Burj Al Arab is one of the major tourist attractions in Dubai.
According to a recent report by North America-based tourism, city and real estate advisors Resonance Consultancy, Dubai is ranked No.1 among the cities in the Middle East and Africa.
Dubai is placed among the 10 World’s Best Cities for 2020 in a ranking by Resonance Consultancy.
"Dubai, the Mideast’s highest-ranking city has inspired other regional capitals to reach for the sky.
“The emirate comes in at No.2 in the world in Deep Place category, for which we look at influential factors like Crime Rate, neighbourhoods and landmarks," says report.
National Day saw the highest daily footfall - 140,000 - shattering all previous Global Village records.
Dubai welcomed a record 16.73 million tourists in 2019, an improvement over the previous two years driven by soaring Chinese, Russian and Omani visitor numbers.
Dubai will host 40 global travellers for a ‘one-of-a-kind’ summer extravaganza as part of #BeMyGuest campaign by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). The multi-award-winning programme, featured an exclusive social gamification component, inviting Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan, to help him solve clues around the city in a mysterious, 6-part mini-series. With the grand finale of the contest concluding the series at the end of April, 20 winners were awarded the opportunity to experience many iconic attractions, remarkable entertainment and exceptional ‘Only in Dubai’ experiences’ along with a companion this summer for free.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in the same interview that he didn't use a mobile phone. He had access to a special official phone, he said, that could connect with any number he wanted.
The decision comes a day after two cases of coronavirus were reported in Pakistan. Both the infected people had recently visited Iran, where the number of people affected by the virus has grown drastically in the past few days. Health officials have said both were "stable."
The victim was stabbed several times. An autopsy is being carried out on the body for further investigation.
A city in China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the global coronavirus epidemic, will pay residents as much as 10,000 yuan ($1,425.96) if they proactively report symptoms of the illness and it is confirmed after testing.
Qianjiang, a city of around one million people located about 150km from the stricken provincial capital of Wuhan, has reported a total of 197 cases so far and is stepping up efforts to ensure its infected people are confined and treated.