Hong Kong And Dubai Case Study

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Even though the development of Hong Kong is earlier than Dubai, in nowadays, Hong Kong and Dubai are both outstanding representatives of the modern city in the world. Hong Kong locates in the center of Asia; and Dubai locates in the center of World. Regardless of economy or technology, these two place are lie at the forefront of the world. Some people said that Dubai is the" Hong Kong of Middle East Country." Moreover, the tourism industry in Hong Kong and Dubai grows at a rapidly speed. In 2010, Dubai ranked 7th in world city visit with 7.4 million visitors. In 2011, Hong Kong ranked 14th in the world city visit with 22.3 million international overnight visitors and 19.6 million day visitors. In this way, tourism is one of the main driving …show more content…
The size of Hong Kong ranked in the 184th in the world with 1104 square km, compares to Dubai with 4114 square km. The population of Hong Kong is 7153519 and the median age is 43.4. In Dubai, the population is 2106177 and the median age is 30.2. The median age is a symbol of the extent of aging population. By compare Hong Kong and Dubai, it is clearly to see that the aging problem is more serious in Hong Kong than in Dubai. Meantime, the population composition is different between this two places. In Hong Kong, majority of the population is local Chinese; however in Dubai, majority of the population is Indian, not the local Emirati people. Therefore, Hong Kong composed by local Chinese while Dubai composed by foreign immigrant. Moreover, the urbanization rate in Hong Kong reaches to …show more content…
For the shopping part, Hong Kong is be called the "shopping paradise," because in Hong Kong, people could find all different types of cloth, whether the western style of cloth, or the Korean/Japanese style of cloth. The Causeway Bay is a good example. For the natural beauty part, it have to mention the Victoria Harbor. Obviously, the name comes from the Victoria Regina. Victoria Harbor is a landmark in Hong Kong. Every year, tons of travelers come to Victoria Harbor to enjoy the beauty of the harbor. Some people choose a boat tour, while some people choose to stand at The Avenue Of Stars to overlook the harbor. For the cultural, elder people could go to some temples. The youth would like to go to Lan Kwai Fong to experience the local bar culture. Hong Kong also has the Disneyland Resort and the Ocean Park, which attracts million of visitors each

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