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Luxury Holidays in Middle East

Giant swimming pool at San Alfonso del Mar resort, Chile.

Hotels

Boasters with the mostest

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.

UAE

New star rises in the Gulf

Hyatt Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi's high-end hotels are attracting fashionable crowds, writes Helen Elfer.

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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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Map of Middle East

Travel News

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

A member of the Catalan Federation of Cannabis Association smokes a joint in Barcelona.

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

Ukraine strife to result in higher airfares for travellers

9:38am | The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.

Times Square Spider-Man busker punches police officer

9:22am | Spidey's punch the latest case of children's characters behaving in an R-rated manner in Times Square.

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