Dubai is one of the most visited cities in the world. Dubai really deserves it, as it has a lot of interesting places and it is amazing with its unusual world sights.
Thanks to new attractions and first-class infrastructure, Dubai’s popularity as an international tourist destination continues to grow. Dubai is constantly striving to offer its guests new, unique and first-class entertainment facilities. Thus, several unique attractions appeared in 2017.
Let’s talk about them in more details.
The opening of the Etihad Museum was an important event in 2017. In its interactive pavilions, visitors can learn the history of the UAE, viewing photos and movies. Etihad Museum is equipped with a library, an educational center, an exhibition hall and a restaurant.
A new coastal area La Mer, where families with children can dine in interesting restaurants, play and relax, appeared in the city in 2017. At the same time it is also the best place for lovers of sunbathing, sea and outdoor activities. There are many shops, restaurants and beach entertainments.
Meanwhile, the scenic art of Dubai also received a powerful impetus to development thanks to the opening of La Perle – the first permanent show in the region, which is held in the ultramodern theater in Habtoor City.
The opera hall Dubai Opera, which last year held a lot of performances and accepted artists of world importance, reflecting the confident development of the cultural and theatrical life of the city, gains the popularity.
The largest theme parks of Dubai – IMG Worlds of Adventures and Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR) appeared in 2017, which aroused great interest and became popular places for visits not only among residents of the emirate, but also to guests from all over the world.
Other notable Dubai attractions that opened in 2017 include Dubai Frame and the Dubai Safari Zoo. Residents and visitors of the city showed great interest in both objects.
The retail sector continues to play a key role in the development of Dubai’s tourism industry. The planned work to expand the city’s infrastructure reflects the authorities’ confidence that a growing number of visitors will keep demand at a high level. By 2019 on the territory of Dubai there will be new retail premises with the area of 900 000 sq.m.
The volume and variety of offers in the retail sector of Dubai (where 57.3% of the world’s brands are present) continue to grow, thanks to the holding of festivals and seasonal events devoted to retail trade and increasing sales.
From an infrastructural point of view, the development of Dubai International airport remains the most important condition for the progress of Dubai as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
The hotels are the key engine of the growth of the tourist flow of Dubai and earned a good reputation around the world.
Continuing its development, Dubai’s tourism sector can offer a large selection and diversity in all key segments – retail, restaurant, beach and sea recreation, retreat, family entertainment and events.