Some information about food and hotels in Dubai
Dubai is most populous city an emirate in the United Arab Emirates,and the second largest emirate by territorial size.Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the persian gulf and is one of the seven emirartes that make up the country.Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature.
Dubai culture and foods
The United Arab Emirates culture mainly revolves around the religion of Islam and traditional Arab and Bedouin culture.In contrast,the city of Dubai is a highly cosmopolitan society with a diverse and vibrant culture.The influence of Islamic and Arab culture on its architecture,music,attire,cusine and life are very prominent as well.Muslims are called to prayer from the minarates os mosques which are scattered around the country.
Arabic food is very popular and is available every where in the city,from the small shawarma diners in deira and al karma to the restaurents in dubai’s hotels.Fast food,South Asian,and Chinese cusinees are also very popular and are widely available. Biryani is also popular cusine across dubai with being most popular among Indians and pakistanis prescent in dubai.
Dubai leads the ranking of the world’s highest hotel occupancy rates.In 2006,the Dubai hotel occupancy rate was 86% which is highest even in Duabi.In 1993, the city has 167 hotels with 9,383 rooms, while the number shot up to 272 hotels and doubled the number of rooms to 23,170 in 2002. In 2005, it increased to 28,999 rooms.In 2008, the hotel rooms jumped to 43,419 with 6,105,813 hotel guests with 70 percent occupancy rate. In 2009, the hotel rooms increased to 58,188 and in 2010, it jumped to 67,369 rooms, an increase of 9,181 rooms in one year due to the massive rise in visitor arrivals.Dubai hosted a record 10 million visitors in 2012, an increase of 9.3% from the previous year.The most famous hotel in dubai is Atlantis,The palm it is a 5 star hotel and also most expensive hotel in the world.Atlantis,The palm is a Dubai hotel resort located at the apex of the palm jumeirah.It was the first resort to be built
on the islan and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabain elements.The 1,500 room nautically themed resort has two accommodation wings,also referred to as the royal towers,consisting of the East and the West Tower,both linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite.It is complemented by the Aquaventure water park and the locality popular Nasimi Beach which frequently plays host to concerts and other events.