Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas meets Pope Benedict XVI
In this handout image supplied the office of the Palestinian President, President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Pope Benedict XVI in the Vatican on December 17, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Abbas was quoted saying he was 'very worried' by the killing of Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus, Syria. (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”.