Dubai is situated on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates. The emirate of Dubai shares borders with Abu Dhabi in the south, Sharjah in the northeast, and the Sultanate of Oman in the southeast. Dubai was known for its pearl exports until it succumbed to the development of the cultured pearl in the 1940’s. Dubai continued to grow from revenues generated from oil and trade.
Dubai is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage.