Dubai

Why Dubai?

Dubai presents a kaleidoscope of past and present. Wind towers sit beside glittering skyscrapers, desert dunes roll into green golf courses and luxury yachts sail the wind alongside traditional dhows. Against a backdrop of a carefully preserved heritage, Dubai is building a visionary future. The world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, The Palm is a trio of man-made projects, and the first since the Great Wall of China to be visible from space.​ Capitalizing on its central location between east and west, the Arabian Gulf has expanded rapidly over the past decades with its economy now based around trade, manufacturing and tourism. 

FAQs

Access

Nonstop flights from North America to Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Airports

Nonstop service via BOS, JFK, EWR, IAD, ORD, DFW, IAH, SEA, SFO, LAX

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Time Zone

ET: +9

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Mike Hummel

Local Expertise

Where else in the world can you have brunch on a yacht in the morning, take a seaplane ride over the city in the afternoon and go on a desert safari in the evening? Come to Dubai and experience the best of everything.

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Climate

Sunny and warm year-round, avoid travel from June - August when temperatures can be very hot

Areas of Interest

Currency

Burj Khalifa

The Palm

Downtown Dubai

Arabian desert

Abu Dhabi

Emirate dirham (AED) is the official currency, with a fixed exchange rate against the US Dollar