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Saudi man splurges $136,000 on vintage bubbly

A Saudi millionaire splurged $136000 on a vintage bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal over the weekend at glitzy Cavalli club in Dubai.

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Dubai plans new mega-development to rival Las Vegas

The Al Habtoor Group, a UAE-based development firm, plans to build a new triple-hotel complex in the heart of the Emirate as part of a $1.3 billion project. The “Habtoor Palace”. formed of two skyscrapers rising from a five-storey podium base, will see over 1,600 rooms added to Dubai‘s hotel scene. The rest of the [...]

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First resort on The World Dubai to open

The World Dubai will see its first island open to the public this week with the launch of the luxury World Island Beach Club. “We will be opening in the first week of January,” said Reza Sinnen, operations manager at the beach club, based on the island of Lebanon. The resort was originally scheduled to [...]

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Waldorf Astoria to debut on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

It seems that the Palm Jumeirah is making a comeback, with the latest announcement confirming that a Waldorf Astoria will open in 2013. The huge, manmade Palm-shaped development in the sea has been viewed alternately as a symbol of Dubai’s unbridled ambition or of its abject failure, when construction all but ground to a halt [...]

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Alfred Dunhill to launch Dubai restaurant

British luxury retailer Alfred Dunhill will open its third overseas restaurant in Dubai’s Jumeirah Emirates Towers in early 2012. The launch of Alfie’s Restaurant and Lounge is scheduled for January 2012, to coincide with the opening of the new Dunhill fashion store in the same location. The Dubai restaurant will be Dunhill’s first in the [...]

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Urban Tails Dubai – A 7-Star Pet Hotel

Urban Tails Dubai has become the world’s first seven-star resort for pets when it opened doors this summer. Being branded as the ultimate luxury pet destination, this hotel has been custom built for four legged friends. They offer suites for 70 dogs and 40 cats and promises to take perfect care of them while their [...]

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