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Enjoy the sights and sounds of Dubai

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Dubai
12 Mar 2014

A recent decision will make it easier than ever for tourists and businesspeople to enter the state of Dubai.

The move means that visas will be granted on arrival for an additional 13 EU nationalities. It is hoped that it will strengthen the emirates' advantage in the field internationally.

That's simply because it will allow incentives and also event organisers can offer packages to a broader range of nationalities than has previously been the case.

As a consequence, people from all 28 members states of the EU will now be able to enter Dubai without having previously applied for a visa.

These new exemptions are applicable to Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Hungary, as well as Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria.

But what would you like to do on entering the country? Here are two of the top attractions in the country.


If you're looking to enjoy some summer sun, then there are few holiday destinations that can be compared to Dubai.

The emirate is home to some spectacular beaches and so in order to relax and unwind on a vacation, you'd be well advised to spend some time on the golden sands.

Take a good book with you on your travels and leave your everyday stresses behind you.


Dubai is home to loads of amazing-looking buildings, some of which stretch to near the clouds - or so it seems!

The most eye-catching construction on the skyline is the Burj Khalifa, which boasts a spectacular design and is in fact the tallest building on earth.

Certainly, if you're taking a camera with you on your vacation, this is one sight that you cannot fail to miss.ADNFCR-408-ID-801702827-ADNFCR

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