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Expensive Eid: UAE hotel rates through the roof

Eid Al Adha is barely here and hotel rates are already on the rise. You’re probably thinking going abroad will…

October 2, 2014 4:27
 
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World’s largest order of Rolls-Royce cars ever

Somebody has way too much pocket money...

September 25, 2014 10:04
 
Dinner

Five ridiculously expensive meals in Dubai

Gold leaves, anyone?

September 16, 2014 11:27
 
Dented interests: Lexus shows its sportier side to the Middle East but is it just ‘too old’ of a brand?

Dented interests: Lexus shows its sportier side to the Middle East but is it just ‘too old’ of a brand?

Amid increasing aftersales offers in the Middle East, Precious de Leon wonders if lagging Lexus sales is because of 'old people' syndrome and not because of affected production in Japan.

July 10, 2011 2:14
 
Celine Bertin, Director of International Marketing, Ebel

Celine Bertin, Director of International Marketing, Ebel

Celebrating a century in business, luxury watch brand Ebel launches a book that includes Arabic marketing posters that date back to the 1960s, showing a strong history in the region.

June 29, 2011 4:46
 
Wedding woes weigh heavy on Omani government

Wedding woes weigh heavy on Omani government

Prospective grooms are protesting for government help to ease high dowry demands and expensive wedding costs

June 15, 2011 1:40
 
Forget Dubai, Abu Dhabi’s the future of luxury. Or is it?

Forget Dubai, Abu Dhabi’s the future of luxury. Or is it?

Chalhoub Group pins hopes on Abu Dhabi’s retail landscape. But Precious de Leon asks at what costs.

May 12, 2011 2:17
 
Have a spare sports car for Kipp to smash?

Have a spare sports car for Kipp to smash?

Sometimes it takes a real bashing for some people to get the point.

March 20, 2011 4:34
 
It’s in the bag

It’s in the bag

Everyone likes limited edition stuff. But who’s buying all the stuff ‘inspired’ by Dubai and the region?

March 15, 2011 4:47
 
Luxury in the new world

Luxury in the new world

In the post-recession landscape people want richness of experience, not just products. That’s according to Michael Hughes, former executive director of strategy at The Brand Union.

September 27, 2010 4:09
 
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