Dubai is known as second largest emirate in UAE which occupies an area of 3,885kms. Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Dubai’s fascinating history and vibrant heritage offers its visitors a glimpse into its culture. It is one of the biggest business hubs in the world. It is well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage. Most of the Dubai’s tourist attractions include The Dubai mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai world trade centre and Dubai marina. Dubai mall is the world’s largest shopping centre with 1,200 stores in it. Hence some of these facts make Dubai an interesting place for tourism and business events.800 members approximately of the Bani Yas tribe, led by the Maktoum family were settled at the mouth of the creek in 1833.As the creek a natural harbour, Dubai soon became a center for fishing, pearl and sea trade. By 20th century Dubai became a successful port. Oil was discovered in 1966; Sheikh Rashid utilized the oil for revenues to spur the infrastructure development in Dubai.
Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of attractions for visitors. It has a wide variety of sceneries to experience. Tourists can experience everything from rugged mountains and awe-inspiring sand dunes to sandy beaches and lush green parks, from dusty villages to residential districts and from ancient houses with the wind towers to ultra-modern shopping malls. Dubai is a Dynamic international business Centre as well as a laid back tourist escape, and a city where the sophistication of the 21st century walks hand in hand with its simplicity of a bygone era. On the hole these contrasts give Dubai a unique flavor and personality.