News

The news section features items of news or press releases that relate to the luxury sector. Press releases are marked accordingly.

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Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

While rosé has traditionally been associated with the summer months, it is becoming an increasingly popular tipple throughout the year. Trends are shifting and rosé is now being served with canapes or taking prime position on the dinner table during the other seasons, especially if fish or chicken dishes are being served. Rosé is particularly […]

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The first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has arrived

The first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has arrived

Just over four years since Aston Martin announced investment in a brand-new manufacturing facility at St Athan, the first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has been driven off the production line. The culmination of an extensive development programme that began with virtual development stretching back to 2015 and physical testing in Wales in […]

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Princess Yachts to launch new X95 via a Facebook Live event

Princess Yachts to launch new X95 via a Facebook Live event

Princess Yachts are thrilled to announce a truly unique industry first. They will be launching the eagerly anticipated slot 1 of the new X95 via a Facebook Live event later this month. As the first X95 reaches completion in the Plymouth based manufacturing facility, and unable to launch this flagship yacht through more traditional methods […]

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Rolls-Royce announces shortlist for Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce announces shortlist for Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed the shortlist of its Young Designer Competition, which has attracted more than 5,000 entries from children aged 16 and under in more than 80 countries around the world. The special competition was launched back in April to encourage a new generation of designers to design their dream Rolls-Royce of the […]

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Rolls-Royce launches Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce launches Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has launched a special ‘Young Designer Competition’ to encourage a new generation of designers to bring their automotive dreams to life. Rolls-Royce is calling on aspiring designers up to the age of 16 to design their dream Rolls-Royce of the future. The marque’s Design team will judge all entries and select an […]

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Tschuggen Hotel Group to launch The Organic Pharmacy and Londontown products in all its hotels

Tschuggen Hotel Group to launch The Organic Pharmacy and Londontown products in all its hotels

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE The Swiss Tschuggen Hotel Group is introducing two environmentally-friendly brands in its spas. Products and applications by The Organic Pharmacy will now be available in all the Group’s spas, while Londontown nail polish will be used for manicures and pedicures. The decisive factors behind the selection of these product lines were […]

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Latest news from Aston Martin: Customisation, racing and a Royal visit

Latest news from Aston Martin: Customisation, racing and a Royal visit

NEWS RELEASE DBX meets the Dark Art of Customisation The first Aston Martin SUV has been treated to a touch of personalisation magic through the bespoke Q by Aston Martin team. Highlighting the rule-breaking customisation achievable with Q by Aston Martin, the DBX teases its darker side ahead of the Geneva International Motor Show. The […]

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Sir Richard Branson launches his new luxury Virgin Voyages cruise ship in Dover

Sir Richard Branson launches his new luxury Virgin Voyages cruise ship in Dover

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE The ship, christened Scarlet Lady, is the first of four Virgin Voyages ships which will come into service each year for the next four years. The ‘Lady ships’ fleet will offer adults-only cruising to a new audience hungry for the luxe of a boutique hotel at sea. The cruise line, set […]

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Aerotel London Heathrow Launches Aerial Photography Exhibition of Iceland by Tommy Clarke

Aerotel London Heathrow Launches Aerial Photography Exhibition of Iceland by Tommy Clarke

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE ¦ LONDON The only in-terminal airport hotel Aerotel London Heathrow invites travellers to explore nature through the lens of Tommy Clarke, a celebrated London-based travel photographer. A handpicked selection of Clarke’s aerial shots from his Iceland series is now on display in the brand-new Terminal 3 hotel. Shot high up from […]

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DUKES LONDON receives multiple awards

DUKES LONDON receives multiple awards

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE ¦ LONDON Celebration is in order at DUKES LONDON, one of the city’s oldest and most renowned luxury boutique hotels in St. James’s Mayfair. After only two months into the year, the hotel has started 2020 with a bang, receiving five separate high-profile recognitions… Forbes Travel Guide:Forbes Travel Guide’s globally recognised […]

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Courmayeur Mont Blanc Hosts Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience for 7th Consecutive Year

Courmayeur Mont Blanc Hosts Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience for 7th Consecutive Year

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy is delighted to announce details of the 7th annual Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience taking place from 12th – 15th March 2020. Created by Momentum Ski’s Amin Momen and Heston Blumenthal, the event has a renowned and well-deserved reputation for attracting outstanding chefs to the Italian gourmet resort […]

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Domberger: 65 Years of Screen Printing

