Sprawled across an area larger than 50 soccer fields and anchored beside the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made building, the Dubai Mall officially opened Nov. 4, 2008, in the United Arab Emirates. As the largest mall in the world, the Dubai Mall piques the curiosity of tourists around the globe. The complex houses 1,200 stores, an underwater zoo, a SEGA indoor theme park, an Olympic-size ice rink, a 22-screen Cineplex and the world’s largest gold market. Along with being a record-shattering marvel of tourism and retail, the Dubai Mall is also a place of opportunity for citizens of neighboring countries seeking employment – given they can overcome many language and cultural barriers.
"Cross-Cultural Commerce: Speaking a Universal Language at the Dubai Mall,"
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