United Arab Emirates
IT USED TO BE A SMALL VILLAGE on the lower Persian Gulf, where diving for pearls provided the main income in the early 19th century. A later stint with colonialism provided the push for Dubai to ally with six surrounding states. In the process, they became the United Arab Emirates.
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MINGLE A CHORUS OF ‘‘What a Wonderful World” with a few bars of “Getting to Know You” and maybe add a dash of “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was,” and you have a theme song for entertaining clients in a city full of international attractions where networking provides an important introduction to business dealings (which may not always start on time). Dubai has its own routine. Clients like to get to know you before signing on; the attitude toward time is relaxed; and locals are accustomed to a glamorous, elegant, international lifestyle.