United Arab Emirates

7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

From swanky island resorts to verdant desert mountains, the UAE's more subdued neighbor offers luxury experiences all of its own
Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

In the Middle East, animals in malls are not uncommon. Giant squid, crocodiles and lions are all on show for shoppers
Can the world grow enough jet fuel?

Can the world grow enough jet fuel?

KLM's recent 10-hour flight from Amsterdam to Aruba was the longest ever flight using biofuel
The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

It may be a time of fasting but in the United Arab Emirates the Muslim holy month can also be a time of indulgence
City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

CNN's Erin Burnett tours the world's tallest building and its smart, energy-saving technology
Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Parched desert landscape on top, lush green park beneath -- Al Fayah Park will give the U.A.E.'s capital "a sense of identity"
Etihad Airways unveils world's most luxurious passenger jets

Etihad Airways unveils world's most luxurious passenger jets

Passengers can fly in a three-room private residence with access to a butler, gourmet chef and concierge
Dubai's desert racecourse to turn into a luxury mini-city

Dubai's desert racecourse to turn into a luxury mini-city

In preparation for the World Expo 2020, a high-end, mini-city is to be built around Meydan racecourse, home to the richest horse race in the world
Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Not familiar with Rotana Hotels? You might be soon. With 85 sites already across the Middle East and northern Africa, the brand wants to expand into India, Australia and Southeast Asia
Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

The UAE city already famous for its glitz is looking particularly psychedelic this week
An exclusive peek inside The Dubai Mall

An exclusive peek inside The Dubai Mall

75 million visitors a year, plus other incredible facts about the world's biggest shopping center
9 unique Dubai restaurants

9 unique Dubai restaurants

From BBQ Donuts to the world’s highest restaurant to one of the simplest ... Dubai does unique as well as glitz
Beyond Dubai: 6 exotic escapes

Beyond Dubai: 6 exotic escapes

Retreats suitable for Bond villains, classic oases and ... fjords? These are the best short trips in the UAE
Etihad flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Etihad flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Flight EY461 from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi made an emergency landing in Jakarta on Monday due to fires
Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

A growing number of young Emiratis are discovering with the ocean in an extreme way
The UAE's most outrageous hotel suites

The UAE's most outrageous hotel suites

Lap pool in your bedroom, view of ski slopes and sharks … it’s all in a night’s stay in the UAE
Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

If you think drag racing is extreme, try doing it uphill ... on sand
Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

The former royal playground turned exotic menagerie opens up to visitors
Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

The city's huge firework show certified as largest by Guinness World Records
Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort's Royal Suite is the biggest in the U.A.E.