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Born Global: UAE

The United Arab Emirates consists of seven self-governed emirates, which formed a federation in 1971. The UAE is fast becoming a top expat destination, with strong global ties and an innovative spirit.

Meet our members in UAE

Things to do

The White Islands: This artificial archipelago was supposed to resemble a map of the world.

Dubai Miracle Garden: Billed as the “largest natural flower garden in the world” this Middle Eastern show field has little competition at 45 million flowers.

Singing Sand Dunes of Liwa: Drive from Abu Dhabi or Dubai south toward Liwa. The dunes surround the city, which is made up of small buildings along the edges of the desert. You’ll likely go with a guide from another city or meet him at one of the hotels in Liwa. 

Did you know?

  • No mention of the UAE is complete without talking about the tallest building in the world—the Burj Khalifa. It stands over 828 meters, with more than 160 stories.

  • Anything is possible in Dubai, even a real dinosaur fossil in the heart of a mall! The Dubai Dino is a 155-million-year-old fossil of the Diplodocus Longus is permanently on display at Dubai Mall. In fact, it is one of the few fossils in the world with almost all original bones intact.

  • The Dubai Metro is an efficient and reliable form of public transport the UAE. The Metro is always on time and is very well maintained. But did you know that the metro in Dubai doesn’t have any drivers? An accurate electronic system automates all trains.