United Arab Emirates Cruise Deals
Located at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, the United Arab Emirates is a young country, formed only 40 years ago when the seven emirates, or states, that make up the UAE banded together in 1971 to declare independence. The UAE capital is Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s most modern cities, with high-rise skyscrapers and large shopping malls. The city’s waterfront district is amazing, with a walkway that runs for several miles and beaches scattered along its length. The city of Dubai is just as modern and impressive as Abu Dhabi, and is much more of a tourist town. There are bustling shopping districts, like Satwa and the historic Gold Souk, a dazzling market where large amounts of high-quality gold are bought and sold. Enjoy desert day-trips, relax on sun-soaked beaches or fly on hot-air balloons to see the city and desert from above.