Kiran Nadar, chairperson, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art & Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation, explains how to go about collecting art, emphasising that the collector must personally appreciate the art before purchasing it.
Rudra Chatterjee, chairman, Obeetee & Gaurav Sharma, managing director, Obeetee explain how besides making carpets, the company also focuses equally on sustainable practices that empower its employees.
Gautam Punj, director, Lloyd Institutions, explains what luxury means to him and how their love affair with Mercedes continues to this day.
Gautam Anand, vice-President, Pre-opening Operations, ITC Hotels, talks to Business Today about how the culinary culture of Delhi came into shape and how ITC plans to celebrate this culture.
Gautam Anand, vice-president, Pre-opening Operations, ITC Hotels talks to Business Today about how one can be responsible without compromising on luxury, citing the example of its resort in the Mewat region where food and meat is locally sourced.
Anand Rao, general manager, ITC Grand Bharat, explains to Business Today about how the 300-acre property is using innovative methods in the field of electricity and water consumption to strike a balance between sustainability and luxury.
Ravitej Nath, executive chef, Oberoi, Gurgaon, talks to Business Today about how Indians are looking at rediscovering Indian culture and food, and why Oberoi has taken the initiative to document traditional and lost Indian recipes.
Archana Kumari, President, Frazer & Haws India, talks to Business Today about the evolution of luxury in India and explains the concept of Bridge Luxury.
Ratti Dhodapkar, Managing Director, Abercrombie & Kent Vacations India explains to Business Today about how luxury in travel is now no longer limited to just a great hotel, but about a dream that can be fulfilled.
Vivek Ramabhadran, Managing Director, Swarovski India explains why the company is upbeat on its India operations after being stagnant over the past two years.
Arjun Sharma, Chairman, Select Group, tells Business Today that the luxury industry in India is trading at a discount and that the Nirbhaya incident has dented India's image, which has hurt the sector.
Arjun Sharma, Chairman, Select Group, discusses the latest trends in luxury with Business Today, from the hotel and hospitality perspective and why he believes that going forward, a lot of hotels will seek specialist chefs and restaurants for F&B partnerships.
Arjun Sharma, Chairman, Select Group, explains the mistakes that the luxury companies made in India and why DLF Emporio has ticked all the right boxes in the field of luxury retail.
Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group, talks to Business Today, explaining how Indian market is still at a nascent stage when it comes to luxury, and how customers prefer a minimalistic approach in terms of hospitality.
Most people still view private jets as business utility tools and typically go for Gulfstream or Embraer aircraft. Only the rare industrialist such as liquor baron Vijay Mallya would go in for a Boeing 727.
A boat from Noah's Ark jetty takes you to Deltin Royale, the ship which is 87 metres long and 22 metres wide. A 'premium stay and play' package, that offers a two-night stay at Deltin Suites Hotel in Goa for two, costs Rs 33,000.
Despite the struggle, Formula One is all about recreating magic - it's risky, charming, glamorous, sharp and, often, is the manifestation of the unreal in a real world.
ITC, Oberoi Hotels and The Taj Group are digging into the pages of Indian history books. They pick up clues, chase the descendants of royal chefs, and conjure up dishes that are mostly forgotten. The past, it turns out, makes great future sense.
Industrialist Gautam Punj has a fundamental, deep-seated love for Mercedes-Benz cars. In fact, he is almost always among the first to book a new car at launch.
While a high-decibel television and print campaign, followed up by some quirky communication on digital platforms, can do wonders for mass brands, a similar course of action for a luxury brand can not only be limiting but also detrimental, say experts.
It is thought-provoking to analyse how the collecting and spending patterns of Indians are developing diversely based on their conditioning, writes Priyanka Mathew of Sotheby's.
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