DUBAI is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Besides emerging as the global city, it has also been able to establish itself as the business hub of Middle East.
Through many innovative construction projects and sports events, Dubai has recently gained world attention.Skyscrapers and high –rise buildings has become the symbols of Dubai.
Among the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is one. It is rather like an independent city-state and is the most modern and progressive emirates in the UAE.
TRAVELLING IN DUBAI
The weekends in Dubai are Friday-Saturday. Most of the shopping malls like City Centre Deira are occupied by the Shoppe’s during the weekend, Friday,one day off from the work is the main reason behind this weekend crowd. People offer Jummah prayers during this weekend day, Friday, at the mosques.
One can prefer the mid-market hotels near the Creek in Deira for their stay.
Taxis for getting around are plentiful and cheap , and it’s better to be near the city center and souks for eating , shopping, etc. make sure that you give the correct landmark to the drivers , as they do not know all the ways very well.
It’s better to carry the maps with you , as it is convenient for you and for the driver.
Once, you should go to Dubai as it is very nice place. It is safe and clean place and it is safe for children.
DUBAI TRAVEL TIPS
1 TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN
The UAE is a family- oriented environment and small children are always welcomed and appreciated. Hotels have also special planning for children, such as, meals they prepare special meals for children. They provide room service especially for young children. They also provide baby-sitting facility. After having so much facility anyone can plan to go there.
They also plan for activities for children, they give discounts for the children under the age of 12.
2 WOMEN TRAVELLERS
The UAE is safe for women travellers. Women can go anywhere at anytime. Woman in the UAE are served first at Banks and post offices, police stations and other government offices.
3 DISABLED TRAVELLERS
Hotels have specially- adapted rooms and other facilities for handicapped people.
The airports and shopping malls have the facility for disabled travellers. They provide wheelchairs.
There is also special parking place designed for disabled persons.
4 AIRPORT FACILITIES
In June 2001 Emirates airline designated a special handling area at departures and arrival for passengers with special needs. They provide personal service to wheelchair passengers.
Dubai contains well equipped public and private hospitals.
It provides vaccinations to patients as and when required.
It provides health insurance.
GSM services are available. One can buy a new mobile phone and purchase a temporary SIM card or use one’s own handset with a temporary card.
DUBAI is a great place to visit.