DUBAI TOURISM1Literature ReviewThe destinations of tourism are competing with one another in order to fascinate the internationaltourists, and the impact helps in improving the economy of the country. The tourism planning and policy in Dubai uses the hybrid integrated model of tourism and relies on the political stability. Further, the shopping is the most common activity of tourists and also a motivation for the purpose of travel. Moreover, the factors like minimum prices and taxes, extensive promotion,great variety of goods and the coverage by media enhance the tourists to shop in Dubai. The researchers stated that the Dubai is being perceived as the heaven for shopping during the shopping festivals by attracting numerous tourists.There are various factors which influence the choice of tourists in order to visit Dubai like the strategic location as it is easy to reach Dubai by flight in almost three hours from Mumbai, eight hours from Hong Kong and it takes the overnight flight from the London, etc. Therefore, Dubai international airport is defined as the busiest airport as there are 135 airlines which are connectedto Dubai. Further, it is easy to reach Dubai for the tourists in order to explore the places and enjoy the shopping festival (Henderson, J. C. 2014). The country has the political stability unlikethe other countries like Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, etc. Dubai functions within the constitutional monarchy’s framework and the rulers were accredited for the modernization of Dubai. Furthermore, Dubai's economy soon shifted to tourism, and it has become a destination for tourism. According to the researchers, the economy of Dubai increased by 2.9 percent in 2014 i.e. AED 28 billion. The department of commerce management and tourism have been empowered in order to develop a continuous excitement and buzz in Dubai. They came up with the events like shopping festival of Dubai, summer surprises of Dubai, etc.
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