Dubai, known internationally as the City of Gold has been the finest example of Arabic heritage and urban development. Located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, South West corner of the Arabian Gulf, the city is well known for the warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage. With a rich urban history, the city has year round sunshine, scenic deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels, exclusive entertainment options and a thriving business community.

With a year-long entertainment and event packed social scene, there is something for everyone. Whether one would be cruising around the Dubai Marina, or meeting with international clients for a trade event, shopping at designer boutiques or walking down the scenic and traditional souqs, or fancy dining at a Michelin restaurant or having unique street foods from across the globe, the city has much to offer for the traveler in you.


Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, is the capital city and the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates. The emirate is deeply rooted in Arabian Islamic traditions and has a combination of both international influences and strong commitment to local heritage has created an intriguing mix of the new and the old. With a skyline of large towers and cultural buildings of the 21st century, of intriguing designs, the capital city has vowed

many a visitor to fall awe of the beauty of the emirate. With an active business and cultural scene, Abu Dhabi offers opportunities to understand the UAE’s history through museums, exhibitions and tours. The emirate is also home to the largest hand loomed carpet, the fastest roller coaster, the tower with the greatest lean , wherein visiting the emirate has been become a must do in the bucket list of many travelers.

Clad in Macedonian marble, the beautiful and unique Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is Abu Dhabi’s landmark building. The mosque fuses Mameluke, Ottoman and Fatamid design elements to create a harmonious and thoroughly modern mosque that celebrates Islamic architecture.


Sharjah is widely considered as the nation’s cultural capital and is traditionally more conservative than Dubai. Located around the Sharjah creek area, one can find the heritage area where the city was first developed around, with restored homes and museums devoted to Emirati culture and customs. Sharjah is also home to Sharjah fort, a 19th century royal residence turned as local history museum.

One can get stuck in the endless stream of traffic during the rush hour, but one can also be charmed with the various shopping options that one can find in the city, wherein if one is for the hunting unique artifacts and bargaining around the corner. With an array of cultural and traditional projects, including several museums covering areas such as archaeology, natural history, science, arts, heritage, Islamic art and culture. The emirate is a perfect fusion of the past meeting the present.


Ras Al Khaimah

Travelers looking for year round sunshine, white beaches, clear blue seas, mountain terrains for an adventurous holiday and world class resorts to relax in, Ras Al Khaimah is the nature adventurers must visit destination. The emirate boasts of beautiful mountains, red sandy desert and lush green plains along a series of creeks and lagoons, the emirate draws adventurists from around the world. With a rich heritage dating back 5,000 years that is visible through the many historical sites, forts and abandoned villages, that share a story of a long gone past. The Emirati culture is omnipresent in Ras Al Khaimah and one will be drawn by the warm welcome of the people.

The emirate is a unique combination of beautiful natural surroundings, adventures sports and historical experiences. Just the needed calm getaway!


Enroute to the emirate of Fujairah, one would be awed by the mountainous landscape terrain that is natural to the emirate. Fujairah is located on the East Coast of the United Arab Emirates, lying along the Gulf of Oman and is well known for its beaches and the Hajjar mountains. The emirate boasts of some of the oldest monuments in the United Arab Emirates, Al Bidyah Mosque, which is the oldest mosque in the country and has been named after the town that surrounded it. Fujairah Fort is also a popular historic monument that is one of the oldest in the country, which being

built in 1670, was initially badly damaged by a British attack in the early 20th century. It has served previously as both a defensive building and a home for the ruling family. For many centuries, it was the only stone building along the Fujairah coast. Compared to the hustle bustle of Dubai, Fujairah exudes a more relaxing and laid back ambience, and is quite a popular destination with the Emiratis and visitors.


Ajman is one of the most smallest and laid back emirate in the United Arab Emirates. The emirate also encompasses two landlocked enclaves, Manama and Masfut. Manama is in the plains at the foothills of the Hajjar mountains, some 60 km east of Ajman city, while Masfut is in the mountain area.

The emirate has a beautiful corniche area, an attractive 16km stretch of beach overlooking the Arabian Gulf. The Corniche boasts a wide variety of shopping options, including souks, markets and malls, both traditional and fast food restaurants, cafes and shops. One can also walk into some good shopping deals and also one should not forget to visiting the natural reserve of Al Zorah Natural Reserve – with lucent lagoons, creeks and an inviting natural mangrove forest swarming with 58 bird species.

Al Ain, popularly known as the Garden City, is part of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and is also the largest city within the emirate. It’s green lush landscape surrounded by mountains, showcase a quiet peaceful township, not disturbed by the hustle and bustles of the city life. Al Ain is home to the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates, known as Jebel Hafeet that has springs at the mountain base and is definitely a place to visit during cooler weather.

Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city abounds in beautiful forts and has one of the UAE’s most historic buildings, Al Jahili Fort was erected in 1891 to defend the city and protect previous palm groves and is home to a permanent exhibition of the work of British adventurer Sir Thesiger and his 1940’s crossings of the Rub Al Khail (The Empty Quarter desert. Al Ain also has the largest zoo in the United Arab Emirates.

Al Ain

The first and foremost that crosses the mind of the traveler when one thinks about Umm Al Quwain are the pristine beaches. It is one of the least populous emirate in the United Arab Emirates and is wrapped around an island dotted lagoon. Small, quiet, quaint and has the feel and look of a retro town, one feels the sharp contrast in comparison to the more glamorous emirate of Dubai.

Umm Al Quwain covers and area of 800 sq. kilometers and 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. Across the creek, lies the uninhabited Al Sinniyah Island, which is a protected marine environment, noted for its mangrove swamp and large colony of Socotra cormorants. It is also a stopover for migrating birds, including flamingos, gulls and terns.

Umm al-Quwain


Keep up with our always upcoming product features and technologies.
Enter your e-mail and subscribe to our newsletter.



© Groups Travel Tourism DMCC 2016