MICEport DMC in United Arab Emirates

For most people, the United Arab Emirates means just one place: Dubai, the sci-fi-esque city of iconic skyscrapers, palm-shaped islands, city-sized malls, indoor ski slopes and palatial beach resorts. But beyond the glitter awaits a diverse mosaic of six more emirates, each with its own character and allure.

Dubai is superlative in every sense – it boasts of the tallest, the largest, the biggest and the most luxurious! To elaborate - the tallest building in the world; the largest man-made ocean, the biggest mall in the world, the most luxurious renowned and elite Burj Al Arab…to name some. 
Dubai is geographically located at the cross road between the East and West making it globally accessible. 
Guests have a variety of luxury modern hotels to choose from, Dubai's pristine beaches, dazzling creek and varied landscape make way for a wide variety of activities to indulge in.

The choice of activities includes desert safaris, dune bashing, powerboat racing, sand-skiing, helicopter rides, boat and dhow tours, golf at manicured golf courses, bird watching, indoor skiing and a range of marine sports like sailing, fishing, wind-surfing, water-skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling. In addition, a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage is reflected in the traditional sports such as falconry, camel- racing and horse racing.  Dubai is a shopper's paradise. From traditional souks to myriad malls, from handicrafts to international brands, shopping options are inexhaustible.

Language

The official language of the UAE is Arabic, however English is widely used

VAT and Tax Refunds

Currently there is not Tax or VAT in the UAE, however there is a possibility that they may be implementing a tax in 2018.

Preferred DMCs

Click here for our preferred United Arab Emirates DMC partners.

Currency

The monetary unit is the Dirham (AED). ATMs are widely available. Credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

Climate

The average sea temperature is 28 °C (82 °F). In June the average temperature is 40 °C (104 °F), with extreme heat and humidity. There is very little chance of any rainfall in June. The average sea temperature in June is 31 °C (88 °F).

Opening Hours

Normal shopping hours are from 9.00 a.m.–1 p.m. and 4.00– 9.00 p.m. However, many shops, particularly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi stay open all day. Most shopping centres open from 10 a.m to 10 p.m – frequently later. Some supermarkets are open for 24 hours. Although shops and shopping centres are fully air conditioned, the cool of the evening is a favourite time for shopping. Shopping centres and most shops are open on Friday, the Islamic day of rest, but they all close for Juma (Friday) prayers from 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

All shops are required to close at prayer times in Ra’s al-Khaimah.

Electrical Current

In the United Arab Emirates the power sockets are of type C, D and G - 220 and 240 volts

MICEport UAE Preferred DMCs

 

Year Company Started  

2012

 

Destinations Served

UAE and Oman

 

Office Location

Dubai

 

Number of Staff

17

 

Liability Insurance

Yes

 

DMC Affiliation

Independent

Services Offered

  • Dynamic Incentive programs 

  • Corporate meetings 

  • Association conferences 

  • Special interest tours 

  • Alumni groups 

  • International meetings 

  • Product Launches 

Past Group Sizes

10 - 3,000 People

Contact in the USA and Canada

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Contact Us for any further questions

 

MICEport's Other Destinations & DMCs

USA & Canada (215) 253-8924; UK (020) 8123 1924; Ireland (01) 254 9924

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