A planned luxury train to Tibet has been postponed for the second time in a year, the operator said Monday, adding the global slowdown – not simmering tension in the Himalayan region – was to blame.
Tangula Luxury Trains, which was expected to launch high-class tours from Beijing to Lhasa in April this year, said it would delay the start of package holidays on the world’s highest railway until spring 2010.
“The rescheduling of our official launch was a very recent decision and was taken by our management in light of the current global economic climate,” a Beijing-based spokeswoman told AFP.
Tourbillon a Swiss-German Magazine announced in its Fall 2008 Issue No15 the winners of the best designed Olympic inpsired timepiece and the Gold was awarded to the House of VOILA for its “BEIJING DREAM” Collection.
Pekings new national stadium, fondly referred to as the Birds Nest, was conceived by Swiss Architects Herzog and De Meuron and inspired Roger Khemlani, Creative Director of the House of VOILA to launch a rather unusual watch collection which he presented at Baselworld this year at his Soire de Superstars event – an evening marking the release of the Swiss Made Beijing Dream.