Author: Claire Malcolm

Claire Malcolm is a writer, editor and communications consultant based in Dubai. A five-star hotelier and advertising suit in former lives, she is prone to willful travel fuelled by airline ticket sale campaigns and the promise of an authentic local experience.

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6 insanely opulent hotels in the Mideast

6 insanely opulent hotels in the Mideast

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Insider Guide: Best of Abu Dhabi

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