Domberger: 65 Years of Screen Printing

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE ¦ NEW YORK Christie’s is pleased to announce Domberger: 65 Years of Screen Printing, an online-only auction of prints and portfolios from legendary German printers and publishers Edition Domberger. The sale will be open for bidding from February 28 – March 6, and highlights will be on public view in the […]

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Aston Martin unveils the new Vantage Roadster

Aston Martin unveils the new Vantage Roadster

NEWS ¦ PRESS RELEASE The heartbeat of Aston Martin’s sports car range just got that little bit faster with the introduction of the new Vantage Roadster. Joining the Vantage Coupe, which was launched in 2018, this convertible model amplifies the emotional appeal of a model renowned for delivering a compelling blend of potent performance, outstanding […]

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VistaJet Continues Its Partnership With Scuderia Ferrari for the 2020 Formula One World Championship

VistaJet Continues Its Partnership With Scuderia Ferrari for the 2020 Formula One World Championship

PRESS RELEASE ¦ LONDON, Feb. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, announces its partnership with the Scuderia Ferrari team for the second year running as its Official Supplier of private jet travel. With the ever-demanding race calendar and often only days between Grands Prix, the team faces challenging […]

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Travel News Bulletin

Travel News Bulletin

Patricia Bech highlights some of the latest offers, travel news and experiences… Badrutt’s Palace celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the first flight between London and St. Moritz Grande-dame bastion of Alpine innovation, Badrutt’s Palace, is delighted to announce the launch of its own branded plane next month offering direct flights to St. Moritz from London. […]

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News: JOHN FRIEDA to partner with Rochelle Humes

News: JOHN FRIEDA to partner with Rochelle Humes

The JOHN FRIEDA brand is to partner with much-loved TV personality, Rochelle Humes, as part of its new Frizz Ease Dream Curls campaign, Designed For Demanding Hair. Dream Curls is the UK’s No.1 range for curls, and the campaign features some of its bestselling products. Rochelle will be partnering with the brand to help spread […]

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Valentine’s Day Special: Jo Malone London Same Day Delivery Van

Valentine’s Day Special: Jo Malone London Same Day Delivery Van

Jo Malone has come to the rescue for last minute Valentine’s Day gifts. The luxury band has re–introduced the London Same Day Delivery Service, just in time for the most romantic day of the year. It means that you can order the best loved scents, have them exquisitely wrapped in the iconic box and whisked […]

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Harrods unveils The Roastery and Bake Hall

Harrods unveils The Roastery and Bake Hall

NEWS London department store Harrods has opened the doors to its new Roastery and Bake Hall, marking the largest redevelopment of its historic Food Halls in more than 30 years. Housing a from-scratch Bakery and coffee Roastery, Tea Tailor, Gourmet Grocery and new destination Coffee Bar, The Roastery and Bake Hall is the first phase […]

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Polo experiences in London City

Polo experiences in London City

POLO Experiences is excited to announce they are now offering their thrilling half day polo experiences in London City within the Olympic Games area. The fully covered arena venue will play the perfect host to your experiences any time of year. The tailored sessions are perfect for non-riders, those who have never experienced the art […]

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Relax before Christmas with a Lucknam Park Spa break

Relax before Christmas with a Lucknam Park Spa break

Lucknam Park has launched the ultimate pre-Christmas spa break to help you relax before the festivities really kick in. You can retreat to the luxury five star property and escape the festive rush with a fabulous one night break. Lucknam Park is one of Britain’s top country hotels and it is nestled in the beautiful […]

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Radley London teams up with Dogs Trust

Radley London teams up with Dogs Trust

Iconic British fashion brand, Radley London has teamed up with the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, to launch a stylish and highly functional dog walking backpack and matching coin purses. Launching on Giving Tuesday, which is on the 28th of November and an initiative that gives people the opportunity to do something good […]

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The Dorchester launches ‘Essence of Belgravia’ experience

The Dorchester launches ‘Essence of Belgravia’ experience

News Dorchester Collection’s iconic London Hotel, The Dorchester, celebrates its newly renovated Belgravia Suites by launching the Essence of Belgravia experience, in partnership with leading British candle chandler and home fragrance expert, Rachel Vosper. Offering guests the unique opportunity to join Vosper in her atelier for a private tour of her workshop and to create […]

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Blush + Blow offer trick or treatments for Halloween

