Dubai is a cosmopolitan and modern day city, an international business hub and a popular tourist destination attracting millions of visitors every year.
Currently home to over 200 different nationalities, Dubai is an attractive proposition for many looking to live and work abroad. Many multi-national companies have opened up offices in Dubai and this will inevitably continue, thanks to Dubai’s strategic location and accessibility. Dubai is a tax free haven with no income or capital gains tax and various free zones which makes it lucrative placefor foreign investors.
With a sound infrastructure, excellent public transport, healthcare and educational facilities, a plethora of sports and leisure facilities, a variety of mega malls, white sandy beaches and much more, Dubai pretty much has it all! Home to the world’s tallest building, BurjKhalifa and some of the world’s leading hotels offering first class hospitality and the ultimate in luxury and comfort, Dubai is a popular place to live, work and holiday!
Another key factor which makes Dubai a popular choice for many to live or holiday is the fact that it is an extremely safe city with a very low crime rate.
The climate in Dubai is very sunny throughout the year with only four months of real summer heat. The busy tourist season runs from October until April although millions of tourists visit the city throughout the year.
In January 2015 it was announced that Dubai International Airport was the world’s busiest airport in terms of international passenger traffic in 2014. In 2014, 13.2 million tourists visited Dubai and this is projected to hit 20 million by 2020. In 2013, Dubai won the bid to host Expo2020 which is a great achievement and will translate into exponential growth across a wide range of sectors including hospitality, tourism, trade, shipping, logistics and real estate.