Luxury Special 2017

Luxury Special 2017

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Updated : Sep 21, 2017

These are the places where India's super-rich hang out and socialise

For, the guest list included the likes of Dhirubhai Ambani, Mukesh Ambani, Rahul Bajaj, Anand Mahindra and Shobhana Bhartia.

Neemrana Fort-Palace
Updated : Sep 21, 2017

Inside India's luxurious palaces-turned-hotels

This daunting task requires money but makes more money in return.

SATISH GAIKWAD Chief Concierge, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Sep 12, 2017

Loved The Grand Budapest Hotel? Now, meet India's very own Gustave

No task is big enough for these concierges - be it a tour of Mt. Everest or delivering an auto rickshaw in Saudi Arabia. No wonder they are driving business at their hotels.

Muskaan Sodhi, a globetrotter and fitness junkie, has gained a huge following on Instagram
Updated : Sep 06, 2017

Meet India's uber-rich who love to flaunt their wealth on Instagram

When Instagram started in 2010, its purpose was to design a platform for people who want to share image-worthy moments with their friends and followers. But in less than a decade, the young and the wealthy of the world seem to have taken over.

Updated : Sep 06, 2017

Donald Trump's business in India: The roller coaster ride of Trump Towers

Donald Trump came jetting into Pune way back in August 2014 to inaugurate the first of the Trump Towers in India.

SURATH SINGH India Head, Gurr Johns (Photo: Vivan Mehra)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

The Art Of The Deal

In spite of a sales slump, global art advisors are upbeat on India.

G.C. Jain (centre) flanked by his sons Rajiv (right) and Sanjiv (behind), and his grandchildren (Photo: Vivan Mehra)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Vintage Point

Southex Books and Prints in Delhi, an antiquarian bookshop, is a haven for those seeking the luxury of rarity.

Sujan Jawai (Rajasthan)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

This is how boutique hotels are creating a niche in a market overwhelmed by hotel chains

The luxury boutique hotel market is burgeoning but could grow even faster.

Shardul Shroff is Executive Chairman, while Divi Dutta is Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (Photo: Vivan Mehra)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Passing on Wealth

How to prepare for a seamless and hassle-free transfer to the next generation

The writer is Founder & CEO of a premium tea brand, Teabox
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Six Sublime Brews

Here are some of my favourite tea gardens and their finest teas.

Nikki Rajan is Co-promoter of Time Avenue, a Mumbai-based luxury watch retail store (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Bold and Beautiful

Connoisseurs want brands that focus on craft and mechanism

The writer is Managing Director & CEO, India & South Asia, Universal Music Group (Photo: Rachit Goswami )
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

A State of Mind

Great single malt whisky is like Jazz. The more you endeavour to understand it, the more you will love it

Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Hide and Seek

The wealthy would never tire of tax games, but with the growing use of data-driven analytics and sophisticated audit tools, it is becoming easy to connect the dots

Meridian, West Sands
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Richie-rich Breaks

Where the uber-wealthy go on vacation, and what they do there.

Diamond Jeweller Nirav Modi (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Making the Cut

Some Indian luxury brands are finally acquiring a global reputation.

AJIT BANGERA, Senior Executive Chef, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Its Got The Look

A sprinkling of Indian avant-garde cuisine is making fine dining exciting.

Kanika Tekriwal, Founder, JetSetGo (Photo: Shekhar Ghosh)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

The High Life

JetSetGo has redefined luxury in the private jet space.

Discreet luxury with lives being crowded with work and people, the uber-rich want their holidays to be discreet (Illustration by Nilanjan Das)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Evolving Luxury

The new rich prefer the discreet; they also love an experience.

Updated : Sep 02, 2017

All Terrain Luxury

Super luxury car makers are racing against each other to develop the most capable and desirable off-roader. It signals a new dawn in the luxury automobile business.

Updated : Sep 02, 2017

The Best Gets Better

The world's most luxurious car for almost a century, Rolls Royce Phantom, is getting an overhaul. It promises to push the envelope further on automotive extravagance.

Samar Sodhi's (right) big motorcycle company has been granted a franchise by US-based luxury motorcycle rental company eagle rider (Photo: Vivan Mehra)
Updated : Sep 02, 2017

Luxury For Less

Rental luxury market in India is slowly gaining momentum.