Calming down the tension among the UAE Skype users, the UAE Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA), has denied reports that skype users in UAE could land up in prison for up to two years and be fined for a maximum of Dh.
Dubai Municipality, in a major drive to improve infrastructure in the city, has launched 10 major projects to be completed at various dates, over the next couple of years.
The latest regulation by the UAE Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) mandates licenses for downloading Skype in the UAE.
According to a mathematical formula created by Emporis, Dubai is the only city from the GCC nations to make it to the list of top 10 best skylines in the world.
Following the launch of the first phase of the foot flowerfest, spanning 721,000 square foot in Dubailand early this year, the Dubai Properties Group (DPG) has announced their plan to grow the world’s largest vertical garden, and one of the world’s largest butterfly gardens as part of the second phase of the project.
Around the globe, you will find that the most popular tourist hotspots have spent decades building their infrastructure and reputation to attract visitors from the world over, so Dubai's quick ascension as a premier travel destination has certainly got people turning heads. Credit is due to the intelligent efforts of Dubai's government; because of it, Dubai tourism has exploded within a short span of time.
Dubai (Dubayy), like its neighbors, sits on rich oil resources, but really first attracted attention as a tourist destination with its annual Shopping Festival. With royal foresight, it was the Sheikh of Dubai who saw the need to create another form of trade to support its economy, knowing the eventuality of oil resources would run out one day and an annual event wasn’t enough. And so began the plans to convert Dubai into a luxurious holiday and vacation spot and a commercial center as well. Today, a large portion of the money earned by the old oil economy is now being pumped into promoting Dubai travel and tourism. Dubai is now known as a premier travel destination, with recreation, dining and entertainment for every age group.
Dubai already attracts thousands of business professionals on a daily basis. Located centrally where Europe, Africa, and Asia meet, Dubai accommodates well for the convening of international business. With this in mind, many facilities in Dubai have been built to facilitate tradeshows and exhibitions. The most popular of these is the Dubai World Trade Center.
Dubai boasts of magnificent resorts like the Burj Al Arab, seven-star hotels, world-renowned golf courses, desert safaris, snowboarding on sand dunes and indoor skiing and of course, some of the best shopping in the world. Dubai also offers much for the family: water parks, museums, historical sites, beaches and the zoo. With the cooler weather months from October to April, Dubai makes for a leisurely, enjoyable holiday stay. Cricket matches, camel racing, major sporting events and the Dubai Summer Surprises are just a sampling of what this exciting city has to offer. The combination of all these amenities in a sheltered and luxurious setting, have made Dubai one of the top vacation destinations in the world.
A sparkling gem in the desert, the city of Dubai is host to more than 10 million visitors a year, and has quickly become known for its world-class dining, unparalleled shopping, prestigious sporting events and year-round recreational activities. Guide2Dubai is your portal to all that is Dubai: local attractions, hotels, restaurants, properties, jobs, sports, entertainment, travel/relocating info and more.