The spokesman for the Saudi minister of interior General Mansour Turki (2R) is given a tour alongside other media representatives of a new centre the for the rehabilitation of suspected 'terrorists' and potential al-Qaeda recruits in Riyadh on April 9, 2013. The new centre, which is built on 76 thousand square metres and hosts suspects from 41 different nationalities has similar facilities to a recreational resort. (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”.