• The Story Behind the World Islands, Dubai

    13 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Since launching in the early 2000s, the World Islands, Dubai has been subject to much speculation. From rumored celebrity purchases to outlandish hotel projects, the controversial archipelago's life has been a storied one.
    For many years, what was once one of the United Arab Emirates' most ambitious projects more closely resembles a sandy ghost town, that acted as the embodiment of the global financial struggles which so heavily impacted Dubai in the late 2000s.
    However, this year has seen an exciting development for the World Islands, with global hotel group Anantara opening the doors to...
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