Category: Middle East

The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar

The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar

Sandwiched between desert and sea across a 66,000 sq m plot, the design of The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort is heavily inspired by Mughal architecture and features elements of Ottoman heritage.
The most-viewed tourist destination on TikTok

The most-viewed tourist destination on TikTok

Dubai is the most-viewed destination on TikTok with views for videos featuring the hashtag #Dubai totalling over 81.8 billion.
Luxury yacht charter holidays along Turkey's mesmerising Turquoise Coast

Luxury yacht charter holidays along Turkey's mesmerising Turquoise Coast

Surround yourself with familiar comforts as you head off in search of the exotic on a summer adventure to Turkey aboard a luxury yacht.
11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

IHG Hotels & Resorts have shared with us 11 of their coolest pools that will have you pulling out your swimsuits and packing your bags.
New luxury hotel opens in Doha in time for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

New luxury hotel opens in Doha in time for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

European-born brand, Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts, has today debuted its first Qatar hotel as Le Royal Méridien Doha welcomes its first guests.
Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 is to become a landmark property for the MGallery brand from Accor, and for Dubai overall.
New ultra-luxury yacht club set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean

New ultra-luxury yacht club set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development located along Saudi Arabia’s north-western coast, has revealed its iconic design for the new Triple Bay Yacht Club, set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean.
The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

I was honoured to be on the judging panel for the best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market where the SAUDIA stand was crowned as winner of the Best Stand Design.
Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland, one of the most iconic music festivals in the world, is set to open Terra Solis, a brand-new unique desert destination in Dubai.
SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has officially revealed its brand-new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system, Beyond, during Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which started today, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The new IFE system will further transform SAUDIA’s onboard experience with over 5,000 hours of HD content, including, but not limited to, Western and Eastern films and
Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is undertaking a week of intensive research to reduce carbon emissions.
Uncover the beauty of Turkey by yacht

Uncover the beauty of Turkey by yacht

Turkey is an exceptional destination for a yacht charter, filled with character and beauty.
Suite of the week: Sultan Suite, Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey

Suite of the week: Sultan Suite, Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey

One of the largest and most expensive suites in the world, the Sultan Suite is a one-of-a-kind accommodation where visitors can feel the soul of a historical palace that Ottoman sultans once called home.
Where to stay for every match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - the definitive guide

Where to stay for every match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - the definitive guide

This year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar will run from Monday, 21 November until Sunday, 18 December and, with the Final Draw now made, maybe you are thinking of attending some of the games...
Jawaher Tent returns to Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait for Ramadan

Jawaher Tent returns to Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait for Ramadan

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will feature the popular Jawaher Tent offering seating for up to 600 guests as well as two Majlis areas housing six separate spaces, as well as three sections of elevated VIP seating. The hotel's Al Bidaa Ballroom which will be transformed into a beautiful Ramadan dining destination that embodies the holy month's most cherished traditions.
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a