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Going Down to the Lowest Place on Earth: Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Weary bodies from around the world flock to the lowest point on earth. They walk around like a strange tribe covered with black sea mud to allow the nutrients from the rich earth sink deep into their skin. Others wade through the salt crusted banks...

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach Keeps its Tastefully Elegant Vibe

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Dubai is an international cosmopolitan center known for its brand of Middle Eastern extravagance and opulence. Most hotels compete in this space by having the biggest this or the tallest that in the city. In the midst of this ocean of excess, the...

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Dubai Looks to Build The Globe's First Rotating Skyscraper

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2017

Oh, Dubai, you never cease to surprise us. You’ve already got the world’s largest shopping mall, the globe’s tallest building and the earth’s largest, man-made island; but that’s not enough for you, is it? In 2020, this...

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The Unexpected Destination on Bloomberg's Places to Visit in 2017 List

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2017

On Tuesday, Bloomberg released its list for Where to Go in 2017. While many of the places seem like obvious choices—Cape Town, Miami, Toronto, London, Japan—we were definitely surprised to see one name we weren’t expecting: Iran....

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St. Regis Abu Dhabi Goes Sky-High With New Dining Experience

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

Talk about an elevated dining experience. Next month, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will debut its newest offering for guests looking for a one-of-a-kind event. Launching on November 11, the property will begin hosting monthly...

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The Emirates Palace: Abu Dhabi’s Icon of Opulence

BY : Glenn Harris | 2016

The Emirates Palace is among the most expensive hotels in the world with a price tag of over $4.25 billion. Opened in 2005, it took 20,000 artisans three years to complete the project which is owned by the Abu Dhabi government (Royal Family) and...

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Oman's Al Bustan Palace is Charmingly Traditional & Tastefully Opulent

BY : Glenn Harris | 2016

Cradled between the majestic Al Hajar Mountains and the blue waters of the Sea of Oman, Al Bustan Palace in Muscat, Oman is regarded as one of the top five-star hotels in the world. Even from afar, the property is impressive with its ornate exterior...

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Habtoor Grand Resort is The Scene for Dubai's Gitterati

BY : Glenn Harris | 2016

Among Dubai's many glittering hotels, the five-star Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa stands out as one of its best. The property is located on the legendary Jumeirah Beach, an area known for its restaurants, boutique shops and...

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Explore Iran Via a Private Train

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

Iran might not be your first thought as a vacation destination, but MIR Corporation is hoping to change your mind with a 14-trip this winter. Taking place from November 24-December 7 aboard the Golden Eagle train, the excursion weaves its way...

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UAE's Homegrown Jumeriah Hotel

BY : Glenn Harris | 2016

The corniche is Abu Dhabi’s most famous boulevard and passes through the capital city’s sky scrapers along the azure coast of the Arabian Sea. At the end of it, rising high above all others, are the Etihad Towers. The futuristic towers...

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Dubai Brings the Rainforest to the Desert

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

It seems that Dubai will stop at nothing to have the biggest, best, most over-the-top theme parks, hotels, restaurants, basically everything. When it comes to pulling out all the stops, the city knows how to top itself each year. Set to debut in...

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The 10,000-Room Abraj Kudai Will be the World's Largest Hotel

BY : Nicolle Monico | 2016

Often times when a hotel is described as “the world's…best, biggest, coolest, most luxurious, etc.,” it’s a pretty subjective statement. But when the Abraj Kudai opens in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, it will undeniably be...

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