Luxury train pulls into Tehran amid western tourism push
Around 70 passengers, mostly from Britain and Australia, visited the cities of Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd before reaching Tehran
Travel and Tourism
Police surround luxury Kabul hotel after gunfire
Kabul’s police spokesman confirmed officers were surrounding the hotel but could not provide details on the cause of the attack
Special edition BMW 7 Series wows Saudi fashion elite
The first BMW 7 Series model to wear the famed M badge
UAE hotel firm first to set up in Iran since revolution
Country's hospitality market has become more attractive since last month's nuclear deal
Victoria’s Secret $10 million bra in Dubai next week
Over 4,200 precious gems from around the globe cover the garment, including rubies, diamonds and yellow sapphires, all hand set in 18 carat gold.
Dubai World unit sells Atlantis hotel to state fund
Luxury hotel is the government-owned investment company’s second disposal this year
Luxury hotel hosts Iran diplomacy in action
For hour after hour a swish Geneva hotel was the centre of intense diplomacy this weekend, as high-powered officials huddled in rooms seeking to ...
Shots fired at Cairo hotel in labor dispute
Gunmen opened fire on a five-star hotel in Cairo near the famed Giza pyramids on Friday, an Egyptian police general said, in what appeared to be a ...
Dubai hotel group Jumeirah raises $1.4bn loan
Dubai’s Jumeirah Group, a luxury hotel company, has raised a $1.4 billion unsecured syndicated loan due in 2019 to help fund its expansion, the ...
Banking & Finance
Mini-golden Lamborghini goes on display in Dubai
A prototype of the world’s most expensive model car - a gold-plated and diamond encrusted Lamborghini, is on display in a showroom in Dubai ...
Asma al-Assad seen splurging while country burns
While Syria goes through a bloody civil war, with hundreds being killed on a daily basis, Asma al-Assad, the wife of embattled President Bashar ...
New Mercedes S-Class makes Middle East debut
The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been unveiled in the Middle East, Arabian Business reported Thursday. The S-500 GCC specification will cost $132,000 ...
Aviation & Transport
Dubai property prices up 21.1% in first quarter, agent says
Dubai witnessed a 21.1 percent increase in property prices in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period last year, according to a Knight ...