Travel Guide to Dubai

Explore all that Dubai has to offer.

Dubai has grown into an international destination for business and leisure. Visitors can experience famous tourist destinations like Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; relax on a pristine beach; or venture into the Arabian Desert for sun, sand and adventure. They can explore a myriad of shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, or try outdoor activities like skydiving and kitesurfing. No matter what the interest, Dubai serves up every experience with warm and welcoming Arabian hospitality .

One of Dubai World Trade Centre’s top priorities is to ensure that every visitor’s experience in the city is both impactful and memorable. To help you get the most out of your time in Dubai, we have curated a list of accommodations, dining, shopping and leisure experiences based on their popularity and distance from our venue. We hope this inspires you to go out and embrace everything Dubai has to offer.


Dubai was the first to kick-start a regional tech movement and remains at the forefront of the tech & startup ecosystem across the fast-evolving Middle East, Africa & Asia.

#1 For Doing Business

The UAE ranked 1st in MENA for Ease of Doing Business in World Bank Group’s 2020 survey.

#5 Most Entrepreneurial Country

The UAE ranked first in MENA and fifth worldwide in CEO World’s list of the 100 most entrepreneurial countries for 2021.

#1 For Innovation

Dubai’s ranked top in the Arab World in the 2020 Global Innovation Index.


Dubai’s geographical advantages outnumber many global cities – making it an epicentre of economic activity, and trillions of dollars of trade and investment flowing between Europe, Americas & Asia.

2.5 billion

people live within a four-hour flight from Dubai

Busiest Airport in the world

Dubai International Airport welcomed 29.1 million passengers in 2021 alone

9th busiest port globally

Jebel Ali Port is the biggest port in the Middle East and 9th busiest port globally

$7 billion government investment in infrastructure and transport in 2022

One of the world’s highest citywide infrastructure investments inviting international businesses to set up base in Dubai.

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