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Can China be a Driving Force in the Superyacht Industry?

Jul 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Luxify Asia

Last fall the world-leading, Chinese superyacht manufacturer Pride Mega Yachts launched a new 88.8 meter superyacht called Illusion at the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show.

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Remote Lands’ 18-Day Private Jet Journey Offers an Intimate Asian Experience

May 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Private jet journeys are all the rage these days. Of course, it makes perfect sense, why would you travel any other way? One of the newest itineraries to hit the market is Remote Lands’ 18-day excursion for only eight couples.

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Billionaire's Love Project Could Become World's Most Luxurious Hotel

May 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Macau is no stranger to glitz and glamour, and with the introduction of a The 13 hotel created by Chinese billionaire Stephen Hung, that reputation for extravagance isn’t going anywhere soon. Said to have cost investors $1.4 billion, the 200-villa property will open later this summer.

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Luxury Market to Hit Low Point in 2016

Apr 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The luxury goods market has hit a bit of a slump. This year growth of the €250 billion euro (USD $282 billion) sector is expected to slow to only one percent as opposed to the 1.5 percent growth rate in 2015.

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7 Non-Touristy Things to Do During Art Basel Hong Kong

Mar 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

So you’re heading to Art Basel in Hong Kong this weekend. Your wardrobe is picked out, you’ve mapped out your must-see galleries and chosen which parties to attend over the three days—but have you considered what to do during down times? With a city as big and exciting as Hong Kong, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to navigate your way through it. Instead of relying on typical guidebooks, we put together a list of seven off-the-tourist-path attractions, restaurants and activities to experience while in the Pearl of the Orient.

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Vibrant Lunar New Year Celebrations Across Asia

Feb 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Most people are familiar with the traditions and festivities of Chinese New Year. But what some may not realize is that between Asian cultures, the Lunar New Year is celebrated on different days and in various ways. This year, Chinese New Year fell on Monday, February 8, but in India they party it up for five days in October. Tibet's celebrations, which begin on February 22, include dough balls that will tell your loved ones (or enemies) exactly how you feel about them. 

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Tapping a Trillion Dollar Market: Why You Need a Digital Strategy in China Yesterday

Dec 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Daniela Aroche

Chinese are the #1 consumers of luxury globally, but how well do you really know them? Here, Luxury Society reveals some key insights into this lucrative consumer set, ahead of its Digital Luxury Keynote in Shanghai. The global luxury market surpassed €1 trillion in retail sales value in 2015, with Chinese consumers making up the largest portion of luxury purchases globally (31 percent), according to the 14th edition of its Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Monitor by Bain & Company. They are undoubtedly the consumer set (by region) to capture for luxury, and here we present the five key insights you need to know.

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The Temple House: China’s Most Exciting New Hotel Opens in Chengdu

Nov 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

In China’s fast-growing cities, it can be hard to find any traces of the past. But one of the country’s hottest new hotel openings has made its home in a 1,000-year-old temple complex in the heart of Chengdu, preserving a bit of history while helping propel the booming metropolis into the future. 

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Here's Your First Look at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong's New Nature-Centric Rooms

Nov 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

This year, the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is marking its 10th anniversary by giving guests plenty of reasons to celebrate. The hotel has begun a complete refresh of its 113 guestrooms and suites courtesy of 32-year-old Hong Kong designer Joyce Wang. The underlying aesthetic is aimed at freeing up space, both surface area and wall space. 

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Gucci's First Full-Service Restaurant Quietly Opens Above Boutique in Shanghai Mall

Nov 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Though Gucci has a themed café in Florence near the brand’s museum, the company has been behind other luxury brands when it comes to opening full-service restaurants—Versace has four. However, as of three months ago, Gucci officially entered the restaurant business by opening its very first establishment in Huaihai Lu, Shanghai called 1921 Gucci Café.

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$50M Housing Development Confirmed for Hong Kong's Esteemed Mount Nicholson

Oct 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

A new luxury housing development on Mount Nicholson in Hong Kong is officially on its way. Wheelock Properties, The Wharf Limited and Nan Fung Group recently announced that the new project, aptly named after the mountain, will be created in three phases. Conceived to take advantage of a large plot of land overlooking Victoria Harbor, the residential community will be the only one on Mount Nicholson Road within The Peak, an affluent area regarded for its amazing skyline views. 

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Taking On China: 8 of the Country's Best Cities to Visit on Your Next Asian Adventure

Dec 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

The very thought of navigating through China and having to choose which cities to visit and which to avoid, can seem daunting. Yet, with its complicated past, iconic monuments, fascinating architecture and intriguing cuisine, the world’s most populous country has so much to offer travelers.

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NetJets Slashes China-Based Membership Costs More Than Fifty Percent

Apr 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

NetJets recently announced that they will be making their US- and European-based fractional fleets available to customers in China via their prepaid Private Jet Travel Card. Not only does the updated card connect China-based clients to hundreds of countries, it also cuts down on membership costs by more than half. 

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ICH Hong Kong Teaches Guests How to Recreate Michelin-Starred Dishes With New Dining Experience

Mar 25, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Experiencing exquisite cuisine is one thing; learning how to make it at home from celebrated chefs is another. Recently, InterContinental Hong Kong announced their 2015 Cooking With the Culinary Stars series. The hands-on dining experience gives guests the opportunity to learn from and cook with chefs from the property’s Michelin starred restaurants.

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Bored by the Luxury Hotel Experience? Ritz-Carlton Might Have a Remedy for That

Feb 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Around the world, Ritz-Carlton resorts and hotels are known for the elegance, grandeur and exemplary service. But what may be lesser known is that their portfolio also includes a collection of prestigious villas and cottages in spectacular destinations. The brand has placed some of their most unique accommodations in Thailand, China, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Georgia and Puerto Rico. 

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