are currently fairly widespread building works taking
place throughout Dubai especially on the sea-front
where some of the major tourist hotels are situated.
This is part of the government scheme and strategy to
ensure that this Emirate remains at the forefront of advancement
to meet the anticipated future demand of the discerning
Of course, Dubai has developed a reputation for its bold
and innovative approach in creating architectural wonders,
and for its cutting-edge infrastructure, architecture
It recognises however, that any unavoidable disruption
requires to be kept to an absolute minimum and hotels
make every effort to ensure that guests have an enjoyable
holiday in Dubai.
These developments are not under the control of any Operator
nor are they necessarily always made aware of them in
The vast majority of beach hotels are fairly adjacent
to the building works. As you approach them, one inevitably
becomes aware of the extensive building work that is in
progress and will continue for some time.
Once you actually enter your hotel, all resort facilities
tend to be sea-facing with the result that you become
oblivious to the development works to the rear. Despite
the existence of these building works, the room occupancy
rates in Dubai are at an all time high.
Selection of 2006 Events
Chartered Dubai Marathon - The marathon follows
a clockwise circuit of the city with the start and
finish being at the World Trade Centre
Dubai Shopping Festival During
the annual Shopping Festival bargains abound and
the event is enlivened with fashion shows, street
theatre performances, film festivals, children's
events, nightly firework displays and fabulous prize
draws an attractions.
ATP Tennis Championship :
The US $1 million prize attracts some of the worlds
top tennis players to Dubai's impressive Tennis
Dubai's Desert Classic Pro
Golf Tournament : Held Annually at the Emirates
Golf Course, this has become one of the most popular
golfing events on the European Tour and attracts
many of the worlds leading golfers.
Emirates World Series World
Cup : The Dubai World Cup at the Nad Al Sheba
Racecourse is the richest horse race in the world.
June to September
: Dubai Summer
Surprises - This summer festival, when Dubai's
many shopping mall offer major reductions on a wide
range of goods, encourages visitors to shop, save
and celebrate !.
- The Muslim holy month of Ramadan
is celebrated for a period of one lunar month (30
days). In 2006, Ramadan is expected to be around
23/24 September to 21/22 October.
Dubai Rugby Sevens -
The Dubai Exiles Rugby Club plays host this annual
3-day event which is the opening tournament of the
IRB World Sevens Series.
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