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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

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 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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Unspoiled Asia – South East Asia’s Finest Resorts

Two resorts in the south east of the continent have unveiled breathtaking new villas – the perfect antidote to the winter blues. Occasionally something a little spectacular is required to make a vacation truly memorable. Enter the latest additions to two of South East Asia’s finest resorts. Six Senses’ new offering at Ninh Van Bay in Vietnam is certainly that. Suspended on the hillside above the resort’s […]

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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah to be Redefined with Private Luxury Deck

By Codelia Mantsebo From underwater restaurants to tennis matches on a helipad, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has become the symbol of Dubai luxury. The world’s only 7-star hotel and Dubai’s most iconic landmark is to get its own exclusive beachside resort dubbed the “North Deck”. The opulent hotel has been consistently voted the world’s most luxurious hotel and has […]

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The Reverie Saigon Curates Luxury in Design

With an unprecedented collaboration of Italian designers behind The Reverie Saigon’s interiors, the hotel is not quietly announcing its arrival in the luxury scene. It’s boldly – and unapologetically – building a reputation as the most spectacularly appointed hotel in the region. “I can’t think of any other property anywhere in the world that has brought together so many of […]

Excelaire Launches Private Jet Service to Cuba

ExcelAire today announced that it began private jet charter service to Cuba, with direct flights from 19 U.S. cities.  ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading private jet charter firms, completed its first trip to Cuba, from JFK to Havana, on December 21. For travel to Cuba, ExcelAire has obtained FAA authorizations, and can fly direct to Havana from one of […]

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