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E! Co-Founder Larry Namer Takes Hollywood to China

Aug 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka  |  2 Comments

As co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, now valued at $3.5 billion, Larry Namer has not only proven himself as a mogul in the American entertainment industry - he has succeeded far beyond our borders as such. Namer has created numerous prosperous business ventures in Russia since 1989, and has recently moved on to China, another land of opportunity, as co-founder of Metan Development Group. Larry Namer, aka global entrepreneur, fascinated me with his tales of international adventure much like you would find on an exotic travel show or that of a 007 movie!... Read More

Four Seasons Hong Kong | Sky High Luxury Over Victoria Harbor

Aug 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Hong Kong is a city that can make your head spin. From its massive airport, where everyone seems to be speaking a different language - usually at top volume into their cell phones - to the trains and taxis whizzing hither and yon, to the glass-hulled shopping centers squatting over tiny, bustling restaurants and specialty merchants selling diamonds and dim-sum; it’s a bit much to process.... Read More

Xiu.com Gives Chinese Consumers the Foreign Brands They Crave

Aug 12, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While other luxury e-commerce sites like Gilt Groupe and Rue La La have currently opted out of shipping their products to China due to the high cost for consumers, entrepreneur George Ji Wenhong and private equity investor Huang Jin saw that as an opening.... Read More

Louis Vuitton Sees Increased Demand for Luxury Goods in China Amidst Rise in Personal Wealth

Aug 4, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The rise of personal wealth in China is driving the country's unprecedented demand for luxury goods. Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest producer of luxury goods, recently announced that its profits through second quarter 2011 are even better than the firm's original projections. Demand for its products has soared in emerging markets as well as in America and Europe. LVMH has plans to open two new stores and to expand on four existing stores this year in Asia.

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Altira Macau: Five Stars Above Taipa

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Altira Macau gives new meaning to the term "quiet luxury." The high-rise hotel is a study in contemporary Asian elegance, from the simple yet striking flower arrangement in the lobby to the circular stone soaking tubs in each guest suite. However, what strikes you first and most constantly about the experience here is how hushed it is.... Read More

City of Dreams: Inside a Macau, China Mega-Development

Aug 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

An iconic rock 'n roll brand, an upscale business travel stalwart, and an Australian-Macanese joint project are the three hotels that comprise the City of Dreams — one of the newest and most Western-friendly mega-developments in Macau.... Read More

Solo Travel as an Emerging Trend: Going it Alone

Jul 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Arguably, solo travel has always been a significant method of going places, and to many the only way of getting to see and feel a destination without assuming personal responsibility for anyone else. Many solo travelers also feel that going alone is a necessary adjunct in personal growth, assuming truth to the old adage, "he (or she) who travels fastest travels alone."... Read More

Paris Air Show Reveals Asia's Growing Prowess and Progress

Jul 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young

While aircraft manufacturing executives made deals, discussed the price of crude oil and traded stats on fuel efficiency, luxury travel purveyors were busy in Paris-Le Bourget checking out the latest innovations and improvements made to business and first class cabins. Wrapping up yesterday, the six-day Paris Air Show hosted 140 aircraft, 2100 exhibitors and 138,000 professional visitors from around the world, yielding record-breaking sales.... Read More

Macau, China: Asia's Most Exciting Travel Destination

Jun 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

While all of China is experiencing dynamic economic growth, the SAR (Special Administrative Region) of Macau is outstripping not only its neighbors, but more established competitors elsewhere in the world, to become one of the most robust economies - and intriguing destinations - of the decade.... Read More

What Prada's IPO Says About the Bigger Picture

Jun 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young

After more than a decade of derailed attempts to go public, Prada finally succeeded in an IPO last Friday. But over the weekend, both analysts and financial pundits were already painting a less than rosy picture of the firm’s stock market listing which amounted to $2.1 billion at the Hong Kong exchange.... Read More

The Century Egg

Jun 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

What if I told you that one of China’s rarest food delicacies has been rotting in the ground for one hundred years? Well, not rotting, exactly, but aging — aging to one-of-a-kind perfection. And not for a hundred years either, but just for a couple of months. I would like to introduce you to the hundred-year-old egg, otherwise known as "The Century Egg."... Read More

MSG Linked to Weight Gain

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

MSG, the food additive that is often associated with migraines and found in preservative rich American foods and Asian cuisine, has been found to increase the waist line. A study conducted in China followed men and women around for 5 ? years, and... Read More

Feel Bad for the Gold Farmer

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Liu Dali, a prisoner at the Jixi labour camp, in China has come out with allegations that he and fellow inmates were forced to farm gold in online MMORPG’s like World of Warcraft. Dali, who was in the labor camp for "illegally petitioning" the... Read More

Prada Approved for Hong Kong Stock Exchange

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

According to Bloomberg Report, two people with knowledge of the company have said that Prada SpA has won approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange for a $2 billion initial public offering.... Read More

Destination: Hong Kong

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Perfect island travel destinations entail clear blue waters, fine sand, and beautifully tiled pavilions, and though most think of the Caribbean isles when island getaways come to mind, this beautiful island destination is none other than Lantau Island, an hour outside of Hong Kong.... Read More

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