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The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève has enlisted the services of an experienced figure. Raymond Loretan, the new President of the Foundation, took up his position in January 2018. He wishes to continue developing this institution on both national and international levels and to impart fresh momentum. While guaranteeing the strict independence and neutrality of the Grand Prix, he believes the Foundation must explore new modes of cooperation to ensure its sustainability and to continue promoting the reputation of the watch industry both within Switzerland and worldwide. Raymond Loretan succeeded Carlo Lamprecht, who had chaired the Foundation since its creation in 2011. Carlo Lamprecht served the GPHG with energy and dedication, alongside the Director of the Foundation, Carine Maillard. After seven years in this role, he expressed a wish to step down in order to devote more time to other activities. The Board of the Foundation expresses…

Presenting world-class cuisine for intuitive taste travellers, X2 [CrossTo] Chiang Mai Riverside Resort is a new boutique hotel with an expertly curated portfolio of evolving menus, championing exquisite cuisine. Taking influence from France, the culinary capital of the world – dishes at this intimate new hotel meet the highest French culinary standards. With creative interpretations weaving together Thai and international dishes that lean heavily on fresh, local and seasonally inclined ingredients; the hotel’s Executive Chef, Alexandre Demard has recently received direction from renowned French chef Nicolas Isnard who was awarded a Michelin star in 2009 at L’Auberge de la Charme in Dijon, France. The first restaurant in Chiang Mai to receive consultation from a Michelin-starred chef, X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort’s Oxygen Dining Room sets a new standard for gourmet international excellence in Thailand’s cultural capital. Nestled beneath the leafy tamarind trees and facing the Mae Ping River, the contemporary…

Triptyque Travel concierge service believes that luxury is first and foremost about experience. They serve clients, both private individuals and businesses, who are looking for new sensations and undiscovered experiences. Triptyque Travel offers a new kind of luxury concierge service allowing you to “experience the unforgettable”. They aim to use their expertise to hand-craft meaningful, inspiring experiences, leaving every client with memories that will last a lifetime. From private flights and superyachts to luxury hotels and properties, five-star service, and staff close at hand – this forms the basis of the exceptional, highly personalised experiences they create. Tailoring Experiences Specifically for You To respond to clients’ needs, the Triptyque Travel concierge service acts as a personal assistant, working in close cooperation on a daily basis with an array of prestigious partners in the property, tourism, food and events sectors. Each experience is unique and exclusive, specially designed to suit your…

Private jets, on the face of it, are a hassle-free luxury. But dig a little deeper and you discover that, while some aircraft are indeed luxurious, the means of booking them has historically been far from hassle-free. The concept of being able to charter a jet to meet bespoke travel needs was developed with efficiency in mind – to get travellers across the world as quickly as possible. And it’s true that, once booked, private jets provide a seamless means of getting from A to B. No airport queues; no waiting in line to pass through security; no hassle. Stratajet was founded in 2011 by Jonathan Nicol, a former RAF fighter pilot, turned computer scientist, and they boast the most sophisticated technology in the private jet industry, making it the only platform capable of filtering through millions of calculations in mere seconds to return all the available aircraft for any given…

Monaco’s most exclusive private members’ sports and lifestyle club, Thirty Nine Monte Carlo, marked its first anniversary on 3 October 2017 with an all-day celebration held at the club’s modern premises and attended by its members and invited VIP guests. 39 Monte Carlo is a unique wellness-focused concept born out of the vision of Scottish ex-Rugby International and Monaco resident Ross Beattie. His elite professional sportsman history forms the backbone of 39, but the club is more than just a fitness venue. Ross’s philosophy for 39 was to create an ideal environment for its members to practice fitness and to nourish their bodies in a way that achieves optimum results and improves quality of life. Attention to detail runs throughout the club in order to achieve this balance. Clients can be confident in the knowledge that they are using high-tech sports equipment and have access to guidance and training from…

