Travelling to Dubai, searching for Hotels in Dubai. Here's a little know about the city. Dubai is one of the seven emirates that creates the United Arab Emirates and has the largest population in the UAE. It is considered a global city and is viewed as the most modern emirate in the UAE. The city has become known for excessive excellence in shopping, fine dining, luxury hotels and sporting events. It has the largest immigrant population in the world and is also popular for its innovative construction projects and is home to the world’s tallest building.