Dubai, located on the Persian Gulf, is the most important emirate of UAE with the largest population. It shares borders with Abu Dhabi in the south and Sharjah in the northeast. The place enjoys the privilege to be known as the world's multi-cultural blend of diversity, young, dynamic, and professional people. There is a reason why large numbers of people from four corners of the world come to Dubai. They come for getting the jobs, enjoy the high quality of life and experience the amazing lifestyle.
Monetary aspect is one of the highly significant factors that cause people to move from one country to the other. Dubai city offers investments opportunities with higher returns, jobs with the promise of a higher paycheck and some of the world's hottest tourists' attractions. After the oil discovery in 1966 in UAE, Dubai attracted large investments and massive influx of foreign workers, business and leisure tourists from all around the world especially Eastern Europe, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent. Today, Dubai's gross domestic product is around US $ 83 billion and it has one the fastest growing populations among the major cities. Speaking of industries in Dubai, telecommunications, information technology, construction, engineering, oil and gas, media, and medicine are the fastest growing industries of Dubai.
Dubai government highly prioritizes the tourism sector. It does so to maintain the flow of foreign cash into the emirate. As a matter of fact, large part of the emirate's revenues comes from tourism. Shopping is the most important aspect of Dubai tourism. According to a report published in 2010, Dubai was the 8th most visited city of the world. Being called as the shopping capital of the Middle East, Dubai city offers more than 70 shopping malls. Dubai Mall is an amazing shopping plaza and enjoys the distinction to be including the world's largest shopping mall.
If you are someone who loves to travel and to explore new places, Dubai is an ideal place for you. Being world's exotic tour and travel destination, this place offers a great tradition and culture as well as heart-grabbing natural attractions and breath-taking magnificent sightseeing spots such as world's largest shopping malls and man-made, palm-shaped beaches. Some of Dubai's hottest tourists' places are Bur Dubai, Deira Dubai, Jumeirah beach, international city, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah etc. Bur Dubai offers amazing shopping malls the Wafi Shopping Mall, Bur Juman mall and the Al Khaleej Center. Another attraction of Dubai is its Gold souk in Deira featuring around 250 gold retail shops; hence, a great choice for those shoppers in Dubai who are looking for boutiques and jewelery shopping. To accommodate all the visitors, Dubai offers world class luxurious accommodations in the form hotel rooms and self-catering apartments.