Luxury Service Provider Profile EARLS & PEARLS: ‘Social Life on Demand’ What is ‘Earls & Pearls’? Earls & Pearls delivers a ‘Social Life on Demand’ to a global network of busy high-flyers, ranging from actors to architects. Fusing private members club, concierge service and introduction agency, Members place a Request to attend anything from West End shows to Wimbledon, then choose from a hand-picked selection of Members who have expressed an interest in attending the same event. Experts at pairing members who click, Earls & Pearls acts as an intermediary matching members without the sharing of names or photos. About the Founders: Its founders are Mary-Ann & EmmaJane Henningham; a mother & daughter team who first had the idea for the service during the 17 years spent as Directors of a financial services company.  By dedicating themselves to the growth of their former company, their social lives suffered. Success became a double-edged…

Nordic and Norwegian food is one of the worlds food trends, due to its unique style and flavours, Michelin star restaurants and for annually winning Bocuse Dor medals. Now the first Norwegian luxury brand is offering  gastronomic services, created for a very small and exclusive range of discreet clients worldwide. Meet Danièl Rougè Madsen and DRM of Norway DRM of Norway was founded by Danièl Rougè Madsen, one of Norway’s Master Chefs and TV personalities. Not only did he want to embrace his sense for quality, but also to channel his unsurpassed passion for food into creating a unique Norwegian luxury brand, offering quality-minded clients an exclusive collection of handcrafted products and special experiences capturing the true essence of the North. Preparing Norwegian Fine Food for Celebrities, Royals and Embassies Around the World DRM of Norway presents dining experiences for royalties, celebrities, embassies and a small range exclusive discreet clients. Their services range from live…

New York-based air charter operator Wings Air Helicopters, a Virtuoso Preferred Supplier, and Blantyre, a Relais and Châteaux and Forbes Five Star Resort in Lenox, MA join forces to create the ultimate luxury getaway in the heart of the Berkshires. For those looking to minimize the stress of travel, Wings Air’s state-of-the-art helicopters can fly the 155-mile, normally 3-hour trip between New York City and the charming, historic town of Lenox in just an hour average. Thanks to the large size of the Blantyre estate, helicopters can land right on the property, affording guests the utmost convenience. Blantyre is situated on 110 acres of lawn and woodlands with 19 rooms, 3 cottages, and 1 villa – a beautiful country house hotel reminiscent of a gentler time of elegance and romance. Built in 1902, the majestic Tudor-style estate boasts sumptuous guestrooms, a spa, renowned cuisine and an exceptional wine cellar. This enchanting resort is…

InterContinental London Park Lane has teamed-up with Harvey Nichols to offer signature suite guests access to Style Service, an exclusive in-room fashion solution at the ring of a bell. A specially-dedicated number in each of the hotel’s four halo suites connects directly to a brand agnostic fashion professional who will edit through the store collections to find the perfect style result. Once the Harvey Nichols expert has determined exactly what guests are looking for, one of the team will bring a selection of pieces to the suite.  Whether heading to the theatre, a critical meeting, a last minute date, or even in need of a complete wardrobe to take home, the Harvey Nichols Style Concierge and expert team of Stylists have it covered.   Oscar Fernandez, Head Concierge at InterContinental London Park Lane says ‘many of our guests travel a great deal and might be on a multi-destination trip with…

Leading luxury dealer group H.R. Owen has further enhanced its successful Chauffeur Drive division by adding more of the latest luxury vehicles to the fleet and launched a special offer for the Christmas period. The Chauffeur Drive fleet comprises the latest models from the H.R. Owen network, including Rolls-Royce Ghost and Phantom EWB, more unusual chauffeur models such as the Maserati Quattroporte and the newly added Mercedes-Benz V-Class for those who have larger groups but still want to travel in style and comfort. Drivers Trained to the Highest Standards All H.R. Owen Chauffeur Drive drivers are trained in-house to the highest standards. All are experienced chauffeurs at the time of hire, but they are still put through the H.R. Owen bespoke program to ensure they drive to the highest level and offer the level of service H.R. Owen customers have come to expect. Stress-Free Holiday Shopping To celebrate the festive…

