Dubai Travel Attractions

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Dubai is a city of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has a total area of 3,885 square kilometers. It used to be a fishing village, but because the city was forward looking, liberal and has an eye for commercialism it did not take long for it to become popular among traders and tourists. However, no matter how many foreigners enter the city of Dubai it still keeps its tradition and culture, thus making it even more attractive to those who seek to explore the exotic Middle East. Language is never a barrier in Dubai because even if Arabic is its official language most people can understand English.

As of the moment, the most popular travel attraction in Dubai is the sail-shaped hotel Burj Al Arab Hotel where every guest is treated as a royalty worthy of red carpet treatment. It boasts fine interiors designed by world-class designers, rotating king-sized bed that allows the guest to have a 360 degrees view of the environment outside the hotel and of course, the A-list guests that have visited the hotel since it opened. It is said that Michael Jackson once stayed in the hotel’s $9,000-a-night luxury suite. Whether you plan on staying in the hotel or not, it is worth the time and effort to drop by and see its grand architecture.

The World Completed

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Nakheel, one of the world’s largest property developers, today laid the final stone on the breakwater for The World. The last rock was one of 34 million tonnes of rock that were used to construct the 27 km breakwater which surrounds the 300 man-made islands that make up The World. The World team was on hand as the last rock was placed at 8:00am January 10, 2008 by Director Hamza Mustafa.

This historic moment marked the completion of the first phase of one of Dubai‘s most talked about landmarks, which included land reclamation requiring 320 million cubic meters of sand dredged from the sea and the creation of the breakwater that surrounds the 9km wide and 7kms long island destination. The next phase involves handing over islands to developers for construction and building of infrastructure.