general info DUBAI AMONG THE 25 TOP CITIES IN THE WORLD TO VISIT
Dubai Among The 25 Top Cities In The World To Visit
Updated on 28 August 2018

The summer is about to come to an end and with it starts the peak tourist season, when people from across the world visit our city to admire its magnificent buildings, beaches, creeks, malls and a lot more.

Intrepid travellers have ranked Dubai in the top 25 cities in the world to visit. TripAdvisor recently released its list of Traveller’s Choice 2018- Top 25 Destinations-World, where Dubai ranks alongside the Europeans cities such as Paris, London, Rome. Dubai has been ranked at number 17 on this impressive list of world’s best cities.

TripAdvisor has described Dubai as a destination that mixes modern culture with history, adventure with world-class shopping and entertainment.

Recommended things to do on the list are catch a show at the Dubai Opera, see Downtown from the top of the Burj Khalifa, spend an afternoon along Dubai Creek exploring the gold, textile and spice souks, float above the desert dunes in a hot air balloon, climb aboard a high-speed ride at IMG Worlds of Adventure or skydive over the Palm Jumeirah.

Paris tops the Traveller’s Choice list with London and Rome following up in 2nd and 3rd place. The list ends with Sydney in 25th place.

Here’s the list of top 25 places to visit

  1. Paris, France
  2. London, UK
  3. Rome, Italy
  4. Bali, Indonesia
  5. Crete, Greece
  6. Barcelona, Spain
  7. Prague, Czech Republic
  8. Marrakech, Morrocco
  9. Istanbul, Turkey
  10. New York City, New York
  11. Phuket, Thailand
  12. Hanoi, Vietnam
  13. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  14. Jamaica
  15. Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  16. Lisbon, Portugal
  17. Dubai, UAE
  18. Tokyo, Japan
  19. Kathmandu, Nepal
  20. Hong Kong, China
  21. Hurghada, Egypt
  22. New Delhi, India
  23. Cusco, Peru
  24. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  25. Sydney, Australia

 

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

Following a virtual meeting of Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management chaired by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council

As part of the measures announced to ease restrictions in place to combat the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the number of people allowed in an office has been increased from 30% to 50%.

As a result of the easing of restrictions of movement in Dubai, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has updated the timings of its public transport services as of Wednesday 27 May.

After some heavy storms hit Dubai over the Eid holidays, the National Center for Meteorology (NCM) has forecast cloudy and humid weather over the next few days.

Licensed premises in Dubai have been given permission to serve alcohol again with certain limitations in place. 

UAE residents with valid residence visas currently outside of the UAE wishing to come back to the UAE, can return from 1 June. 

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a nationwide campaign to encourage everyone to use ALHOSN UAE, the UAE’s official COVID-19 testing and contact tracing app, to protect themselves and their communities.

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that the summer holidays for children in all private and public schools in the UAE will start from 2 July.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank where the former Sharaf DG Metro Station will now be known as Mashreq Metro Station.

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