2015 Notes From The Editor Archive (50)

  • Week Commencing 21 December 2015

    The London property market has long since ceased to amaze with its unyielding price surges, but it is the very highest end of the sector that continues to surprise more than any other.

  • Week Commencing 14 December 2015

    The recent China Rendez-Vous yachting and lifestyle fair on the island of Hainan was an ideal opportunity to take stock of how the country’s luxury industry is evolving.

  • Week Commencing 7 December 2015

    Of all the shows we attend each year, the China Rendez-Vous is without fail the most arduous journey. But what the country lacks in geographical proximity to Europe, it is rapidly making up for in the...

  • Week Commencing 30 November 2015

    It is perhaps surprising that it has taken this long for a company to conjure a way for a superyacht to house a supercar – but that is the achievement of British sports car maker Briggs Automative.

  • Week Commencing 23 November 2015

    In these times of uncertainty, it is always reassuring to see a venue full to the brim with passionate purveyors of luxury.

  • Week Commencing 16 November 2015

    For many years the Only Watch charity auction was indelibly linked with Monaco, where it was held every two years. For the first time since its foundation, the prestigious fundraising event was this...

  • Week Commencing 9 November 2015

    It’s that time again. The 2015 edition of the Salon QP watch fair, which has become one of the stand-out events on the luxury calendar, arrives in London this week and this year’s show promises to be...

  • Week Commencing 2 November 2015

    Sir Richard Branson has never been one to do things by half. The British entrepreneur already owns one of the world’s most luxurious private islands - and now he has created another.

  • Week Commencing 26 October 2015

    The traditional hospitality industry is increasingly under threat from young upstarts such as Airbnb and onefinestay, and as a result is having to be increasingly inventive when it comes to attracting...

  • Week Commencing 19 October 2015

    Every successful brand comes with a compelling back-story and when it comes to food and beverage, provenance is crucial.

  • Week Commencing 12 October 2015

    A recurring theme in the world of superyachts right now is exploration. Whether it’s Alaska or Amazonia, yachting adventurers are increasingly looking to reach corners of the earth that other vessels...

  • Week Commencing 5 October 2015

    Today’s newsletter features a number of exclusive interviews conducted by Superyachts.com at the recent Monaco Yacht Show as part of our role as the event’s Official Breaking News Centre.

  • Week Commencing 21 September 2015

    The largest car show in Europe is currently taking place in Frankfurt, Germany and there is no shortage of eye-catching luxury automobiles on display.

  • Week Commencing 14 September 2015

    If you had to draw a template of a Rolls-Royce driver, it is likely that the profile would be male and over 50. Now it seems the iconic carmaker has acknowledged that its client demographic is too...

  • Week Commencing 7 September 2015

    With its famous annual yacht show just around the corner, September is a particularly exciting month for Monaco – and it began with a bang this weekend with the hosting of the 2015 Princess Grace...

  • Week Commencing 31 August 2015

    Dubai’s evolution into one of the world’s biggest luxury destinations will be given a new dimension next month when it hosts its first ever Watch Week.

  • Week Commencing 24 August 2015

    The world of classic car auctions is used to seeing six figure sums reached – but nine is perhaps less common. One of those rare occasions came at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in...

  • Week Commencing 17 August 2015

    We are six weeks and counting from the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show and it seems an opportune time to turn our attention to one of the yachting industry’s biggest and most eagerly awaited events of the...

  • Week Commencing 10 August 2015

    In one sense, private jets are purely utilitarian in nature, designed to get people from A to B at a speed that other modes of transport cannot match. Without that single benefit, their worth would be...

  • Week Commencing 3 August 2015

    The new Ferrari 488 Spider, billed as the Italian marquee’s most powerful drop-top model, is the focus of this week’s newsletter – and rightly so.