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What’s Wrong With The United Arab Emirates?

When I arrived here three years ago, I had never lived outside Australia. I had no real idea of Arab culture or Islam and had a naeve expectation that a country with incomprehensible wealth would have “bought off” all its problems. I now realise that contrary to my expectations, money creates its own problems here as elsewhere.

I had already experienced the problems of welfare dependency among indigenous Australians who receive “sit-down money” literally so they can sit on their black butts and do nothing. Why should I have expected it to be different here?

The truth is, since discovering vast oil wealth a few decades ago, the majority of the 830,000 odd Emiratis have spoiled themselves to the stage that they have now become largely moribund...

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United Arab Emirates ? An unorthodox, yet charming destination

The United Arab Emirates, besides being one of the most prominent oil bearing nations in the world, have evolved as one of the prime tourist destinations in the world. Following is a brief glance at the major attractions the UAE has to offer.

Dubai figures last in the list of cities that need an introduction. With loads of glam factor, this most popular destination of the United Arab Emirates is right up there when one talks about places that need to be visited at least once, if not every year! True, its atmosphere is more materialistic than one could imagine, with all the extravagant luxuries available if there is money to spend on them...

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Emirates Holiday World Outlet All About South Africa Travel

‘Emirates Holidays’ the tour-operator arm of the UAE based Emirates Airline, opened its new Holiday World in Johannesburg, South Africa later this year.

This dedicated holiday outlet bolsters Emirates airline’s strong presence in South Africa. The Holiday outlet is also provided with an efficient call centre, located at the 22 Cresent Drive Melrose Arch Johannesburg.

Emirates Airline operates flights to Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg from nearly all major UK & Ireland airports including Manchester, New Castle and Heathrow. Emirates airline is the stronger competitor for top world carriers and has acquired a leading position in the market within a decade. It is one of the fastest growing carriers of the world...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Lyon Dubai City

Lyon Dubai City is a large project developed by the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The expected completion time is set for 2016-2017. The project requires the merging of Dubai and Lyons, and many partnerships between the two cities. Construction is expected to begin in 2010.

It was during a trip to Lyon, a promoter Buti Saeed al-Gandhi, fell in love with the capital of Gaul. His dreams of initial dream of constructing Dubai Open, was to be an area which recreated the special atmosphere unique to the city of Lyon as well as some of its notable buildings.

Buti Saeed al-Gandhi did not want his project can to be compared to the monuments of Las Vegas, where small bits of famous cities were reconstructed along the famous “Strip”...

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Aviation Jobs in United Arab Emirates

UAE is one of the most sought after career destinations in the entire Middle East region. It has seven emirates out of which Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ajman are the most important ones. With millions of professionals migrating for jobs in UAE, the population of foreigners is much higher than the locals in the emirate. The process of diversification has spawned large number of employment opportunities in the region across various sectors. Aviation jobs in UAE are at their best as the travel & tourism sector grows considerably owing to the increasing air traffic. The growth in tourism sector has helped boost the travel industry thus, bringing a boom in its aviation segment...

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