Ship-to-shore gantry cranes stand on the quayside at Khalifa Port, operated by Abu Dhabi Ports Co. (ADPC), on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The 417 square-kilometer (161 square mile) development, designed to become a hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade, will account for 15 percent of the emirate's non-oil economy within 20 years. (Bloomberg)
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”.