he 43-story Al Jaber twin towers on the north side of Sheikh Zayed Road are landmarks sitting just across the Dusit Thani.
Part of this building is occupied by the Shangri-La Hotel, which instantly became a favorite with such celebrities as George Clooney, Alicia Keys, Enrique Iglesias and Matt Damon. In fact, scenes from the movie Syriana, starring Damon and Clooney, were filmed at the hotel. Diplomats and politicians also make regular visits.
Depending on traffic, the city center,...