Monthly Archives: September 2012

Robin Li Baidu

Chinese billionaires lost a third of wealth in one year

Robin Li Baidu

Chinese billionaires have lost one-third of their combined wealth over the past year, according to new research, reported CBNC Monday.

The latest annual World Ultra Health Report 2012-2013 by wealth research firm Wealth-X revealed that Chinese billionaires lost value equivalent to US$160 billion from the period August 2011 to July 2012.
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Rutland Gate Knightsbridge property

£300 Million House Up For Sale in London

Rutland Gate Knightsbridge property

A 60,000 square foot property in Knightsbridge, thought to be the most expensive ever marketed in Britain, is seeking buyers, at an asking price of £300m.

The 45-bedroom palace overlooking London’s Hyde Park has been offered to a few super-rich international players in the hope of finding a buyer.
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monaco yachtshow

Monaco Yacht Show 2012

Monaco-Yacht-Show-2012

One of the most important events in the super yacht calendar, The Monaco Yacht Show kicks off on September 19 and runs until September 22.

The 22nd edition of the Monaco Yacht Show is showcasing a fleet of 103 superyachts for four days, turning the Port Hercules marina into the host for some of the world’s biggest and most luxurious vessels. The latest designs and constructions will be seen by more than 28,000 visitors including industry experts.
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island of Randheli

LVMH to open Maldives resort in 2013

island of Randheli

Luxury giant Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy LVMH will open a resort hotel in the Maldives in 2013. The resort will consist of 46 luxury villas and the property is currently under construction on the island of Randheli in Noonu Atoll.

“Maldives has (also) become the birthplace of tourism innovation,” Maleeh Jamal, deputy minister of tourism, arts and culture told the e-daily.
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copacabana palace hotel

The five most expensive hotel rooms in Brazil

Tivoli Sao Paulo Mofarrej suite

Hotel prices in Brazil are some of the fastest growing in the world according to a recent survey. With international events on the horizon such as the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016, room rates are set to rise even further over the next few years. Here is a look at the five most expensive hotel rooms in the country.
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Evolution Tower Panama City

W Hotels opens its first hotel in Central America

Evolution Tower Panama City

W Hotels announced this Wednesday that it was opening a new property in Panama City, the first for the brand in Central America.

Slated to open in 2016, W Panama will become an iconic addition to Panama City’s skyline as part of the 50-floor Evolution Tower located in the city’s financial center.
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Burberry 121 Regent Street

Burberry Unveil High-Tech Flagship Store in London

Burberry 121 Regent Street

After two years of renovation work, London Fashion Week favorite Burberry has unveiled its new Regent Street store in London.

Burberry‘s ultimate luxury customer service includes futuristic on-screen technology, bespoke digital signage on all floors and clever radio-frequency identification (RFID) which provides audio-visual content on selected items carrying microchips.
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