Living in United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
| Business and Economy in United Arab Emirates
Dubai Chamber, if the business information hub for Dubai.
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its Members, including UAE.
International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its member countries. The website provides country information (including UAE) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates, www.abcdubai.com. P.O. Box 37068, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: +9714 3407566; Fax: +9714 3407565; firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including the UAE.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
Askalo UAE www.askalo.ae is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across the United Arab Emirates.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on the Middle East.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for the UAE.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on the United Arab Emirates, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Expatwoman.com, www.expatwoman.com, provides useful and relevant information for women either living in Dubai or contemplating a move there. City/country profiles and many other articles here have been written by expatriate women, sharing their knowledge and experiences.
Locanto United Arab Emirates, www.locanto.ae, is a classifieds community which allows expats to buy, sell, and trade goods, meet new people and more in every city in the United Arab Emirates.
Yalwa United Arab Emirates, www.yalwa.ae, a business directory which allows expats to quickly locate and browse various local services offered in every city in the United Arab Emirates.
| News and Media in United Arab Emirates
Encyclopedia of the Orient, lexicorient.com, is an online encyclopedia covering North Africa and the Middle East.
Arab News, www.arabnews.com/ is the website of the Middle East's largest English-language daily newspaper.
7Days, www.7days.ae, is an English-language newspaper in the UAE.
The Gulf Today is the news website of GoDubai.com.
Abu Dhabi Times provides coverage of the Dubai homepage from the World News network.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in the United Arab Emirates.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including several in the United Arab Emirates.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including the United Arab Emirates.
| Recommended Reading on United Arab Emirates
Lonely Planet Dubai by Terry Carter, Lara Dunston
Spectrum Guide to the United Arab Emirates
Culture Shock! United Arab Emirates: A Guide to Customs & Etiquette by Gina L. Crocetti
Culture Shock!: Success Secrets to Maximize Business in the United Arab Emirates by Harvey Tripp, Margaret Tripp
Footprint Dubai by Zee Gilmore
Time Out Dubai: Abu Dhabi and the UAE
Lonely Planet Best of Dubai by Terry Carter
Dubai Explorer: Insiders' City Guide by Alistair Mackenzie
Living and Working in the Gulf States & Saudi Arabia by Robert Hughes, Joe Laredo
| Travel Information for United Arab Emirates
GoDubai, www.godubai.com, provides general information about Dubai.
Dubai Tourism, www.dubaitourism.ae, in the website of the Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing. P.O.Box 594, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: +(971) (4)223 00 00; Fax: +(971) (4) 223 00 22; email@example.com.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on the Middle East, including the UAE.