Consider me skeptical.
Anyone know where Dubai is?
Dubai aims to be tourism mecca
By Ali Khalil, Agence France-Presse
Widely touted as the Middle East's very own Orlando, Dubailand, a cluster of mega-billion-dollar projects, is gradually emerging across the desert sands of the booming Gulf emirate.
Faced with a dwindling wealth of oil, Dubai has taken on a new challenge of larger-than-life projects in line with its ambition to become the region's main business and leisure hub.
Already primed as a vacation destination, Dubai is fast executing plans to build a host of new hotels, golf courses, malls and leisure facilities in hopes of doubling the number of tourists to 15 million by 2015. (link)
15,000,000 tourists. Perhaps we'd better rethink the whole y'all-come-down-and-look-at-our-rocks-and-boulders marketing plan.