restaurant Alinea

Elite Traveler ranks top restaurants in the world

Elite Traveler, a magazine targeted towards the jet setting, “wealthy elite” has published its ranking of the top 20 restaurants in the world.

Zurich Switzerland

Top 10 Most Expensive Cities In The World – 2012

For the first time in at least two decades of reporting the worldwide cost of living survey Zurich sits atop the ranking as the world’s most expensive city. An index swing of 34 percentage points pushed the Swiss city up 4 places compared to last year to overtake Tokyo which remains in 2nd place. Geneva, [...]

Danish chef Rene Redzepi

The 10 Hardest to Get Restaurant Reservations

Eater.com has just released a list of the 10 hardest restaurant reservations to get in the world — and also offers tips on how to defy the odds and squeak one in. Not surprisingly, Danish chef Rene Redzepi’s restaurant Noma topped food blog Eater.com’s list, as it receives 20,000 reservation requests a day. The Copenhagen [...]

Lor De Jean Martell

Top 10 luxury liquor brands announced

In an awards ceremony dubbed the Oscars of the luxury world held in Beijing, the World Luxury Association (WLA) announced the top 100 brands in categories like aircraft, yachts, cars, fashion, jewelry, cosmetics and liquor. Among the mostly French wine and spirits brands, Guatemalan brand Ron Zacapa and Scottish single malt producer Macallan also made [...]

Chanel Paris-Bombay fashion show

World’s Top 100 Most Valuable Luxury Brands

Heritage French and Italian fashion brands make up a list of the world’s most valuable labels following a compilation by the World Luxury Association (WLA). The World’s Most Valuable Luxury Brands Top 100 provides rankings in areas including yachts, cars and resorts, although a large focus is on the fashion arena. The Top 100 is [...]

Anastasis Apartments Imerovigli

TripAdvisor crowns world’s best hotels

TripAdvisor has announced the results of its 2012 Travelers Choice awards, recognizing the best hotels around the world as reviewed by its users. The site crowned The Phoenix Resort in Belize, a 30-condo beachfront property in San Pedro, as the best hotel in the world. In second place was Anastasis Apartments in Imerovigli, Greece, while another [...]

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