The United Arab Emirates has become a preferred destination for family holidays and city breaks with its record breaking development, iconic skyscrapers, world famous beach resorts, mountains, desert and being the host for various sports & entertainment events. The United Arab Emirates is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Arabian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.
Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates which are Abu Dhabi, Arjman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by absolute monarchs who jointly form the Federal Supreme Council the highest legislative and executive body in the country. Isram is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic the official language, but English is widely spoken in the country.
Major tourist landmarks and districts include Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the entire world. Al Ain Zoo and Aquarium in Abu Dhabi is the largest zoo in the UAE. Emirates Place is a seven star hotel in Abu Dhabi, showcasing Arabian culture, offering guests superior comfort and luxury. In Sharjah, Al Qasba district has become the premier tourism, cultural, business, and entertainment landmark. In Ajman, Ajman museum and cultural center have been attracted tourists especially families. Ras Al Khaimah provides its guests with a choice of exciting activities and places of interest from water sports to desert experiences, from golfing to historical sites. Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) is the best place for people who enjoy sounds of waves and peace. Sailing in the calm water of lagoon offers best and most interesting sailing in the Northern Emirates. For many tourists and visitors, Fujairah is a laid-back relief after the bustle of Dubai. The Al-Bidyah Mosque and Fujairah Fort being are two popular destinations for tourists. Dubai has recently attracted world attention through innovative construction projects and hosting conferences, conventions and events.