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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES   >   MIDDLE EAST  


Holiday in the United Arab Emirates.

Emirates : Abu Zaby Imarah [ Abu Dhabi ], Ajman, Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah [ Sharjah ], Dubayy [ Dubai ], Ra's al Khaymah, Umm al Qaywayn.

Capital of the Emirates : Abu Dhabi


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Hotels in the Emirates

  Hotels United Arab Emirates   -   Hotel Guide United Arab Emirates
Hotels in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Aqah, Sharjah, Al Ain, Ras al Khaimah, Ajman, Al Kubus, Fujairah, Al Mafraq, Dibba, Khor Fakkan, and more ...

  Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi *****, Khalifa Bin Zayed Street, Abu Dhabi
The Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi is situated along the famous Corniche stretch, in the centre of the Capital. Featuring breathtaking views of the Garden city and the Gulf's sparkling turquoise waters, the Hotel offers refined guest services with facilities including luxurious guestrooms, meetings & events facilities, a diverse range of culinary options and a Health & Fitness Club.

 

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

  Responsibletravel.com   -   Take in the best sites & off-the-beaten-track places
From epic deserts to the modern metropolis of Dubai. All our United Arab Emirates holidays are provided by operators committed to supporting local people & the environment.

Sovereign Premium Holidays  [ ATOL 230 ]
Flexible Luxury Holidays Dubai. Sovereign is a specialist tour operator with more than 30 years experience.

  British Airways   -   Holidays in UAE 
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a heady mix of Arab traditions and western consumerism, with sparkling modern cities lapped by the ocean and remote desert oases shaded by date palms. Admire ingenious skyscraper architecture in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. For leisure, hunt for bargains in the souks of Sharjah and laze on remote beaches in Umm al Qaiwain.

  Thomas Cook 

  Kuoni  
United Arab Emirates highlights :
**  Indulge yourself in Dubai at one of the super-deluxe hotels, shop for bargains at the many mega-malls and souqs, and join in with a host of exhilarating activities from sand skiing and dune driving in the desert to scuba diving and deep sea game fishing.
**  Abu Dhabi, a verdant oasis of parks and gardens, wide tree-lined boulevards and seafront promenades.
**  Fujairah, with its sensational mountain scenery and excellent diving.
**  The therapeutic springs and a fascinating history of Ras Al Khaimah.
**  Ajman, a mix of the old and the new, the simple and the sophisticated.
Type of holidays : All inclusive, Beach holidays, Escorted tours, Family holidays, Golf & Spa.

 G Adventures
*   Arabian Adventure - Umited Arab Emirates & Oman
Geographically, Dubai and Oman are neighbours, but in terms of character, they couldn't be further apart. The former, an oil-rich emirate, is known for its glitzy style and over-the-top architecture, while the latter, a paradisaical sultanate, ranks as one of the region's most relaxed places. What they have in common, though, is centuries of tradition and ample room for adventure: Ancient spice-trading ports, secluded wadis, busy souks and, homestays and camping amid pristine desert sands that stretch to the horizon and beyond. It's all here, just waiting.



DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide, Dubai and Abu Dhabi - ISBN 1405355999 Travel Guides Emirates / Related Books

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Sarah Monaghan (Author), Lara Dunston (Author)
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi will lead you straight to the best attractions this bustling, vibrant place has to offer. Whether you want to explore Jumeirah Mosque, visit the iconic Burj Al Arab, float on Dubai Creek in a dhow or shop till you drop in Dubai's souqs, this pocket-size travel guide is packed with essential information, whatever your budget. Your guide to the Top 10 best of everything in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, you'll find dozens of lists including the Top 10 restaurants, Top 10 beauty spots and Top 10 places to stay, plus there's even a Top 10 list of things to avoid.
Paperback: 128 pages; Publisher: Dorling Kindersley (1 Sep 2010); ISBN-10: 1405355999; ISBN-13: 978-1405355995.

UAE Road Map
Map: 1 pages; Publisher: Explorer Publishing; 2Rev edition (15 Mar 2009); Language English; ISBN-10: 9948858921; ISBN-13: 978-9948858928.

UAE - Culture Smart - ISBN 1857334515 UAE - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture
John Walsh (Author)
"Culture Smart! UAE" provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behaviour in UAE, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. This concise guide will tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.
Paperback: 168 pages; Publisher: Kuperard (31 Jan 2008); ISBN-10: 1857334515; ISBN-13: 978-1857334517.

