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Luxury hotel brand plans Asian revitalization

After a tumultuous few years, Regent Hotels and Resorts is looking to return to its roots, the company has announced, opening more properties in Asia. The brand was the first to introduce concepts such as the five-fixture bathroom, hotel shopping malls and villa resorts which have now become standard in luxury hotels. The brand is [...]


Young Chinese account for 25% of luxury sales

Euromonitor has predicted that by 2020 China will be the world’s largest economy and that young Chinese, who already account for 25% of the world’s luxury market, will drive household consumption. A special report released July 7 by European statistical monitoring site; Euromonitor, predicts the world’s largest economies in 2020. By 2020 China is expected [...]


Veuve Clicquot Fridge

Once again, Veuve Clicquot trusts Denis Boudard of QSLD Paris, to create its new giftbox: The Veuve Clicquot Fridge. Ten years ago, Veuve Clicquot was revolutionizing the champagne consumption with its Clicquot Icebox. This box allowed savoring one’s favorite vintage at the ideal temperature. From then on, Veuve Clicquot chose to rethink every year its [...]


Zoe Saldana Takes Off Her Clothes For Calvin Klein

‘Avatar’ actress Zoe Saldana will front the Calvin Klein ‘Envy’ advertising campaign as the new face and body of the global brand. Shot by photographer Mikael Jansson in New York City, one seductive image shows Saldana risking a nip slip as she leans provocatively in a lacy black plunging bra from the label’s new Envy [...]


New Banyan Tree resort set for Koh Samui

Global hotel chain Banyan Tree is preparing to open its new beach resort in Koh Samui, which is a location known for it’s golden beaches and beautiful sceneries. This will mark the third destination for Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts in Thailand since its flagship resort, Banyan Tree Phuket, opened in 1994. Scheduled to open [...]


After Gandhi, it is Queen Elizabeth for Montblanc

After launching the Mahatma Gandhi limited special theme edition pens, Montblanc has launched Elizabeth I Limited Edition 4810 and 888. This is part of Montblanc’s Patron of Art Edition honouring a legendary benefactor of the arts and culture since this writing instrument line was conceived in 1992. The Elizabeth I Limited Edition 888 is a [...]

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