Dubai is the quintessential home of sand, sun and shopping. A century ago, it was a tranquil town whose coral-and-gypsum huts housed Bedouin traders and pearl divers. Today the merchants have gone international and science-fiction skyscrapers stand alongside the mosques and wind towers of Old Dubai.
Dubai is the hottest global tourist destination for shoppers. Dubai Shopping festival, is world famous, which attracts millions of tourists every year. Dubai is also the venue for the World Exposition 2020 where nearly 25 million visitors are expected, 70% of whom will come from abroad.
Dubai is one of the seven cities that make up the United Arab Emirates, and is truly billed as the gateway to the world due to its excellent geographical location. Majority of airlines around the globe offer flights to Dubai. Dubai is strategically located midway between the Far East & Europe on the east-west trading routes.
Dubai International Airport ranks as one of the world's busiest in terms of transit passengers is linked to more than 145 global destinations. Dubai has no taxes on profits of income. It offers complete freedom of capital movement. Dubai offers an international, family environment and is virtually crime free.
The expatriate population comprises primarily of European, Asian and other Arab nationals provide a melting pot of multiple cultures that gives Dubai an un-imitable characteristic.