Monthly Archives: March 2011

Longtail boats Phuket

Hotel Indigo coming to Phuket, Thailand, in 2014

Longtail boats Phuket

International hotel chain InterContinental has chosen Phuket, Thailand to launch as the first resort destination for its Hotel Indigo chain.

Hotel Indigo, a ’boutique’ style brand which aims for individuality with its properties, operates 38 hotels around the world, with the majority in big cities.

The February 24 announcement of its entry into Phuket, one of Thailand’s most popular destinations for foreign tourists, is a clear sign that it believes it can appeal to all vacationers, not just those on a city break.
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CTK02

Timekeeping, an inherent part of Chinese Heritage

CTK02

The Hong Kong Maison has truly created a stunning watch! The Chinese Timekeeper, Date Automatic – CTK02 allies the modernity of a full black PVD case with a bewitching navy blue dial with sunray finishing. Simply mesmerising.

It has a power reserve of 36 hours, a water-resistance of five atmospheres and a dial protected by a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.

A piece with an identity of its own, a piece of exclusivity, one of only 38 pieces …
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paul allen boeing 757

Donald Trump Buys Paul Allen’s Boeing 757

paul allen boeing 757

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump has just purchased a Boeing 757 airplane from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen for the small fee of $100 million!

Trump, who owns a Boeing 727 with gold-plated sinks, a master bedroom and more, is currently retrofitting the aircraft with plans for it to go into service in a month or so.

The plane’s size will be handy for cross-country trips if Trump decides to run for president on the Republican ticket. He says he will make that decision in June. (He didn’t run that year, waiting till the 2016 cycle to mount his challenge. The plane, now dubbed Trump Force One, served him well during the primary campaign and actually kept his costs down, overall)
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spanish hotels

Spain’s hotels are Europe’s most popular

spanish hotels

Spain is still Europe’s most popular place to stay, according to figures released February 28 by the European Union.

In total, 268 million nights were spent in Spain’s hotels by travelers last year, a rise of 6.4 percent on 2009’s figures.

The second most popular place to lay your head was Italy with 245 million nights spent in 2010, although this was a slight fall on 2009’s figures.
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Daft Punk Club Coke

Daft Punk’s clubby new Coca-Cola bottles

Daft Punk Club Coke

French house DJ duo Daft Punk is teaming up with Coca-Cola in the design of a new line of soda dubbed “Club Coke.”

Coca-Cola posted a video featuring Daft Punk beats and the austere gold and silver bottle design, which mimics the helmets the duo wear during live performances.

The new beverage is set to be released next month and will be available at dance clubs across Europe, as previous “Club Coke” lines have been.
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