Things to do in Dubai, UAE
Dubai, the second largest of the seven emirates, is ruled by the Al Maktoum family. It occupies an area of approximately 3,900 kilometres. Dubai, the capital city, is located along the creek, a natural harbour, which traditionally provided the basis of the trading industry. Pearling and fishing were the main sources of income for the people of Dubai. Under the wise leadership of its rulers, Dubai's focus on trade and industry transformed it into the leading trading port along the southern Gulf. A building boom in the emirate has led to a whole host of chart breakers, in categories including highest apartment, biggest mall, and one of the world's most unique resorts. Tourism is also being promoted at a staggering rate with the construction of Dubai land and other projects that include the making of mammoth shopping malls, theme parks, resorts, stadiums and other various tourist attractions. Dubai is determined to be main contender worldwide in the world tourism industry. Dubai is already a top favorite tourist destination and continues with its outstanding never been done before projects. The early part of the 21st century is quickly becoming known as the age of Dubai. Many of the world's most impressive, breathtaking, and startling architectural projects are being constructed in a city.