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Speedboat Driven by David Beckham at London Olympics Up for Auction

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

When soccer superstar David Beckham piloted a Bladerunner speedboat down the Thames carrying the opening ceremony Olympic Torch this summer in true James Bond style, an estimated 900 million people were watching around the world. Now the one-of-a-kind craft, a whiplash fast carbon fiber Bladerunner BR RIB 35 built by the Britain’s ICE Marine and heavily customized with rockets, smoke canisters, waterjets and LED lights worthy of any 007 vehicle, will be offered at Bonhams’ December 3, 2012 sale at Mercedes-Benz World Brooklands in Surrey, UK.... Read More

Discovering the Surprisingly Modern Side of Moscow

Sep 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka  |  1 Comment

It is just over twenty years now since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and it is my very first time in Moscow. I have read about government reform and social advances, but it was my firsthand experience that amazed me of this new revitalized cosmopolitan city.... Read More

Nike's Special Etiquette Book for 2012 Olympic Athletes

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Etiquette classes used to be all the rage in the 50s, with kids enduring hours of tea preparation and lessons on the proper way to hold their shoulders at the dinner table. In lieu of etiquette history, and to borrow some 2012 Olympic coverage, Nike has created their own book of proper behavior and is giving them exclusively to attending Olympic athletes and press.... Read More

Olympic Host Cities After the Games | From London to Sydney (Photos)

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Host cities are expected to marshal tremendous resources in a relatively short time-span to create state-of-the-art constructions, first-class athletic facilities and streamlined infrastructure–all of which is under a worldwide spotlight during the Olympic Games. But these are not set pieces, to be broken down after the curtain falls.... Read More

Olympic Facilities After the Games

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Olympic host cities are expected to marshal tremendous resources in a relatively short time-span to create state-of-the-art constructions, first-class athletic facilities and streamlined infrastructure–all of which is under a worldwide spotlight during the Games. But these are not set pieces, to be broken down after the curtain falls. Olympic facilities stand for decades, often even outlasting the public memory that once upon a time, the Games came here.... Read More

Team USA's Olympic Opening Ceremony Uniforms

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the 2012 Olympic Games just around the corner, it seems all anyone can talk about-- even more than the sports themselves-- is the anticipated fashion that will be worn at the Opening Ceremony this Friday. With the Olympics now considered the most fashionable sporting event of all time, the Opening Ceremony will feature team uniforms by luxury designers Stella McCartney (Team Great Britain), Giorgio Armani (Team Italy), and Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley (Team Jamaica).... Read More

Summer Olympics Travel Package | Five-Night VIP Stay for $100K

Jul 6, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Service providers in the luxury travel industry also are going for the gold this summer at the 2012 Olympics in London. In pursuit of appealing to affluent travelers, PlaneClear, a private-aviation firm, and In The Know Experiences, a specialty travel company, announced the formation of their partnership for the upcoming Olympics.... Read More

Celebrity Cruises Broadcast 2012 Olympics Live from London

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Celebrity Cruises has obtained the rights to broadcast the 2012 Olympic games from London live onboard its fleet of luxury cruisers. From the opening to the closing ceremonies of the XXX Olympiad, July 27 to August 12, the 26 sports events of the summer games will air. Additionally, there also will be rebroadcasts of the events at more convenient times available as well. The Olympic competions or events will be viewable in staterooms and suites as well as the bar and lounge areas of the ships. The exact broadcast times of specific events will be listed in Celebrity ships’ daily newsletter. There is one exception. No  broadcasts will be available onboard the Celebrity Xpedition, which sails the Galapagos Islands year round.... Read More

Westfield Stratford City to Open Next Week at the Site of the London Olympics

Sep 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

East London will next week be placed firmly on the shopping map, as Westfield Stratford City, Europe's largest urban retail centre, opens its doors.

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2020 Olympic Bid Changes

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The hopes to bring the Olympics to South Africa for the first time have been changed, according to South Africa’s Olympic committee president. The bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics has been put off, with the government of South Africa stating it’s”... Read More

Olympic Style - Cheer On Your Team with These Olympic Inspired Pieces

Jan 26, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

News & Trends: Whether you'll be watching from the sidelines or the comfort of your own home. Brands including Omega, Ralph Lauren, Oakley, and more have designed unique 2010 Winter Olympic Collections to celebrate the time honored sporting... Read More

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Offers Accommodation During Olympics

Jan 8, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel Specials: Rest easy, your Olympic dreams can still come true. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler has accommodation available for select dates during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.... Read More

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