Why are Tourists Coming to Dubai
- On 22 Jun, 2014 08:46 AM
- In Dubai Attractions
The desert paradise of Dubai is sensational. A city that manages to create an interesting mix between its modern man-made exploits and rich Emirati heritage, Dubai has anything and everything that any fervent tourist wants in his travel itinerary. Hotel occupancies are already hitting record high levels. The number of travelers and tourists has been higher than expected. With a wide and varied selection of attractions and activities, it is no surprise that Dubai is fast becoming the top tourism destination in the world, both for business and leisure. This can be attributed to a lot of different factors. For one, Dubai is an excellent shopping destination. A city of shopping malls, Dubai has luxury retail outlets carrying international brands as well as bustling souks that offer tourists year-round bargains and regular sales. It has surpassed Paris, London, New York and Beijing to become the shopping capital of the world. Attractions like the relaxing aquarium and underwater zoo, thrilling indoor ski resort, mesmerizing dancing fountains, and fun-filled waterparks offer never-ending fun for families and friends. The list goes on with man-made marvels like the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab, the artificial islands The Palm Islands and The World, and the Miracle Garden. For those who want to immerse in the Emirati culture, Dubaiâ€™s cultural heritage and natural treasures are also huge tourist magnets. Yacht cruises and sport fishing that reflect the nationâ€™s seafaring roots as well as desert safaris in the rolling dunes are highly recommended activities. Recently, Dubai has been hosting different world events. Sports tournaments like tennis, golf, and racing find state-of-the-art venues in Dubai. Concerts featuring international artists and world conventions for business or leisure also expand the list. Strategically located at the crossroads of the East and the West, Dubai continuously aims to enhance its various tourism offers to make them even more compelling and attractive to every tourist in the world.