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Dubai

Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

Middle East

Hotter than hot: why now is the time to head to the Middle East

Ben Groundwater Travelling in the Middle East has never been so accessible for Aussies, writes Ben Groundwater.

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.

Travel Insider

Bye, Singapore: the hottest new stopover cities for Australians

Dubai

Jane E Fraser Big-name attractions are drawing travellers away from Bangkok or Singapore to new stopover destinations.

Shopping

Spree de corps

Jaipur

Lee Tulloch There are no other stores quite like these 25 amazing shops, writes Lee Tulloch, globe-trotting shopper extraordinaire.

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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

The craziest new hotel designs

Water Discus hotel

Architects and designers around the world are competing to create the most fantastical hotel designs. Here are some of the most amazing new hotels currently planned around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Emirates economy class

A Flight attedant poses at the economy class section of an Emirates A380 aircraft

Flight Test Emirates' cabin crew are excellent - multilingual and very attentive.

Tripologist

Getting frisky is still too risky

Not the place to practice for a shot at the Mile High Club ... Dubai Airport.

Tripologist I have to make a transit stop in Dubai and after reading the recent article (No kissing, no sex, no photos), I was wondering if these same rules apply in the airport?

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Map of Dubai

Travel News

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

737 Space Bins at 737 Configuration Studio

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

Shark sightings boost tourism at film location for Jaws movie

OLIVER SMITH 11:58am | Increased sightings of great white sharks are luring tourists to where Steven Spielberg's Jaws' was filmed.

Chinese airlines ordered to cut flights for 'high frequency exercises'

9:22am | Chinese airlines have been told to cut flights amid "high frequency exercises", CCTV reported.

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

SOO KIM 22 Jul | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

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