Hermes is exiting a luxury yacht joint venture with shipbuilder Wally, saying it is not experienced enough to complete the project according to Reuters. The two partners had unveiled a full-sized model of their mega yacht, “WHY”, in Monte Carlo in September. “We are currently in the phase of carrying out the project, which is [...]
International hotel chain Radisson is to launch a “business class” service for customers, the firm confirmed March 3. The chain, which has 422 hotels globally, aims to introduce a premium tier of service for its top-level guests. The “business class” offering will include the best available room, breakfast, a turn-down service, upgraded bathroom products and [...]
Embraer, the Brazil-based builder of executive jets, now offers an upgraded version of its popular Legacy 600 model, with about an extra 600 miles of range. Priced at $31 million, the 650 mates the roomy three-zone cabin of the 600 with heftier wings to provide more fuel capacity. Boosted by new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines, the [...]
US designer Marc Jacobs has launched a virtual watch for the iPhone that customizes your phone in the style of his spring collection. A drawn doll inspired by the designer’s most recent collection lets you read the time in style.
A Ryanair passenger who became enraged when he was told he could not claim a scratchcard prize on his flight ate his winning ticket. The man was flying from Poland to the East Midlands on a Ryanair flight when he won 10,000 euros on a scratchcard he had purchased on board. Ryanair confirmed he ate [...]
Global carmakers have been unveiling concepts that could shape the future of automobiles for the next decade, with a focus on lean, green models. Hybrids and electric cars took center stage on day one of the show, which is open to the public March 4-14. BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid The new BMW Concept 5 [...]