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Flashcards in Dubai Deck (15):
1

Location?

-Middle East
-Arabian Desert
-Within UAE-largest city

2

Climate?

-record high(48c)
-record low(25c)
-0mm rainfall

3

How much did the population change in 180 years?

from 1200 to 1,204,000

4

What percentage of the population is UAE?

15%

5

What percentage of the population is Asians?

85%

6

What percentage of the population is Western?

3%

7

What is the GDP?

In 2008: $82.11 billion

8

How much does tourism contribute to the GDP?

20%

9

What happened in 1966?

Oil was discovered and the city grew by 300%

10

How many tourists were there in 2000?

2.8 million

11

How many tourists were there in 2010?

10 million

12

How many tourists were there in 2015?

15 million

13

How many airlines fly to Dubai?

120

14

What year did hotel revenue grow by 22%?

2008

15

Attractions?

-City of Gold
-Burj Khalifah
-Palm
-Ski/Aquarium
-70 malls
-Safari
-Marina District
-History of Gold Souks