even in the Bad old days of excessive "Yuppie" conspicious consumption we didn't see THIS type of extravagance.
Now I'm NO socialist by any manner at all but SURELY there seems to be a BETTER way for a Hotel to spend its money than do THIS
BBC News - UAE hotel boasts 'most expensive Christmas tree ever'
What about an XMAS Bonus for the staff or even donate some money to Muslim / Islamic (or other) charities or fund some research into life saving Drugs or whatever.
I'm not against people earning huge amounts of money but surely with some of that comes a BIT of responsibility to those less fortunate.
I hope the visitors to this particular hotel have more sensible conciences than the management obviously does.