Dubai has been dubbed the “Beach City of the World” after it became the first country in the world to offer an alternative to the brothel industry by introducing women to escorts.
But the trend has only been gaining momentum in recent years and now there are more than 1,500 female escort services in the emirate, a major hub of the Gulf and a major tourism destination for wealthy Gulf countries.
Dubai’s first female escorting services were set up in 2010.
It has since expanded to offer a range of services including massage, erotic massage and personal care.
The city’s first licensed escort agency, Naturals, opened its first branch in 2012.
Naturals now operates 24 massage and erotic massage businesses in Dubai.
Since 2010, there have been at least 13 licensed escorts licensed by Dubai Municipality, which also oversees the business licensing process.
In addition to the male escort industry, Dubai’s female escorters can also be found in hotels, restaurants and private homes, including the popular Abu Dhabi Hotels.
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