The mascot of the FIFA U17 World Cup UAE 2013 tournament, to be held in the UAE, has been unveiled during a ceremony in Dubai. The mascot is named Shaqran, after a popular type of falcon in the Emirates.(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”.