Briton creates $8,837 cocktail

Briton creates $8,837 cocktail

LONDON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A British bar owner said he has concocted the world's most expensive cocktail, costing $8,837 per glass.

Dubai pressured on jail death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 16 (UPI) -- The British Embassy in Dubai has been investigating the death of a London-area man while in police custody, officials said Friday.

Diamonds are forever on MasterCard

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 13 (UPI) -- Diamonds are a girl's best friend, and they're the friends of well-heeled holders of the Dubai First Royale Black MasterCard.
Dubai proclaims Bush visit a holiday

Dubai proclaims Bush visit a holiday

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday praised Dubai and its leadership and said he wants residents to understand they have the respect of the United States.

Extraordinary hotels of the future on show

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Conceptual hotels for the future are a part of an extraordinary exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. The show, "New Hotels for Global Nomads," is one of the museum's most imaginative ever.

Rootless Cosmopolitan: Don't dismiss Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 1 (UPI) -- Travelers to the Middle East, much less the Persian Gulf, will be pleasantly surprised by this waterfront urban oasis surrounded by puritanical desert boredom.
RHONDA ROHRABACHER, Rootless Cosmopolitan