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Auto Motor und Sport reports that the Bugatti Galibier has been delayed until 2015.
The Bugatti Galibier is still in the works but the model being develop differs substantially from the concept we have previously seen.
The group has been taking advice about the Galibier’s design from current Bugatti owners, with half of those who own a Veyron having already been inside the new car.
Bugatti chief Wolfgang Durheimer told Autocar that the Galibier is still in development and “in its second half of the design phase.”
Pernod Ricard has unveiled Absolut Gustafson at the TFWA in Cannes, a new limited edition for global travel retail.
Absolut Gustafson follows Absolut Flavour of the Tropics and Absolut Watkins as the latest limited edition travel retail exclusive for the vodka brand.
Flavoured, with cherries, strawberries and cardamon and chai notes, the variant has been created in collaboration with Swedish-born, US-based artist Mats Gustafson.
Accor celebrated the 90th Birthday of the Grand Mercure Melbourne, Flinders Lane building by recently completing a multi-million dollar makeover of the hotel.
Accor Vacation Club have spent $4 million to bring the property back to its glamorous glory, so well known by stars of stage and screen over the past two decades.
The building is constructed on land which first belonged to Dr. Jaeger’s Sanitary Woollen System Company — a long-winded name which would evolve into the well-known fashion brand Jaeger.
A Turkish spice bazaar, gelateria in Italy and a Belgian house of chocolate are just some of the tastiest gourmet sights in the world, according to Lonely Planet.
Along with historic sites, natural wonders, architectural masterpieces and wildlife spectacles, travel editors have included a few culinary food stops in their new Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Sights.
At No. 484, for instance, is the Tokyo Fish Market in Japan where visitors can bear witness to an action-packed tuna auction.
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Italian fashion label Gucci inaugurated a museum in Florence Monday, showcasing the luggage and high-end clothing that have fueled the company’s success.
Located in the Palazzo della Mercanzia, the museum is only a few steps away from the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio and Michelangelo’s David.
The museum features an exhibit showing how their logo has evolved since Guccio Gucci, a former porter at the London’s Savoy hotel, founded the company in 1921.
When the SS Gairsoppa was torpedoed by a German U-boat 70 years ago, it took its huge silver cargo to a watery grave.
Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration’s divers are working to recover what may be the biggest shipwreck haul ever, valued at some $210 million.
The British ship was carrying some 219 tons of silver when it sank in 1941 in the North Atlantic some 300 miles (490 kilometers) off the Irish coast.