In this handout supplied by the Israeli Government press office (GPO), Israeli President Shimon Peres shakes hands as he meets with Muslim Imams and heads of the French Jewish community on March 10, 2013 in Paris, France. Peres has been travelling between Brussels, Paris and Strasbourg to meet with leaders and address the European Parliament, a first for an Israeli leader. (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”.