Britain\'s most decorated chef, Gordon Ramsey, is also picking up gongs in Dubai for his restaurant, Verre. But the winner of Time Out Dubai\'s Best Restaurant Award in 2006 and 2007 has cranked up his price by almost 25%, with a meal for two up to $272 from $218 based on Autumn season prices. (www.gordonramsey.com/dubai)
A few months after buying FRHI Hotels & Resorts from investors including Qatar Investment Authority and Kingdom Holding, AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin denies the hotel management firm is growing too fast. In fact, he intends to pick up the pace – especially in the GCC.