US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (pictured) said on Monday that the US was open to investment by sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and private foreign companies in a move to allay concerns over the increasingly protectionist rhetoric coming out of the US. ArabianBusiness.com takes a looks at the recent history of Gulf investments in the US and the reaction to them. (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”.