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Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010

Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010
2010 ushered in the opening of the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. But this is just the first of Dubai’s many tourism-related projects that are due to come online this year. Check out the upcoming projects that Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has said will open in 2010.\n

(Text: Arabian Travel News/ Image: ITP Images)\n

Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010
Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International (DWC-AMI)\n

Dubai World Central, located in the vicinity of the Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in ‘New Dubai' is a multi-phase development of six clustered zones: Dubai Logistics City (DLC), Commercial City, Residential City, Aviation City and Golf City, with the world's largest airport - Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International (DWC-AMI) at its heart.\n

(Text: Arabian Travel News/ Image: DWC-AMI website)
Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010
Kidzania\n

Children are in for a treat in 2010 with the opening of Kidzania at Dubai Mall, a city made for and run by children, where they can drive buses, fly aeroplanes and work in restaurants. It is an initiative of Emaar Retail, which has already opened attractions such as Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, SEGA Republic, Reel Cinemas and Dubai Ice Rink at the mall.\n

(Text: Arabian Travel News/ Image: Google Images)
Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010
Jumeirah Golf Estates\n

Dubai's goal to position itself as one of the world's leading sporting destinations is already underway with the Greg Norman-designed Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates already opening at the end of 2009 for the inaugural Dubai World Championship, which culminated with the Race To Dubai.\n

The resort will also house three other courses, Wind, Fire and Water, designed by Greg Norman, Vijay Singh, Sergio Garcia and Pete Dye. Members are already playing the Earth course and the Fire course is set to open early this year.\n

(Text: Arabian Travel News/ Image: Jumeirah Golf Estates website)\n

Dubai's top tourism-related projects in 2010
Tiger Woods Al Ruwaya Resort\n

Continuing the golf theme, despite the recent controversy surrounding international golf star - and now play boy - Tiger Woods, the Tiger Woods Dubai and Al Ruwaya Golf Club is also set to open in 2010.\n

It will boast an 18-hole championship course with