Dubai is a port as well as one of the seven emirates of UAE. Dubai is the second largest emirate by are and has the largest population. It’s a popular tourist spot especially during the Dubai Shopping festival when people throng here for shopping, sight seeing and to take part in sports events.
The Dubai Marina is the world's second largest man-made marina. It’s a stop over for some of the world’s largest cruise liners and yachts. A lot of yachting events take place annually and are watched and participated by many.There are special water sports activities during the Shopping Festival that attracts a lot of tourists to the city.