The UAE as a whole, while rapidly developing as a modern world hub, cherishes its rich and proud past. It is a unique destination on all fronts. Visit Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital, to discover a genuine leisure haven, with attractions for every taste and interest.
A lush green oasis town with palm plantations, markets, including the camel market, it also offers its visitors a glimpse into its past in its Al Ain Museum or the Al Ain Palace.
Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation - from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving centre - to one of the fastest growing cities on earth.
Oman’s capital, and far and away its largest city, Muscat offers an absorbing snapshot of the country’s past and present. Physically, much of the city is unequivocally modern: a formless straggle of low-rise, white-washed suburbs which sprawl along the coast for the best part of 25km, now home to a population nudging up towards the million mark – a quarter of the country’s total.