United Arab Emirates

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?
Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Promotional rates for debut may make this your best chance to almost afford a room at Fairmont the Palm
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
Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Al Dhafra heritage festival draws record turnout, awards millions of dollars worth of prizes
First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

Up to 20 of the Airbus superjumbos will be served at Dubai Airport's new extension. Here's what passengers will find inside
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
Rihanna's latest travel photo mishap in Abu Dhabi

Rihanna's latest travel photo mishap in Abu Dhabi

Covered-up singer strikes a pose in front of mosque, sparks ire
Dubai's restaurant secrets-- and the woman who knows them

Dubai's restaurant secrets-- and the woman who knows them

From chili falafels to Lebanese pizza, Arva Ahmed's food tours track down the most delicious recipes in Dubai
Best falafel in Dubai-- and the woman behind it

Best falafel in Dubai-- and the woman behind it

Arva Ahmed's food tours seek out the most authentic dishes in Dubai
Six things that shouldn't exist in the desert

Six things that shouldn't exist in the desert

Penguins, golf courses, waterslides -- Dubai takes some wild desert fantasies, and irrigates

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