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Could this be Qatar’s first supercar?

By Codelia Mantsebo Billed as Qatar’s first supercar, the Elibriea concept debuted at the 2016 Qatar Motor Show on January 28. The super speedy and super aerodynamic supercar could have a production model on sale by December. Elibriea, whose concept and development belongs to 27 year-old Abdul Wahab Ziaullah, will be available for pre-order in March with deliveries set to […]

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Inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

This week, Thailand hosts its first ever superyacht show at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket from 11-14 February. Headlined with a fleet by Burgess Yachts, 40 exhibitors are part of the Thailand Yacht Show. The recently relaxed superyacht chartering laws played an important part in creating the biggest yachting event to date in the country. Jean-Marc Poullet, chairman […]

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Thailand Yacht Show
Thailand Yacht Show

Luxury Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, panic might be setting in for those last minute gift givers. Thankfully, one of Elite Traveler’s favorite luxury consignment websites, TrueFacet, has a concierge service that eliminates all of the worry and hassle of shopping for jewelry or watches. Tell your personal concierge what you are looking for and they will scour […]

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Down to the Boathouse

If it hasn’t floated in your direction yet, it soon will. We are talking, of course, about the excitement surrounding Floatwing, a new super high-tech floating home that, when fully-charged by its 334 sq ft of solar panels, is self-sufficient for a week. It was designed by a team of naval architects and industrial engineers from the University of Coimbra in Portugal, the same team behind a conceptual personal submarine. […]

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The Height of Elegance, Luxury and Comfort: Helicopter Design by Mercedes-Benz Style

By Codelia Mantsebo Inspired by the luxury-class saloons of the renowned Mercedes-Benz brand, the EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter brings the exquisite style and superior function of some of the finest European cars to the aviation industry. The EC145 resonates the premium standard of Mercedes-Benz Style perfectly, making it the pre-eminent elite product in the category of medium-sized, twin-engine helicopters. The aircraft is tailor-made […]

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The Review: Spa de La Mer

Leave it to two French legends to create one of the most luxurious boutique spas in New York. Two floors below the lobby of the Baccarat Hotel, the Spa de La Mer is a jewel in an already extravagant hotel. The intimate spa has four treatment rooms, a lap pool with day beds for relaxing post-treatment and a gym. Decorated […]

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Baccarat Hotel NYC by  Eric Laignel (9)
Baccarat Hotel NYC by  Eric Laignel (9)

The Ultimate Private Plane: Cobalt CO50 Valkyrie

By Codelia Mantsebo Inspired by classic fighter jets with simplicity and premium finishes, the Valkyrie impresses with understated elegance. The stylish five-seater, with its distinctive small front wing and super sleek aerodynamics is the fastest and safest private aircraft in its class. Designed with a turbocharged 350hp engine, the Valkyrie can hit speeds of up to 300mph, while carrying five […]

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Dubai Underwater Tennis Stadium Sights Potential Investors

By Codelia Mantsebo After boasting of tennis court high up in the air built atop the 1,000-foot-tall Burj al Arab hotel, plans for the world’s first underwater tennis court in Dubai were revealed in  April last year. Today, Kotala has revealed the project has eyed potential US investors to turn this project into a reality while he works on the final […]

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Bentley Unveils New Line of Golf Clubs and Accessories

By Codelia Mantsebo Bentley unveiled its new line of golf clubs and accessories at last week’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. While a standard set of 8 irons (3-pitching wedge) retails for $3,500, the upgrade version – which includes a trip to Japan for a fully customized set – will run up to six figures. Bentley Motors, the 96-year-old British […]

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