Aurae Lifestyle is a membership program that celebrates individuality, legacy and personal success. The Aurae Lifestyle is for the accomplished person that wants more. Everything Aurae does is designed to provide our members with indescribable bespoke experiences that enhance their lives.” ~ Chris Scanlon CEO & Founder of Aurae, Chris Scanlon was inspired by successful individuals and all of their personal stories, each one unique, all of their lifestyles were bespoke; however, when it came to all of their credit & debit cards, they looked exactly the same. So from this realization was born the concept for a fully bespoke card program with comprehensive lifestyle management services and have the card elegantly celebrate an individual’s success and legacy. Taking the legacy step further, they issued bespoke MasterCard’s made out of solid gold, realized after two years of product development, patents and numerous financial services approvals. Founder Scanlon, co-founder Terrence Thomas…

Sophie and Grace, the British born Devlin sisters founded Huntress & Grace a bespoke gift service in early 2016. The company came about after being approached by a good friend looking to find a gift for his fiancé. He wanted something both meaningful and unique but like most men didn’t know where to begin! His wife’s love of shoes inspired them to create something extraordinary. Adding to her extensive shoe collection, they acquired unique collections not available on the open market and created a stunning “Sex in the City” inspired walk in shoe closet. The Birth of a Gift Service Business Following this success, the sisters saw an opportunity to create a business. They looked to the market and it became clear that in today’s hectic world, time is of the essence; people have very little time with which to find the right gift. However, not only this but people…

A feast for the eyes and palate lay inside the elegant boxes of zChocolates, personalized and delivered with top notch service, all at a very high level of quality. They have an array of collections too choose from. The ZBOX Collection with chic modern lines and sturdy construction, their signature zBox is the culmination of a decade’s worth of effort by industry experts to reinvent the traditional chocolate box. Its striking presentation delivers their most popular recipes in stunning black and white packaging, suitable for any occasion. Gold Collection is an unrivaled celebration of culinary luxury and epicurean excellence, every piece of chocolate in this collection has been painstakingly hand-coated in exquisite 24-karat edible gold. Packaged in classic dark mahogany boxes crafted by local French artisans, the result is an opulent collection sure to make the recipient feel like royalty. Basswood Collection is constructed from a wood known for its…

Luxury Lifestyle Concierge in the UK HIGHLIFE GROUP Seeking concierge services with global reach? Highlife Group is a UK based Luxury Concierge Services with a vast network of contacts in the UK, Europe & Worldwid eproviding their prestige clients with high-end services including Prestige and performance car hire, Lifestyle management, Yacht Charter, VIP Hospitality and tickets, Aviation Charter and more. Their services are available in Membership packages. Highlife is a family owned company operated by three generations of the same family who draw from their wide ranging professional skillset and pride themselves on their ability to deliver the personal touch with sincerity and integrity. Telephone: 01277 329030 Email: info@highlifegroup.co.uk Skype: highlifegroup Address: 3 London Wall Buildings, 7th Floor London EC2M 5PD Web www.highlifegroup.co.uk HUMPHREY’S OF HENLEY Seeking concierge services in Henley? HUMPHREY’S of HENLEY is Henley’s only dedicated luxury concierge service delivering exceptional experiences in the Chilterns. Proudly based…

Private Jet Services group founded in 2003, based in New Hampshire grew out of a passion for flying, and with a vision to flip the standard aviation model on its head, to provide a consultancy aviation approach with an inherent dedication to detail. Their personalized local approach is still a core tenet of their business, dedicated to serving their clients 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, always ready to dispatch aircraft or fast-track a commercial carrier and be at the ready with an experienced consultant available to assist in trip planning or respond to their needs whatever the situation. These flying experts deliver integrated and innovative aviation solutions, taking care of  big plans and minute details, tailoring every aspect of air travel to clients exacting needs. Their approach combines the exclusivity of your own jet with the flexibility of an entire fleet. The global aviation marketplace is…