Transportation / How do I travel to the Emirates

  Dubai International Airport
  Sharjah International Airport [ SHJ/OMSJ ]
  Abu Dhabi International Airport

   -   Flight tickets Abu Dhabi and Dubai

   -   Flights to the Emirates
Book cheap flights to United Arab Emirates at ebookers and benefit from discounted airfares. View their latest offers and book your flights, accommodation, car hire and insurance online

UAE Road Map - ISBN 9948858921  British Airways   -   Flight tickets Abu Dhabi 
British Airways has frequent flights to Abu Dhabi. Flights lands at Abu Dhabi International Airport, 18.6 miles east of central Abu Dhabi. After your flight lands, take a taxi into the heart of Abu Dhabi. Soon after your Abu Dhabi flight lands, you can breathe in the Arabian Sea breeze with a stroll along the Corniche on the west coast of Abu Dhabi.

  British Airways   -   Flight tickets Dubai 
British Airways has regular flights to Dubai International Airport, with flights touching down a mere three miles southeast of central Dubai. You'll catch views of Dubai Creek as you come in to land on your flight to Dubai, and perhaps glimpse the 'sail' of the Al Burj Arab hotel...

  Airline Tickets United Arab Emirates /  Bargain Flights 
Price comparison possible

  Online Map of UAE [ Uni Texas - Perry-Castaņeda Library - Map Collection ]


Links
 

  UAE Tourism

Best time to visit the UAE is from October up until May. In October the weather may still be quite hot (up to 35C ), blue skies are the norm and the evenings are warm. At this stage the tourist season is well under way.

  Emirates.net.ae

  Abu Dhabi   -   Capital City Emirates

Emirates [ imarat ]

 
Abu Zaby Imarah [ Abu Dhabi ]
  Ajman   -   Government seat = City of Ajmān
See Wikitravel - Ajman and Ajman Government 
  Al Fujayrah
  Ash Shariqah [ Sharjah ]   -   Pearl of the Gulf
Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority: Culture & Heritage, Tourism Facilities, Sports, Business, Travel Tools, Education, Gallery, and more
To see: King Faisal Mosque, currently the largest mosque in the Emirates. Fort of Sharjah, former residence of the ruling family originally built in 1820, 'Al Nabooddah House', the museum for cultural heritage, Souk Al Arsah , Majarra Souk, Souk Al Markazi - a treasure trove of carpets, jewelry and handicrafts.
  Dubayy [ Dubai ]
  Ra's al Khaymah    -   in the northern part of the UAE
Ras Al Khaimah is nestled between the Hajjar Mountains on the East and the Arabian Gulf on the West and shares mountainous borders with the Sultanate of Oman.
The majestic Hajjar mountains [ 1900 m. ], the lovely Musandam peninsula, calm blue seas with clean white beaches stretching over 40 Kms, dramatic desert dunes, timeless cultural legacies and the special warmth of Arab hospitality are perfect for a holiday. See Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Division
  Umm al Qaywayn
Stretches from the beautiful, lush green coastal mangroves lining the shores of the Persian Gulf, inland across the rolling sand dunes to the fertile oasis surrounding Falaj Al Moalla. See Wikitravel - Umm al Quwain

  National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah
The museum has exhibits on natural history, arts and crafts of the past centuries, and archaeology. See Ras Al Khaimah Tourism
  University UAE   -   Sharjah University  [ Founded 1997 ]
The main campus of the University is located on the southern edge of Sharjah.

  Discover Dubai
  Welcome to emirates.org
The UAE has all the right ingredients for an unforgettable holiday: sun, sand, sea, sports, unbeatable shopping, top-class hotels and restaurants, an intriguing traditional culture, and a safe and welcoming environment. In addition, the country's deep-rooted cultural heritage, accessible in the many cultural centers and at traditional sports such as falconry, camel- racing and horse-racing, has been a powerful attraction for tourists. The UAE has also become a much sought after venue for conferences, regional and international exhibitions and major sports events such as the Dubai World Cup, the Dubai Desert Classic Golf Tournament, and Polo and Cricket competitions.

Cuisine   -   Food & Drink

  Emirati Cuisine

  Cuisine of United Arab Emirates

History of the United Arab Emirates

Independent from the UK in 1971

  History of the United Arab Emirates
Origins, Advent of Islam, Portuguese control, British and Ottoman rule, The Treaty of 1892, The rise and fall of the pearling industry, The beginning of the oil era, Border disputes, Sheikh Zayed and the Union, Recent history, Death of Sheikhs Zayed and Maktoum, References.

Music, Art & Culture, Events

  Music of the United Arab Emirates
The music of the United Arab Emirates is a part of the Persian Gulf khaleeji tradition, and is also known for Bedouin folk music.

  Culture of the United Arab Emirates 

  Awafi festival [  Ra's al Khaymah ]


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