It has the world's tallest building, a giant mall and a $90 afternoon tea. Here's why you should visit.
With Dubai set to become the next great stopover destination, David Whitley offers this user's guide.
If the reaction to my column about stopover cities is anything to go by, Dubai faces challenges in its ambition to overtake London as the world’s most visited city.
It's glitzy, gaudy, and seriously lacking in soul. But Dubai is still worth a visit.
No skyline changes faster than Dubai's. Here are the best new hotels to have opened in the last year.
An excellent choice for those looking for high-end comforts while stopping over in Dubai.
This 33-storey hotel fits the W Hotel ethos of mixing fashion, design and music perfectly.
Dubai is fast changing its economic focus away from oil to tourism while positioning itself as one of the world's major air travel hubs. Incredible architecture (including the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa) and amazing experiences await. For those seeking something beyond the glitz and glamour of the modern city, there's also the traditional souks and outdoor adventures of the surrounding desert.