2012 Hainan Rendezvous

Hainan Rendez-Vous 2012

The third annual Hainan Rendez-Vous, China’s leading superyacht and business jet show, will be held on the 5th-8th of April 2012.

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InterContinental launches new Chinese hotel brand

InterContinental Hotels, the world’s largest hotel chain, has announced the launch of Hualuxe, a new brand for the Chinese market.

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Traditional Chinese Calendar Watch by Blancpain

An interesting new piece from Blancpain — and a reflection on the attention given to the Chinese consumer these days. With it, Blancpain lays claim to the first mechanical wristwatch equipped with a traditional Chinese calendar.

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Hainan Rendez-Vous 2012 Boat Show

It is the Year of the Water Dragon in China, and the leviathans will celebrate their reign at the upcoming Hainan Rendez-Vous boat show. Ocean giants present at the event will include more than ten 40+ metre vessels among a fleet of 130 yachts. In preparation for the 2012 edition, organisers have significantly expanded the [...]

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LVMH acquires 10% stake in Chinese brand Ochirly

French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH – Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy has paid US$200 million for a 10 per cent stake in Chinese fashion brand Ochirly. The buyout gives L Capital, LVMH’s private equity arm, to hold a direct stake in the family-owned Ochirly which has total value of US$2 billion. The investment gives L Capital [...]

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China starts to look for luxury closer to home

The growing power of the Chinese consumer might have the world in its thrall but it seems it won’t be too long before their lust for luxury is more satisfied a little closer to home. Traditionally, Chinese shoppers have had to head overseas to pick up the latest fashions or other luxury items, due mainly [...]

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