Why Dubai 

  • 190 global destinations can be reached through Dubai’s two airports. 

  • Dubai is a top meetings destination in the Middle East and Africa. 

  • The city is dedicated to sustainability with a mission to source 100% of its energy from clean resources by 2050. 

  • Dubai is a global hub for innovation, technology and creativity. 


What’s New in Dubai 

Dubai- What's new

  • Dubai International Airport named the 2024 Best Airport in the Middle East in the Business Traveller Middle East Awards. 

  • The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library boasts more than 1 million titles in a myriad of languages, as well as a bookstore, café and exhibition spaces. 


There are plenty of options when it comes to things to see and do in Dubai, as well as places to grab a bite to eat, or host a power lunch or dinner. Here, we look at a few spots in Dubai to pique your interest. 




AYA Universe  

AYA Universe

Travel to another world at AYA Universe, an innovative and immersive entertainment experience. The 40,000 square foot space is divided into 12 zones, each telling a unique story through sound, lights and media. Groups are welcome at AYA Universe Dubai, and the entire space is exclusively available for events. 


Museum Of the Future

Dubai Museum 

Take your guests to the Museum of the Future, where they can see, touch and shape the future, for themselves and the world. The living museum incorporates traditional exhibits and immersive attractions to engage visitors in envisioning an optimistic shared future for everyone. The museum is available for private events. 


EXPO City Dubai 

Expo Dubai

More than 24 million people from around the world descended upon Dubai for EXPO 2020, 182 of new experiences that ranged from innovation and technology to arts and culture, sports, food, business and entertainment, and much more. Today, EXPO City Dubai invites the world to connect, create and innovate in its mixed-use community filled with restaurants, parks, attractions and workspaces. 


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The Dubai Balloon 

Dubai Balloon

Take your meeting or event to new heights on The Dubai Balloon. The tethered helium balloon lifts guests nearly 1,000 feet into the air for 10 minutes, providing stunning 360-degree views of the region, including the Palm Jumeirah, downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa. Private flights are available for your group. 


Deep Dive Dubai 

Deep Dive Dubai

After soaring to new heights, dive to new depths at Deep Dive Dubai, the world’s deepest diving pool at nearly 200 feet. Whether scuba diving, freediving, or snorkeling, your guests will enjoy the 90°F water while discovering a sunken city. Diving, freediving and snorkeling lessons are available, and accommodations can be made for groups. 


XLINE Dubai 

Xline Dubai

Soar among Dubai’s skyscrapers with XLINE Dubai, the world’s largest urban zipline. Not for the faint of heart, your guests will reach speeds of up to 50mph while careening 1/3-mile at more than 550 feet above street level. Imagine the stories you’ll be able to tell your friends and family. 


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La Dame De Pic 

La Dame Dubai

Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, the world’s most decorated female chef with a total of 11 Michelin stars, shares her modern French flair and innovative flavor profiles at La Dame De Pic, serving dinner nightly. Two tasting menus are offered for each of three dining options: traditional, vegetarian and vegan. 



Ce La Vi Dubai

One of Asia’s most popular rooftop venues with outposts in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, CÉ LA VI lands in Dubai with a stunning vantage point 54 stories up. Open for lunch and dinner and late into the night, CÉ LA VI offers set business lunch menus, an a la carte menu and a late-night bites menu to satiate lasting appetites. The restaurant offers an array of spaces that can be reserved for private events ranging from 10 to 300 guests, or an entire buy-out for 1,040 guests. 



Attiko Dubai

Another of Dubai’s rooftop spaces worth checking out is attiko, a rooftop bar and lounge rising 31 stories above the city. The social supper club vibe begins at sunset and lasts well into the night Sunday through Friday, with brunch Saturday afternoons. The pan-Asian menu appeals to all palates, complimented by an innovative cocktail menu. attiko is available for private events. 


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Four ALHI Members are ready to welcome you and your guests to Dubai: Atlantis The Palm, Atlantis The Royal, Dubai Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah and Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates


Atlantis The Palm 

Atlantis The Palm

On the world-famous Palm Island, between the Arabian Gulf and the soaring Dubai skyline, is Atlantis The Palm, a 1,544-room ocean-themed, four-star resort boasting 32 restaurants and more than 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meetings and event space. After the workday is done, your guests will delight in making a splash at Aquaventure Waterpark, the world’s largest waterpark with dozens of slides and an aquarium that’s home to more than 65,000 marine animals. Or, for sheer relaxation, spend time in AWAKEN Escape, the resort’s luxurious spa. 


Atlantis The Royal 

Atlantis The Royal

Elevated luxury arrived in Dubai with the opening of Atlantis The Royal in January 2023. The resort’s 795 guest rooms, suites and signature penthouses effortlessly blend elegant style with unending views that are sure to leave your guests inspired and energized. More than 25,000 square feet of meetings and events space can be transformed to meet your needs, while the 17 world-class restaurants from esteemed chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Nobu and José Andrés are perfect for business lunches and dinners.  


Dubai Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah  

Dubai Kempinski Palm Jumeirah

For a more intimate experience, opt to host your meeting or event at Dubai Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah on Palm Island. The 244-room hotel has just 646 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, with outdoor spaces suitable for groups of up to 400. Accommodations range from suites to penthouses and villas, affording plenty of space so that your guests can make themselves right at home. 


Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates 

Kempinski Hotel Mall of Emirates

The shoppers in your group will delight in learning that your meeting or event is being held at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, connected to a mall that houses more than 700 shops. Aside from ample shopping opportunities, the hotel features indoor and outdoor meeting spaces that can accommodate anywhere from 15 to 300 guests, and SENSASIA Stories Spa for unwinding at the end of the day. And with 375 rooms and suites, not to mention 20 chalets, there are accommodations options for everyone. 


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