The government of Dubai made an intelligent decision when it decided to intervene in the destination brand development of that same country. Dubai has been a very successful development project thanks to the many investors that believed in its potential. Also, thanks to the dedicated efforts of the government and tourist. Now, because of the great development many jobs have been provided to the people that live in this great country. In addition, Dubai having grown from a small trading port country to a large international destination, it is now attracting many tourists from all parts of the world, giving them access to this astonishing country.
3) How has tourism helped the economy in Dubai? Tourism is one of the attractiveness that is famous in Dubai. Various places of interest and beautiful can be visited if visit to this country. The various place of interesting intended is like Burj Khalifa, Burj Al-Arab, Dubai Museum, Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Mall, Bastakia (Old Dubai), Bastakia Mosque, Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House, Dubai Creek, Jumeirah Mosque, Deira Souks, Sheikh Ziyeed Road and Heritage and Diving Village. All these places have substantive history beside can introduce Dubai closer to the visitors.
The size of the destinations is directly linked to the effects of cruise activities. Smaller host destinations are able to concentrate their services on luxurious vessels. Cruise ships are faced with competition from other forms of the tourism industry. Other industries that are directly linked with the tourist activities include the hotel and accommodation, which provides food and beverages, attractions and tour operators. The level of competition in these industries on the destination areas is intensified.
Listed below are a few places in and around Dubai you wouldn't want to miss out on! BURJ KHALIFA The 160 storeys tall skyscraper is known for being the tallest one in the world.Breathtaking views from the topmost floor are a bliss to the tourists.One gets an overview of the entire city from the highest observation deck ‘At The Top’. This is surrounded by the ‘The Burj Khalifa Park’ as seen from the top.The base of the building includes ‘Dubai Mall’ which is the biggest shopping mall with countless number of outlets and extravagant restaurants.In the evening the ‘Dubai Fountain Show’ can be seen followed by planned lighting ,which is a record breaking musical fountain show. BURJ AL ARAB Burj Al Arab is clearly the symbol of modern Dubai.Voted as the world’s most magnificent hotel it is an epitome of luxury.The hotel is all about perfectly mesmerizing sunset views and private sandy beaches.The staff is well known for their hospitality , the finest services offered by them are Rolls Royce rides,Helipad services,luxury leisure on the terrace as well as private beach
Event tourism is an increasingly growing market of the tourism industry which can hold major economic and socio-cultural implications for both the host destinations travel and tourism benefits and also the event. Event tourism can be defined as the ‘systematic development, planning, marketing and holding of events as tourist attractions’ (Hertanu & Boitor, 2012). Event tourism can be attained in many forms ranging from corporate event tourism which comprises of events generally of a business nature including but not limited to seminars and conferences, trade shows and executive retreats/incentive programs to public events which comprises of events mostly targeted at the general tourist consumers which include events such as sporting events
Dubai is one of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is located in a south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula with the largest population of 2.2 million, 15% being Emiratis and 65% south Asians. Over the decades, Dubai has shown unbelievable growth, from a small fishing town to one of the most iconic cities in the world. The growth has been based on the oil discoveries and revenue it created. (Mazza, n.d.)In the past half century, Dubai’s economy was based on fishing, pearl diving, date farming, camel rearing and sea trade.
Dubai is one of the best tourist destinations. It has been rated to be one of the best countries to offer hospitality facilities. Dubai’s vibrant hospitality industry has continued to outshine the other countries recording high growth in all major sectors. In 2013, increase in the hotel rooms resulted to a major influx of tourist from all over the globe. The flight industry, which is part of the hospitality sector, recorded 15% increase in passengers compared to 2012.
The Economic Impact of Tourism The Effects of Tourism on Dubai Introduction Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation - from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving center - to one of the fastest growing cities on earth. Dubai today is a tourism, trade and logistics hub and has earned itself the reputation of being the ‘gateway between the east and the west.’ It is also considered as the dynamic nucleus of the Arabian Gulf region. Home to just over 2 million people from more than 200 nationalities, Dubai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Living in Dubai has a lot to offer. It is safe, politically stable, centrally located, and has a good education system and healthcare facilities, modern infrastructure and much more.
Since it was realised the oil was not a sustainable to maintain their economy, decisions were made to focus on tourism and real-estate (Stone, 2014). Dubai has been rapidly expanding, both through sprawl and increase density inside the CBD. When Dubai was on the up rise people of foreign ethnicities migrated to Dubai due to the demand in labourers (BBC News, 2015). With most labourers said to have come from the South and South-East Asia according to Smith (2010). The main countries which people migrated were
United Arab Emirates has become a fast growing tourism destination, each of its seven emirates contributes towards tourism with its own unique quality, for example Abu Dhabi the capital is known for its heritage and culture, Dubai for its iconic attractions, Ajman and Fujairah along with Ras Al Kamiah are beach and coastal areas, furthermore Umm Al Quain and Al Ain have wildlife and scenic nature and finally Sharjah adds to the Islamic culture with its commitment to art and culture (Uae-Embassy, 2016). However although each emirate contributes towards tourism, the main two are Dubai and Abu Dhabi. This essay will look at the economic impact of tourism on two tourist