Bahraini Shiite Muslim women wearing the niqab hold portraits of relatives being held in Bahraini jails during a demonstration in solidarity with human rights activists and political prisoners in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama, on January 6, 2013. Since February 2011, Bahrain has been shaken by Shiite-led opposition protests that the authorities accuse of being exploited by Shiite Iran across the Gulf. (AFP/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”.