One of the seven regions representing a part of the United Arab Emirates is Ras al Khaimah. In the north of the country it is the main access point for climbers and adventurists intersted in Jebel Al Harim. An hour away from Dubai International Airport it is an area worth considering as an alternative to Dubai.
An alternative to Dubai?
There are resorts to match (not sure if they do match!) many in Dubai in Ras al Khaimah.
Other reasons to be interested in Ras al Khaimah
Aside from tourism for business you might consider the following.
You can set up your busines in the newly announced FREE TRADE ZONE