Dubai

Dubai the cultural and commercial capital of UAE is the fast developing into an international transiting station and a vibrant re-export platform linking the Eastern and the Western worlds with Africa. It is said to be the fastest growing city on the globe today. It is attracting tourist in the millions and in the next five years looks to double the number of visitors to a staggering fifteen million, ten times its own population. It straddles the richest oil region in the world and Foreign Direct Investment are flowing like fountain into it. Gradually, you will see it transform into a Hong Kong Singapore of the Middle-East and more. It is a beautiful world-class cosmopolitan metropolis that is populated by over 100 nationalities, all living in peace and harmony

Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.
Dubai is one of the wonders of the modern world. A decade ago the sand was the ruler of this emirate located on the edge of the Arabian desert with no discernible natural advantages. Nowadays the sand has been dethroned by the luxurious futuristic skyscrapers and the exclusive cozy villas scattered around the coastline. And all this is thanks to the vision of Dubai Ruler- Sheikh Mohammed and the belief in his subjects in his idea to run his country into the center of international trading and tourism. His logic simple: you build it, they will come font

Dubai, with an area of 3,885 square kilometers, is the second largest emirate in the UAE. Situated on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a natural inlet from the Gulf which divides the city into the Deira district to its north and Bur Dubai on its south, the city ranks as the UAE’s most important port and commercial center.

The UAE has 700 kilometers of coastline, of which 100 kilometers are on the Gulf of Oman. Along the Arabian Gulf coast there are offshore islands, coral reefs and sabkha, or salt-marshes. Stretches of gravel, plain and barren desert characterise the inland region.

AMAZING ECONOMY

Dubai has changed dramatically over the last three decades, becoming a major business centre with a more dynamic and diversified economy. Dubai enjoys a strategic location and serves as the biggest re-exporting centre in the Middle East.

Its low logistical and operational costs and excellent infrastructure, international outlook and liberal government policies are attracting investors in a big way. Activities such as trade, transport, tourism, industry and finance have shown steady growth and helped the economy to achieve a high degree of expansion and diversification

The latest announcement is of the Dh10-billion Al Mamzar Beachfront project, with a possible unveiling of a mega development in Dubai World Central. Billions of dirhams worth of projects such as Blue Waters Island, Dubai Creek Harbor, Dubai Water Canal and Dubai Theme Parks are already underway, with Aladdin City and Al Mamzar projects likely to break ground by next year. Majority of these attractions are set for completion before 2020-the year when Dubai will host Expo 2020.

Dubai Mega projects

From a desert oasis to an international metropolis – Dubai has every right to be dubbed the Gulf’s most exciting city.The emirate is currently engaged in a multi-billion dollar building phase, which will transform its skyline, add hundreds of kilometres to its beachfront and push development way out into the desert. Click on the links above to find out more about each of the main projects currently taking place in Dubai.

DUBAI NEWEST PROJECTS

Museum Of The Future

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Future, has issued directives for quick implementation of the work plan for the museum as it plays an important role as a source of inspiration for innovation and incubator for ideas.

Bluewaters Island

Work has commenced on the Blue Water Island with the first frames of Dubai Eye, billed to be the world Ferris wheel, being installed. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has also awarded a Dh475 million contract to link the project to the mainland.

Dubai Frame

Dubai Municipality is aiming to make Dubai Frame the number one tourist attraction globally.

Dubai Creek Harbour

Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding have commenced work on the project, which includes the world twin towers.

Dubai Water Canal

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed completion of 33 per cent construction on the 2-billion water canal project.

Dubai Theme Parks

Dubai Parks and Resort has confirmed that the construction of the theme park is 17 per cent completed and 40 per cent of the ride engineering and manufacturing has been completed.

Deira Island

Deira Island is a unique Waterfront Entertainment, Tourist and Residential Destination, Developed in alignment with Dubai vision 2020. Comprising four man-made islands situated adjacent to Dubai, Deira district this spectacular development will offer residents the opportunity to embrace relaxed Island living, as well as make a significant contribution to Dubai Tourism Industry

MBR City- District One

Meydan Sobha the developer of $10-billion Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) City- District One, will hand over the first and second phase of villas in mid-2016 and mid-2017.

Aladdin and Sindbad

Dubai Municipality is in the process of finalizing a design consultant for Aladdin City, a project inspired by the tales of Aladdin and Sindbad.

Al Mamzar Beachfront

Emaar Properties and Dubai Municipality will build Al Mamzar beachfront project at an initial cost of Dh10 billion.

Taj Arabia

Dubai Arabia, a 20storey glass structure inspired by Indiaԡj Mahal will be open for the public by early 2017.