About Dubai

Dubai: A New Centre for World Golf

Innovative, dynamic and bold, Dubai is an internationally renowned commercial centre and tourism destination. This cosmopolitan, multicultural hub is one of the most dynamic cities in the world, with a larger-than-life reputation for its elegant lifestyle and warm hospitality.

Home to some of the world’s most iconic offerings, including Burj Al Arab, the World and the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa, the city offers an array of attractions to excite even the most seasoned traveller. From dhows sailing majestically along Dubai Creek to high-end shopping, luxury hotels and futuristic skyscrapers, Dubai is an ultramodern metropolis.

It is also home to some of the world’s top sporting events, from the Barclay’s Dubai Tennis Championship to the Dubai Rugby Sevens and the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race. The spotlight is now shining brightly on the city as an exciting new venue for world golf.

Dubai is one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. Strategically located at the crossroads of trade and commerce between East and West, Dubai is in an ideal position to service and access markets that span the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. This fast-growing and forward-looking society is tolerant to the beliefs and needs of its diverse and highly sophisticated community. Of its population of nearly 1.5 million, 80% are expatriates who represent some 200 nationalities.

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