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Yachting and Beyond: News in Brief

A pioneering benchmark in superyacht design, Icon has been refitted and extended to incorporate a new pool, expanded beach club, larger gym, new hammam and sauna. Built in the Netherlands in 2010, Icon is on the market for around $71m. Contact Jean-Marie Recamier, senior sales broker at Camper & Nicholsons (Antibes), +33 4 9291 2912,, Conceived as a […]


Jetcraft’s Annual Business Aviation Market: Short Term Hurdles but Optimism Remains

Jetcraft’s second annual business aviation market forecast has called for 7,879 unit deliveries representing $248 billion in revenues to be realized over the next 10 years. Key macroeconomic trends, such as a slowdown in wealth creation, the migration of ultra-high net worth individuals from emerging market economies and the fluctuation of oil prices were also examined. The impact of such […]


Monaco Yacht Show

There is no greater celebration and concentration of quality superyachts than the Monaco Yacht Show. Now in its 26th year, the Show, hosted under the patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, continues to host more yacht debuts, VIP owner experiences and on water sales than ever before. Elite Traveler swept in for a whistle-stop tour and has selected […]


Shop the Paris Auto Show from your iPhone

By Olivia Cuccaro On October 1, the largest auto exhibition in the world kicked off at the Porte de Versailles in Paris. Through October 16, Mondial de L’Automobile will showcase 230 brands from 19 countries covering motor sports, vintage vehicles and motorcycles. While the Paris Auto Show dates back more than a century, international auctioneers Coys and social media platform […]


First Drive: 2017 Bentley Mulsanne

By Richard Cree   How do you improve on perfection? That was the challenge Bentley set themselves when they came to upgrade the company’s flagship, the Mulsanne. The somewhat prosaic answer is to create something more refined, with a more powerful engine, improve impeccable steering and handling and throw in some clever gadgets, including reclining rear seats. And this is exactly what the Bentley wizards did. When reviewing the previous Mulsanne, the […]


Junkers F13 by Rimowa Takes Off in Switzerland

By Olivia Cuccaro On September 15, the Junkers F13 by Rimowa embarked on its official first flight in the Swiss Alps. The historical replica was crafted after the original six-seater aircraft, commissioned in 1919, which at the time achieved an altitude record of 6,750 meters on its maiden flight. Initially used in the military, the F13 was updated by engineer Hugo […]


Clive Jackson on Travel Demand

This article originally appeared in Elite Traveler July/August 2016. While private aviation is still a niche market, the industry as well as its clients are becoming wise to the role technology can play in bespoke, luxury travel, says Victor’s Clive Jackson. Let’s face it, more of us are now living in cities than at any time in history and experts […]

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First Drive: Ferrari California T Handling Speciale

This article originally appeared in Elite Traveler July/August 2016. The car industry is currently in love with the luxury SUV. Monstrously big offerings include Lamborghini’s Urus, Bentley’s Bentayga and Maserati’s Levante (opposite), joining the ranks of Audi’s Q7 and Porsche’s Cayenne. How utilitarian these vehicles are is moot. Most are luxury “soft-roaders,” likely to face no more than muddy fields. […]


SuperYachtsMonaco Release $18 Million Superyacht

By Alice Manly SuperYachtsMonaco have just released their most expensive and most glamorous super yacht onto the market – the epitome of unrivalled glamour. Sibelle is a truly glorious superyacht; at 44 meters long, her exterior is modern, subtle and elegant.  Her performance is spectacular with a maximum speed of 22 knots powered by twin MU 16V4000M90 engines, which allows flexibility […]


ExecuJet Strengthens Position as Leading Global FBO Network

ExecuJet Aviation Group acquired its first FBO in the Caribbean region at Princess Juliana International Airport on the island of St. Maarten. ExecuJet’s St. Maarten FBO, acquired from TLC Aviation, takes the ExecuJet FBO network to 24 locations globally as part of the Luxaviation Group. Opening in early June, the St. Maarten FBO offers many services including ground handling, fuelling, […]

ExecuJet Germany's Berlin FBO team celebrate 10 year anniversary (small)...