First class ticket: Dubai is the world's leading travel destination
Third year running
For the third year in a row, Dubai has been crowned the World's Leading Destination during the recent World Travel Awards 2015. Beating the likes of lustworthy location London and Las Vegas, as well as up-and-coming destinations like Cape Town and the Maldives, Dubai claimed the title for a record fifth time.
Other contenders this year included Ambergris Caye, Jamaica, Malaysia, Marrakech, New York, Queenstown, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Saint Petersburg, Seychelles, Sydney and Yorkshire. The last place to win the award before Dubai's winning streak was India in 2012.
Here's a look at some of the city's best angles...