The World, an Island resort in Dubai.
“The world” is the first island resort in Dubai. It is owned by an Indian entrepreneur Wakil Ahmed Azmi. It includes a restaurant for upto 100 diners, 50 beach laungers along the coast, eight cabanas and eight luxury log-cabin style changing rooms with showers, a lounge area and entertainment facilities. The island will also have a 24 square metre circular area, which can be used for functions, launches and weddings and the island will be fully licensed to serve alcoholic beverages. The water around the island can accommodate up to 40 medium-sized yachts off its coast and its pontoon can handle yachts of up to 80 foot in length. Able to accommodate up to 500 people for large events, the aim is to keep the average number at around 150 clients at any one time.