Balthazar restaurant reviewed

When Chancellor George Osborne clumsily branded us an ‘aspiration nation’ was he talking about getting a reservation at Balthazar? Red Carpet takes a table. Sat Bal (25 Mar’13) Read more


Lady Gaga sues Lloyd’s

Lady Gaga's management company has sued three Lloyd's of London insurance syndicates over a cancelled concert. She was joined in the action by concert promoters Live Nation LG Tours and Mermaid Touring. Chris Page (11 Mar ’13) Read more


Vivanta by Taj - Gurgaon Hotel opens March

Vivanta by Taj has announced the opening of its new hotel on 7 March in New Delhi. Chris Page (4 March ’13)

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Back to the future on the Amalfi coast


The luxurious NH Grand Hotel Convento diAmalfi is making a “monumental” offer to its guests. Built in the 17th century Cappuccini Convent monument in Amalfi, the hotel is offering guests a stay from £190 per person per night*. Abigail Parkin (28 Feb ’13) Read more


UK creatives head for Hollywood

As the Brits, Baftas and London Fashion Week loom a consortium of  leaders from the UK creative sector is in Los Angeles for the first ever LA Innovation Forum. Backed  by the government the Innovation Forum brings together big names in the film, entertainment and music industries with the aim of encouraging closer working. Chris Page (5 Feb ’13)

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2013 MTV EMA set for Amsterdam

Following the record-breaking success of its Frankfurt show the MTV EMA will be hosted by Amsterdam this year. The network announced today that the 2013 MTV EMA will broadcast live Sunday, November 10th at 9PM CET from the  new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. Abigail Parkin (28 Jan ’13) Read more


Johnnie Walker House opens - Beijing, China

The grand opening of ‘Johnnie Walker House Beijing’ this weekend follows the success of the Scotch whisky’s ‘House’ debut in Shanghai last year. Chris Page (10 Dec ’12) Read more


Billion air Bombardier jets

Luxury aviation company VistaJet has placed a firm order for 56 new Bombardier Global aircraft with 86 further options. At a total list price value of over $7.8 billion the company announces this as the single largest transaction placed with any aircraft manufacturer in the history of business aviation. Sat Bal (5 Dec ’12) Read more


Air New Zealand Boeing unveils The Hobbit livery

This morning saw raised eyebrows among airline pilots at Heathrow when an Air New Zealand aircraft docked into place. Bearing imagery inspired by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey the Boeing 777-300 plane had flown in to to take the cast of the film to the global premiere in New Zealand. Sat Bal (25 Nov '12) Read more


MTV Europe Music Awards, Frankfurt

Red Carpet is back from the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Frankfurt where Taylor Swift won three awards at the event which was hosted by Versace-clad Heidi Klum. Here’s a snapshot of the EMA with more to follow soon. Sat Bal 13 Nov ‘12) Read more