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Dubai kicks off lavish annual shopping festival
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Dubai kicks off lavish annual shopping festival

Companies give away millions in gold, cash and cars to promote month-long sale
10 outrageous spas in the Middle East
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10 outrageous spas in the Middle East

Where a gold facial means exactly that
Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Emirate to host World Expo 2020 in huge futuristic "marketplace" in desert
Dubai plans yet another 'world's biggest shopping mall'
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Dubai plans yet another 'world's biggest shopping mall'

Spectacular new tourism project will have 100 hotels and a park 30 percent bigger than London's Hyde Park
10 of the best value hotels in Dubai
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10 of the best value hotels in Dubai

Five-star hotels, rooftop whirlpools, wacky décor and intriguing locations -- who would have thought value accommodations could offer so much?
10 crazy superlatives found only in Dubai
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10 crazy superlatives found only in Dubai

Not enough world records? Sometimes throwing money at a problem actually helps
7 of the best restaurants in Dubai
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7 of the best restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is the cool new kid on the world's culinary block. Just ask any of the celeb chefs who are filling tables here
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?
Dubai plans monster, five-star replica of Taj Mahal
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Dubai plans monster, five-star replica of Taj Mahal

One of the world’s most beautiful things will be turned into a hotel
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It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart