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Uber Arrives in Amman

Uber recently launched its massively in-demand smartphone app in Amman, allowing passengers in the capital to hail a ride at the touch of a button. But will it encounter the same resistance as it has elsewhere? And with several other…

Hilton’s High Hopes for Dead Sea Resort

Hilton’s regional chief says his new Dead Sea resort will be open this summer, ready to take on the competition in Jordan’s increasingly competitive hospitality market. Hilton is set to expand its presence in Jordan this summer with the opening…

Audi RS6 Avant: Supercar Station Wagon

The Audi RS6 is a family work horse bred for speed. By Ghaith Madadha The go-to brand for high performance premium station wagons—or Avant in Audi-speak— Audi was an early proponent and trendsetter with the 1983-91 200 Quattro Avant and 1994-95…

Maserati GranTurismo: A Centennial Special Edition

Maserati celebrates a hundred years of making sonorous and stylish sports cars by unleashing a very special version of its GranTurismo MC. By Ghaith Madadha The MC Centennial, a victory lap for Maserati’s seductively visceral and indulgently luxurious GranTurismo model…

Cutting Edge: All in the Wrist

The Apple Watch should (finally) be hitting the shops right about now, which means the smartwatch wars are well and truly underway. But which one is right for you? By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Apple Watch www.apple.com Apple’s first, much-hyped attempt…

Setting Sail for Luxury

The Dubai International Boat Show is a highlight of the international boating calendar. Whether you’re buying or just there to browse, the five-day show provides an experience like no other. By Jane Hosking While only a short flight away, the…

Timeless Timepieces

Officine Panerai is confident its luxury timepieces face no threat from smartwatches. By Jane Hosking By creating a $17,000 edition of its new tech-laden timepiece, Apple is making an audacious grab at the multimillion dollar luxury watch market. But Officine…

Peugeot 508: French Finesse

The new Peugeot 508 proves that few car makers do comfortable and refined family saloons as well as Peugeot. By Ghaith Madadha Successor to the Peugeot 607, the 508 re-adopted the “5” nomenclature that served the brand so well in…

Boulevard Arjaan: High End Hospitality

Rotana’s newly opened serviced hotel apartments aim to offer luxury long-stay lodgings at the heart of Abdali’s Boulevard.  By Elisa Oddone After years in development, guests can finally check into Rotana’s new set of Arjaan-branded serviced hotel apartments that run…

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe: A Fast Cat

The hard top successor to Jaguar’s design classic is a ferociously quick beast. By Ghaith Madadha The F-Type, the successor to the iconic 1961-75 E-Type, finally made its debut in 2013 in the guise of a stylish and slinky convertible….