New York City set for record 50 million tourists this year
The Statue of Liberty is seen from a ferry leaving Liberty Island. A record 50 million tourists will have visited New York City by the end of 2011, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said this week (Getty Images)
Just about everything Badr Jafar touches turns to golD, formed just seven years ago, his crescent enterprises is raking in over a billion dollars in revenues and is highly profitable. But the young Emirati insists profits are just part of the plan.