Khalaf Al Habtoor

WHILE NOT QUITE matching his $3 billion mega development launched in 2013, UAE business magnate Al Habtoor launched three new Dubai projects in 2014 worth Dhs2 billion, including a polo resort, hotel and residential villa development. He also purchased the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Springfield, US and the Intercontinental Budapest. Al Habtoor, known for his tireless work ethic and love of tennis, has also emerged as a staunch supporter of the UAE during the current period of low oil prices.