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Meet the boss of the world's most luxurious hotel
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Meet the boss of the world's most luxurious hotel

With guests paying up to US$18,000 per night, Burj Al Arab GM Heinrich Morio loves his job -- just don't mention that "seven star" rating
World's fastest car aims for new record: 1,000mph

World's fastest car aims for new record: 1,000mph

Only one man in the world can say he's broken the sound barrier in the sky and on the ground
Sheikhs on a plane: Super rich, very demanding

Sheikhs on a plane: Super rich, very demanding

They account for less than one tenth of global private jet sales, but Middle East clients can be the most demanding in the world. Rightly so, say their suppliers
Dubai Airshow: 'Gulf Three' deals will strike fear into rival airlines

Dubai Airshow: 'Gulf Three' deals will strike fear into rival airlines

Huge orders from Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airlines surprised no one -- but who's going to fill all those extra seats and at what cost?
World’s tallest hotel opens in Dubai
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World’s tallest hotel opens in Dubai

One hotel, two towers, 355 meters -- JW Marriott Marquis Dubai scores new Guinness World Record
Dubai eyes world's tallest observation wheel
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Dubai eyes world's tallest observation wheel

Skyscraper battles are so 9-to-5. The real contest in our skies is between observatory wheels
Dubai: Some of the best experiences are free (almost)
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Dubai: Some of the best experiences are free (almost)

It's possible to leave the decadence behind in Dubai -- all these cultural attractions will wow you for a buck or less
Why the Dubai Airshow is a game changer

Why the Dubai Airshow is a game changer

"The days where air shows were dominated by Paris and Farnborough are gone," says one analyst. Here's how Dubai's becoming an aerospace center
World's latest mega-airport finally opens to passengers

World's latest mega-airport finally opens to passengers

Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport is expected handle 160 million passengers upon completion in 2027
New home for Queen Elizabeth 2
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New home for Queen Elizabeth 2

Following years of uncertainty, the former Cunard cruise ship will be transformed into a 500-room luxury hotel moored in Asia
7 adventures in highly irregular locales
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7 adventures in highly irregular locales

Diving in Pennsylvania? Skiing in Dubai? Yep it's possible -- here’s how
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