Category: Kuwait

Beyond the headlines: the hidden treasures of the Middle East

Beyond the headlines: the hidden treasures of the Middle East

What we often hear of the Middle East isn’t always positive, which is a shame as there is so much waiting to be discovered in this halal friendly part of the world. What many travellers have yet to explore is what’s behind the headlines often making the rounds on the TV or the internet. This […]

Top 10 places you won't find on Google Maps

Top 10 places you won’t find on Google Maps

I stumbled upon this video recently, and thought it was rather interesting, so am sharing it here even though there’s no obvious luxury angle. Since even Nevada’s much-talked about Area 51 can be found on Google Maps (though admittedly, much of the operations there probably take place underground), it’s interesting to see what places are hidden. […]

Unprecedented 2010 world cruise itinerary from Crystal Cruises

Unprecedented 2010 world cruise itinerary from Crystal Cruises

Voted World’s Best more than any other cruise line by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises has set an exotic new course with a unique Middle Eastern twist for its 15th annual World Cruise set for 2010. The detailed 108-day itinerary, featuring maiden visits to Iran, […]

New property in Kuwait for Movenpick

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts is opening a new city resort in Kuwait. The exclusive, 308-room  Movenpick Resort & Residence Al Bidaa Kuwait is Movenpick’s second property in Kuwait and forms part of their plans for growth in the Middle East. This five star resort hotel – situated just 15 minutes from Kuwait International Airport – […]

Hotel Missoni heads for Kuwait, Edinburgh and Dubai

Hotel Missoni heads for Kuwait, Edinburgh and Dubai

Following a  license agreement between the hospitality management company Rezidor SAS Hospitality and the Italian fashion house Missoni, three new hotels – in Kuwait, Edinburgh and Dubai – will represent the first step towards an eventual goal of 30 Missoni hotels by 2010. Hotel Missoni Kuwait will be sited at the Symphony Complex, a new […]