Abu Dhabi Hotel Debuts $11 Million Christmas Tree

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$11 million Christmas tree How's this for bling? An Abu Dhabi hotel has unveiled a jewel-encrusted Christmas tree worth more than $11 million.

The 40-foot-tall tree is decorated with silver and gold bows, ball-shaped ornaments and white lights. Its branches are draped with 181 diamonds, pearls, emeralds, sapphires and other previous stones.

It is the "most expensive Christmas tree ever," said Hans Olbertz, general manager of Emirates Palace hotel, according to Agence-France Presse. "The tree itself is about 10,000 dollars," Olbertz said. "The jewelry has a value of over 11 million dollars."

The Emirates Palace hotel, which hopes to register the tree in the Guinness Book of World Records, is no stranger to luxury. For $1 million, guests can enjoy a seven-day package that includes a private butler and chauffeur-driven Maybach luxury car.

And there's even a vending machine where visitors can buy gold.


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