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In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure

More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
People walk under a passage covered with umbrellas at the Dubai Mall on June 1, 2016 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
Tourists look at sharks in a viewing tunnel at the aquarium at the Dubai Mall on June 1, 2016 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
People shop at the Dubai Mall on June 1, 2016 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
Tourists and Emiratis ice skate at the Dubai Mall on June 1, 2016 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
Veiled Arab women walk in the Dubai Mall on June 1, 2016 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Dubai tourism leisure
A general view taken on June 1, 2016 shows the Dubai Mall in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. As if its opulent, massive malls and numerous luxury resorts were not enough, the Gulf city-state has even grander ambitions, with Hollywood studios also enlisted in its drive. More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, but the target is 20 million by 2020 when the Gulf emirate hosts the global trade fair Expo 2020. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)