A looter makes off with a chandelier in the streets of Timbuktu on January 29, 2013. Hundreds of Malians looted stores in Timbuktu on Tuesday, saying the shops belonged to 'Arabs' and 'terrorists' linked to the radical Islamists who occupied the desert town for 10 months. (AFP/Getty Images)
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”.