From Bollywood to Hollywood, Grand Prixs to Wembley Stadium, celebrities from the world's of cinema, music, sport and business are reported to have bought property in Dubai, fast becoming a hot spot for A-list celebrities seeking sand, sun and privacy. The very latest are Bollywood's premier celebrity couple, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, who were in Dubai in this weekend to celebrate buying a new villa in the exclusive Sanctuary Falls development built by Shaikh Holdings. ArabianBusiness.com looks at some of the other celebs that have, or are rumoured to have, snapped up real estate in the emirate. (Getty Images)
Backed by a Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Mohamed Alabbar is set to transform the region’s e-commerce market with the launch of Noon.com. He tells Arabian Business how he plans to conquer and dominate an industry that will be worth $70bn within the next decade.