Angela Habashy learns that the Emirates Palace's high star rating is no idle boast.
I always stop over for a night on the way to Europe but I find the flight from Asia to London or from Sydney to the Middle East too long.
Leisa Tyler outlines ambitious plans to transform Abu Dhabi.
I hear good and bad about flight layovers in airport hotels and I have concerns about luggage.
A la carte menu available at any time is one of the highlights of flying with Etihad Airways.
With a wave of spectacular hotels, Abu Dhabi is challenging Dubai as the desert's hottest destination, says Nigel Tisdall.
Abu Dhabi is striving to become the culinary capital of the Persian Gulf, writes Leisa Tyler.
Etihad first class so comfortable it's better than being at home.
Its neighbour and rival in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, may be better known, but Abu Dhabi is fast becoming a high-profile tourism destination too. Home to the 'seven star' hotel, the Emirates Palace, the world's only Ferrari theme park (featuring the world's fastest roller-coaster) and with plans for both a Louvre and Guggenheim museum, Abu Dhabi is putting itself on the map for travellers.