Blush + Blow offer trick or treatments for Halloween

Blush + Blow, the luxury destination for beauty, skincare and hair treatments, are offering a selection of TRICK or TREATments to celebrate Halloween.  — BAMBINOS Whether your little ones are planning to dress up as a wicked witch or ghastly ghost, the salon can provide face painting that will give all their friends a fright […]

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Dukes London wins ‘England’s Leading Hotel’

Dukes London wins ‘England’s Leading Hotel’

News DUKES LONDON has announced its success at the 24th annual World Travel Awards, European Gala. Held on Saturday 30th September 2017 in the beautiful Marble Hall at The Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg, DUKES swept up the prestigious award for ‘England’s Leading Hotel’ for the fifth year in a row. One of […]

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Rudding Park Spa partners with Jennifer Young for Breast Cancer Awareness month

Rudding Park Spa partners with Jennifer Young for Breast Cancer Awareness month

NEWS Rudding Park Spa, is delighted to introduce Jennifer Young, who has created a range of skincare products for those living with and beyond cancer, as one of their spa treatment partners. The Spa, which opened in May, has also partnered with The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Cancer Centre, part of Harrogate Hospital, to offer […]

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5th Annual Glassdoor Sleep Out at Duke of York Square, Chelsea

5th Annual Glassdoor Sleep Out at Duke of York Square, Chelsea

This Friday, Cadogan’s Duke of York Square in Chelsea will be hosting the 5th Annual Sleep Out with Glassdoor, a homeless charity which provides support at West London churches. Glassdoor helps individuals break the cycle of homelessness, and this year its aim is to fund a network of shelters across three London boroughs; Kensington & […]

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The Ginger Pig and Pasta Evangelists to team up next week

The Ginger Pig and Pasta Evangelists to team up next week

The Ginger Pig are doing a one-week collaboration with Pasta Evangelists, which starts next week. Pasta Evangelists deliver amazing fresh, restaurant quality, ready-to-cook meals around London. It is a fantastic new company, which has the backing of names such as Giles Coren, William Sitwell and Prue Leith and they will be joining forces with The […]

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The best Christmas Markets in Britain

The best Christmas Markets in Britain

It is coming up to that time of the year again when we start to think about Christmas and winter holidays. There is no need to venture too far away to enjoy the festive spirit and there are some incredible Christmas Markets in Britain. Here is a selection of some of the best Christmas Markets […]

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Estée Lauder introduces Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

Estée Lauder introduces Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

If your skin is in need of some TLC after a long summer of socialising, Estée Lauder has launched a brand new product that will perk your eyes up for autumn. The luxury beauty brand now offers an Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix. It has an ultra-nourishing formula with an innovative 360° Matrix Technology […]

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Exclusive Clinique gift currently available from John Lewis

Exclusive Clinique gift currently available from John Lewis

Clinique currently has an exclusive John Lewis complimentary gift available with the purchase of two of their products when one product is a foundation or skincare item. The gift includes a number of their best products and features the new Moisture Surge Hydrating Supercharged Concentrate, the best-selling High Impact Mascara and also your choice of […]

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Asian restaurant Mei Ume now open at Four Seasons Hotel London

Asian restaurant Mei Ume now open at Four Seasons Hotel London

Following the successful launch of Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square earlier this year, the hotel has since opened the doors to Mei Ume, a Japanese and Chinese restaurant designed to complement and diversify the hotel’s existing food and beverage offering. Demonstrating the part both cuisines play in the concept of the restaurant, […]

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Marks and Spencer Autumn/Winter 2017 Preview

Marks and Spencer Autumn/Winter 2017 Preview

Marks and Spencer recently hosted a preview of their new collections for Autumn/Winter 2017 in Mayfair, London. Apart from being a brilliant shop to pick up wardrobe basics and essential items to wear throughout the year, M&S also has a great range of homeware. During the preview, various different styles of living were showcased and […]

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The lowdown on the new Annabel’s

The lowdown on the new Annabel’s

After more than 50 years at the heart of London’s nightlife, during which Hollywood stars and royalty alike have descended under the striped canopy on Berkeley Square, Annabel’s is preparing to open the doors to its much-anticipated new home just two doors down from the original Club. Over the past five decades, Annabel’s has become […]

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New Heesen superyacht proves that silence is the ultimate luxury

New Heesen superyacht proves that silence is the ultimate luxury

Heesen has officially launched a new superyacht that offers a silent cruising mode. The Fast Displacement 50m Home was recently unveiled in The Netherlands and the technology makes her the first of a new breed of vessels for the shipyard. The superyacht is an ultra-efficient and low fuel-burning yacht, but it is also one of […]