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Middle East

Economy class on Oman Air.

Air travel

Flight test: Oman Air economy

Tim Richards The seats are snug, but for a medium-haul flight this is a good economy-class experience.

Hotels

Boasters with the mostest

San Alfonso del Mar

Belinda Jackson Biggest, highest, most blindingly expensive. Belinda Jackson rounds up the ultimate travel experiences, from super-luxe to just plain boastful.

Middle East

Get that golden glow

Kerrie O'Brien Gold is holding its value in the luxury spa at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel in Dubai.

Airlines

Flight test: Etihad business class

Etihad's 'Pearl' business class has probably the most stylish cabin in the air.

Flight Test Etihad has probably the most stylish cabin in the air with extensive meal choices.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Dubai luxury hotels

When it comes to opulence, no one does it quite like Dubai. Ute Junker names six of the best glamour hotels in Dubai. The writer travelled courtesy of Qantas Airways and Dubai Tourism.

Photos

Inside the Emirates private jet

Emirates private jet

Emirates has launched a luxury private jet service for well-heeled travellers. Have a look on what sort of facilities they will enjoy.

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Qatar Airways business class

Qatar Airways Boeing 777

The Qatar Premium Terminal is more akin to a five-star hotel than a holding pen.

Flight test

Flight test: Emirates A380

Emirates Airlines flight attendant.

With its built-in minibar, we put business class to the test on the Emirates superjumbo.

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Travel News

Deals of the week: Bali bargain

Nikko Resort, Bali.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stay six nights at the Grand Nikko Bali at Nusa Dua for the price of three.

Traveller letters: Qantas Club members deserve lounge access, despite codeshares

We have been life members of the Qantas Club for more than 20 years.

Should you be afraid of flying?

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

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