Attractions & Landmarks
Dubai is an emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) federation. The main city of the emirate is also called Dubai.The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline.Dubai was already an important regional port. Today Dubai has emerged as a cosmopolitan metropolis that has grown steadily to become a global city and a business and cultural hub of the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.
Dubai has established itself as a major destination for an eclectic array of local and international events and earned its reputation as the sporting capital of the Middle East. Throughout the year, Dubai hosts a range of popular annual sporting activities, dazzling entertainment attractions, as well as conferences and exhibitions. Dubai enjoys, without a doubt, one of the best locations on the planet. Situated halfway between Europe and Asia, few destinations take more than 8 hours direct flying time to or from Dubai. Just overnight from London, four hours from Nairobi, three hours from Mumbai, 8 hours from Hong Kong and a direct flight from the United States or Australia, Dubai is definitely a destination of choice for vacationing, living and business. In January, every year, Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) kicks off under the banner “One World…One Family” bringing with it a vast array of discounts, competitions, prizes, fireworks, fun and entertainment. By providing stunning discounts to shoppers, the DSF attracts tourists seeking extraordinary deals from all over the world.
Information concerning visa requirements for those wishing to attend the IIPLA 5th Dubai IP Congress, UAE is listed below
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals do not require a visa to enter the UAE.
Additionally, passport holders of the countries listed below do not require a prior visa in order to enter the United Arab Emirates for business or tourist visits lasting up to 60 days.
Europe: France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria,
Other Countries: United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Visa regulations and costs are subject to change and should always be checked with your travel agent or local UAE embassy before travelling.
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