Cruising Guides

The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.


  JULY 14 – AUGUST 25, 2018 Paying tribute to Lucca-born composer Giacomo Puccini, the Puccini Festival is held every summer in an open-air theater next to Puccini’s former home, Villa Mausoleum. Established in 1930, the festival now attracts 40,000 opera lovers each year, all keen to enjoy extraordinary productions of Puccini’s operas, including Madame Butterfly, La Bohème and Turandot. […]


  JUNE 14 – 21, 2018 An integral part of Taormina Arte, the town’s well-established summerlong culture fest, the film festival is an annual celebration of the best in the film world and offers a week packed with exclusive premieres, Hollywood glamour and VIP luxury. Elite evening screenings take place at Taormina’s beautiful two-thousand-year-old Greek theatre (with an immense ocean […]


May 30 – June 3, 2017 The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge reaches Mediterranean shores and signals the start of the summer season with the 17th edition of the Voiles d’Antibes. This is a stunning regatta which attracts some of the world’s most spectacular rare vintage and classic yachts: ancient cutters with professional crews are matched against America’s Cup yachts. As spectator […]


  MAY 8 – 19, 2018 The Cannes Film Festival is an iconic event in the film calendar, promoting and rewarding the most cutting-edge art, causing controversy and debate among film enthusiasts throughout its sixty years, and invariably attracting the most distinguished glitterati of the film world. While the main screenings are open only to accredited film professionals, the whole […]


  ANNUALLY IN MAY The Monaco Grand Prix is not only the biggest event of the city, it is also the biggest event of the Formula 1 calendar. The circuit winds round some of the most famous streets in motor racing, past the Mairie and the Casino, through the tunnel, and along the front of Port Hercule. These narrow streets […]

monaco grand prix

St. Barths Film Festival

April 29 – May 4 The St. Barths Film Festival was launched in 1996, allowing the island to open the doors to the cultural richness of the Caribbean by way of cinema. Now an established event on the island’s cultural calendar, the festival has put St. Barths on the map as a meeting place for regional filmmakers to come together […]

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

April 16 – April 21 The Presidential Cycling tour is the biggest cycling race in Turkey and the president of Turkey attends every year either at the start or the end of the race. The exact details of this eight-stage route change each time, but it largely runs along the south-western coast and finishes in Alanya. The Presidential Tour offers […]

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

Royal Greenhouses of Laeken

April 14 – May 5 For three weeks each spring these remarkable greenhouses are open to the public, an occasion continued over a century which is certainly not one to be missed. These incredible structures of steel and glass were the brainchild of King Leopold II during the late 19th century and, today, still house much of his admired botanical […]


  JANUARY 2018 One of the premier racing events in the United States and recognized as a top regatta in the international racing calendar, the Quantum Key West Regatta draws international competitors from around the globe to this tropical paradise. The cream of yachting society, including the top yacht designers and industry stalwarts, descend on the small island to watch […]

Quantum Key West Regatta


ANNUALLY IN SEPTEMBER One of the islands’ most distinguished festivals, the Paxos International Music Festival had humble beginnings, starting in 1986 as a series of small performances under the olive trees in the garden of the late John Gough, a passionate musician and long-term resident of the island. Now in its 27th year, this small festival of classical concerts has […]