From a sleepy fishing village, Dubai’s face has changed tremendously over the past few decades and has become a City of Number Ones. Dubai is one of the few cities that is home to a number of one-of-its-kind in the world, in this expanding city resides the tallest building in the world, the only seven-star hotel, the tallest hotel, the only man-made palm islands and world islands, the biggest aquarium and the biggest mall.
Dubai is now a city with a myriad of colors and passions. A cosmopolitan city of diversity, and contrasts at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, visiting this region often feels like a trip to the future. The possibilities for MICE events in this diverse landscape offer the unusual balance of being both futuristic and authentic.
Deira - Home of souks and markets
Bur Dubai - Oldest and historic region
Jumeirah - Premier beach area
Palm Jumeirah - Stunning man-made island
Downtown Dubai - Home to the Burj Khalifa
Dubai International Airport
7 hour direct flight from UK
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The United Arab Emirates climate features extreme heat because of its sandy landscape, although it is cooler in the eastern mountains. Enjoying a sub-tropical climate the weather is sunny all year round. Between June and September, temperatures can soar up to a record 45°C.
Easy accessibility, state-of-the-art infrastructure, modern venues and hotels, as well as unique partnerships between the government and the meetings industry has placed Dubai as the leading business events destination in the Middle East. Dubai has a diverse range of premium and standard hotels; there are currently more than 700 hotels with over 98,000 rooms. In addition, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre has 100,000+ square metres of exhibition and meeting space.
Dubai is one of the world’s most exhilarating destinations and has so much on offer for incentive groups; glittering city that offers swathes of golden beaches; world-class shopping, dining and nightlife; hosts electrifying events and sporting championships, it is one big adventurous playground. Gala dinners in the desert, active days dune bashing or access to major resorts are just a few things
Desert Gate can organise for your events.