As world power's hold an emergency meeting on Sunday in Jeddah to discuss oil prices, Arabian Business looks at global protests on the issue. Here, supporters of India's left wing parties shout anti-government slogans during a protest march in New Delhi on June 11, 2008. About 500 activists were protesting against a rise in the price of essential commodities after the government hiked fuel prices to stem huge losses at state oil firms caused by surging crude costs. Protestors were infuriated by the resulting petrol price increase of about 11 percent and 9.4 percent for diesel. (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”.