Asia’s love affair with Western brands still going strong

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TOKYO — Western brands remain the top choices for increasingly wealthy consumers in six major Asian markets, according to a recent survey by The Nikkei. The survey questioned consumers in six countries — China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the … Read More

China Rendez-Vous: A Timely Boost for China’s Luxury Sector?

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Earlier this year, China, for so long the poster child of future prosperity, suffered a stock market crash that saw trillions of dollars wiped off the country’s wealth and caused shockwaves across the globe. When economies are hit by such … Read More

Goodbye Boxster and Cayman: Say Hello to the Porsche 718s

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For 18 years now, the Porsche Boxster and its hardtop cousin the Cayman (introduced for 2006) have blossomed from bargain-basement Porsches into two of the finest sports cars in the world. But there’s been a problem with the Boxster and Cayman, … Read More

XMAS WISH LIST: One for beginners and one for pros from The Dalmore

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Presenting a bottle as a gift at any gathering instantly gives you credibility as a professional guest. Either a fine wine or a luxury spirit, every host will appreciate something for the bar. Connoisseurs of ‘the sauce’ appreciate and understand … Read More

Bugatti Gets More Than 100 Orders for New Chiron Supercar

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Volkswagen AG’s Bugatti has received more than 100 orders for the new Chiron supercar, which the brand vows will be the fastest and most luxurious sports car in the world. Bugatti, which hasn’t had a car on the market since … Read More

Wealthy mainland Chinese back into Hong Kong super-luxury home market

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Mainland Chinese buyers have gradually come back to Hong Kong’s top-end luxury home market as the super-rich look to diversify their assets given the country’s slowing economy, according to property consultants. They are looking for niche areas in prestigious locations … Read More

Despite tech options, luxury travelers want human touch

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CANNES, France — Although people are increasingly glued to their mobile phones and other devices, when it comes to luxury travel, their desire and expectations for personalized service and the human touch are higher than ever, new research shows. The … Read More

The top 3 spas in Jamaica

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In our opinion, the island of Jamaica has some of the Caribbean’s finest spas.  These include the famous GoldenEye FieldSpa; Jamaica Inn’s intimate, cliff top spa and the tranquil Fern Tree Spa at Half Moon Resort & Spa- we guarantee … Read More

XMAS WISH LIST: Cartier unveils Clé de Cartier Automatic Skeleton ahead of SIHH 2016

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Ahead of the upcoming SIHH 2016 in Geneva this January, Cartier unveils the first skeletonized watch in that collection, which also features Cartier’s first-ever skeletonized automatic movement made in-house. The movement in the Cartier Clé de Cartier Automatic Skeleton is … Read More

Car Auction Nets Millions

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 1956 Ferrari sold for $28 million at an auction that also featured top bidding for Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche, a 1963 Pontiac owned by Roy Rogers decorated with silver dollars and guns and a kid-sized … Read More

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