therapy!
Events & Festivals
Dubai has established itself as a major destination for an eclectic array of local and international events and has earned its reputation as the sporting capital of the Middle East. Throughout the year, Dubai hosts a range of popular sporting activities and dazzling entertainment attractions, as well as conferences and exhibitions.
Things to do
¨A hundred and one things to do¨ could indeed be an apt expression when you are in Dubai. This incredible city offers myriad things to do for all types of travelers. The list is endless!
One of the highlights of a visit to Dubai has to be a trip into the desert! From sand skiing and dune driving to wadi bashing or a feast in the desert whilst watching exciting performances! Tour operators offer an exciting variety of tours into the desert for an experience you will never have imagined.