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Lifestyle Fixers

Ever wanted to have dinner with the Dalai Lama? Easy. Or a romantic meal on an iceberg? Simple. Want to know where to get your hands on a real-life camel for an Arabian-themed party? No problem. If you’ve got the cash, and it’s legal, there’s a whole industry ready and willing to satisfy your every whim. Despite financial turmoil, business is booming for the people known as “lifestyle fixers”.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

World’s most expensive car number plates

World’s most expensive car number plates

Abu Dhabi dominates a global list of the most expensive car number plates ever sold.

Buyers from the UAE capital account for 37 of the top 50 most expensive plates ever sold. The 37 Abu Dhabi buyers listed in the rankings collectively spent AED222.9m ($60.6m), or an average of AED6 ($1.6m) [...]

Monday, December 13th, 2010

In search for the private fixer delivering ultra luxury to the wealthy elite

For the super-rich, those for whom the financial industry has coined the acronym UHNWI (ultra-high-net-worth individuals). the goalposts in the world of Luxury are forever moving. Where once you could rest assured that access to the finest goods was the prerogative of the privileged few, thanks to rising wealth and fractional ownership schemes, even private [...]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Billionaires Row: Top 10 most expensive streets in the world

Avenue Princesse Grace is the most expensive street in the world to buy property, where $120,000 (€84,985) will purchase just one square metre of prime real estate, according to a survey by Wealth Bulletin. Prime residential property on the top 10 most expensive streets in the world saw their overall value fall by 12% in [...]

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Invasion of the Bling-ionaires from the Middle East: Meet Britain’s most jaw-droppingly ostentatious tourists who have supercars flown from the Middle East to UK by private jet

A sunny Thursday afternoon in August and the cars circling Harrods need to be seen to be believed. Million-pound Bugatti Veyrons – normally a rare sighting, even on the well-heeled streets of Central London – are, around here, about as common as Ford Fiestas. Other cars, in a display that [...]

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain to celebrate the wedding of his son, Shaikh Nasir bin Hamad Al Khalifa to the daughter of the Dubai Ruler

The President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attended here on Monday a luncheon held at the Dubai World Trade Centre by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain to celebrate [...]

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Best Articles on the Rich and Famous from Perfect Knowledge PR

Abramovich’s New $350 Million Megayacht Will Have Missile Defense System http://bit.ly/DFdiO
The rare glimpse into the lives of the super rich during a candid chat with a private fixer http://bit.ly/Z9zc9
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton to Acquire Royal van Lent, Builder of Luxury Mega-Yachts http://bit.ly/2JfPP
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Monday, September 21st, 2009

Abramovich’s New $350 Million Megayacht Will Have Missile Defense System

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s new $355 million, 555-ft. Eclipse, designed to be the world’s biggest, will have a military-grade missile defense system to keep the oligarch safe. My colleague Deidre Woollard first reported on initial plans for the Eclipse back in January. Now further details are emerging about the megayacht (rendering above), which when completed [...]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Mega Yachts v Super Yachts

This page contains some of the top 100 mega yachts in the world and includes the year and the yacht was launched and the owner of the yacht. Ever wonder who owns the mega yachts of the world? Below is a listing, by size, of the top superyachts.
Eclipse Length 167meters (548ft) Year expected launched 2009 [...]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

£45 milion spent on a Dalham Hall mansion by rich Sheikh

A whopping sum of £45million has been spent on a country estate by one of the world’s richest men, in spite of losing £4billion during the recession. The up grade II-listed Dalham Hall was snapped by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. The 18th century house was once owned by Cecil Rhodes, [...]

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Billionaire Sheikh pays £250,000 for Household Cavalry to fly to Abu Dhabi

While speculation seems to continue regarding the spending habits of the uber-rich in these recessionary times, there’s still a strata of the society who is spending like there’s no tomorrow! The latest flashy spending comes from a billionaire Arab sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who has reportedly paid £250,000 ($377,490) to fly 30 members [...]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

The World’s Five Longest Super Yachts

Yachts have captured the imagination of people the world over and nothing signals luxury more than the ultimate floating home. The term luxury yacht encompasses any privately owned vessel that is professionally crewed and was coined at the beginning of the 20th century when yachting for pleasure became a reality for many.
Classifying yachts into a [...]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009