Cyclone Gonu devastated Oman and southern Iran in June last year, killing many people and causing million of dollars in damages. With the warning that another cyclone could be on its way towards the Gulf, ArabianBusiness.com takes a look back at the storm and its aftermath. This satellite image shows Cyclone Gonu east of Muscat. (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”.