Roads lead to the headquarters of Aldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi's biggest real estate company, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Property values and rents slumped in the United Arab Emirates after banks curtailed lending and speculators left the market during the global recession. (Bloomberg)
The hotel brand inspired by a legendary land described in a 1933 novel is spreading its story across the GCC. Global CEO Greg Dogan discusses expansion plans and the industry's new emphasis on “lifestyle”.