Inside Saudi Arabia's Hotel for Women

Al Luthan Hotel and Spa boasts that it offers guests 150 services, 25 posh guest rooms, and 0 men. The women-only hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's first, opened earlier this year after the government lifted a key travel restriction on women. In January, Saudi Arabia allowed women to stay in hotels without a male guardian or "mahrim," the chaperone that was long required under the country's strict interpretation of Islamic law. Checking into Luthan, I had to help the diminutive Filipina...Full Story
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