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Arabian fantasy for royal wedding

Apr 29, 2011 / Hotels

Luxury hotels in the United Arab Emirates are offering their guests an Arabian fantasy as Britain’s Prince William marries Catherine Middleton on Friday. The Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, promises “a majestic experience fit for a king and deserving of an emperor” and said it wants to make the […]

Abu Dhabi hotel regrets $11M Christmas ‘overload’

Dec 21, 2010 / Hotels

The Emirates Palace hotel that has been showing off an $11 million Christmas tree now says it regrets the overabundance of holiday cheer. The Emirates Palace hotel said it regretted “attempts to overload the tradition followed by most hotels in the country” according to Gulf News. “Putting the Christmas tree… is a tradition meant to […]

Abu Dhabi’s $11 Million Christmas Tree

Dec 17, 2010 / Travel

The Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi – already the home of the world’s first gold ATM – has unveiled an $11 million Christmas tree. It is the “most expensive Christmas tree ever,” with a “value of over 11 million dollars,” said Hans Olbertz, general manager of Emirates Palace hotel. Located in the gold leaf-bedecked […]

Abu Dhabi Gets Gold Vending Machine

May 15, 2010 / Billionaires

Abu Dhabi’s top hotel, the Emirates Palace, recently debuted a vending machine that dispenses gold bars. The machine, named Gold To Go, allows customers to trade cash for gold in quantities ranging from coins up to 10-gram bars. Customers using the shiny machine — itself gold-plated — can choose from 320 items, including gold customized […]

UAE hotels hope money can buy ME love

Feb 13, 2010 / Travel

It may not be possible to buy love. But at least you can spend a fortune trying to do so in the United Arab Emirates, where luxury hotels are offering Valentine’s Day specials for mega-rich romantics. Lovey dovey in Abu Dhabi? The Emirates Palace, which bills itself as a seven-star hotel, has the priciest Valentine […]

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