Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22

Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22

Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22 There is some great racing tonight in Hong Kong and here are the selections from Knightsbridge Bloodstock Race 1 – DUMBARTON HANDICAP Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Happy Valley, 19:15 Turf, “C+3” Course, 1200M, Good Prize Money: $660,000, Rating:40-0, Class 5 1 A FAST ONE 10 GLORY HORSIE 6 TREASURE […]

Julius Baer’s Lifestyle Index 2017: Wealth Report: Asia

Julius Baer’s Lifestyle Index 2017: Wealth Report: Asia The Asian wealth management landscape Asia is Julius Baer’s second home market and a powerhouse of global wealth creation. The region’s pool of investable assets held by High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) is on track to reach USD 14.5 trillion by 2020, representing growth of 160% in […]

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing Dubai’s economy is expected to grow by 3-4 percent in the 2017-2018, Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a ‘Meet the CEO’ event organised by the Government of Dubai Media Office, GDMO, on Monday. He pointed out that 98 percent of Dubai’s […]

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia Four foreign runners have accepted their invitations to run in the 2017 edition of the Japan Cup (G1, 2,400m) on November 26 at Tokyo Racecourse. Idaho (IRE, C4, by Galileo) guided by top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is a two-time group-two winner who also finished third […]

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale will be the biggest in the company’s history with 800 horses catalogued for the first ever auction at Riverside Stables. Progeny from 109 sires including Snitzel, I Am Invincible, Choisir, Exceed And Excel, Fastnet Rock, Written Tycoon, Hinchinbrook, Not A Single Doubt, Pierro, Savabeel, Sebring and Star Witness are […]

Some Facts About Thanksgiving Day USA

Some Facts About Thanksgiving Day USA

Some Facts About Thanksgiving Day USA In the Fall of Y 1621, the Pilgrims the early settlers of Plymouth Colony held a 3-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation’s 1st Thanksgiving. The Wampanoag Indians in attendance played a Key role. Historians have recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups […]

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions is ready to set the tone for the summer of Australian racing with full details of the spectacular 2018 Carnival unveiled today. These details include: the world’s most famous polo player Nacho Figueras, captaining the Veuve Clicquot team for Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday, 7 January; thoroughbreds galloping along the Surfers […]

Experience the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance August 26, 2018

Experience the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance August 26, 2018

We Invite You To Experience the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance August 26, 2018 The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California Tickets are now available through our online store  Come see and celebrate 200 of the world’s greatest cars as they compete for top awards at the leading competition for collector cars—the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The competition takes place Sunday, August 26, on […]

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections A very exciting Bank of China Race Day. The BOCHK Jockey Club Cup is one of three G2 features on Sunday, alongside the BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile and BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m), which are the prime lead-up races to the LONGINES […]

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore If you have always wanted to own a well-bred quality racehorse and be directly involved with a top stable, then purchasing a share in one of our Singapore Syndicates is the perfect way to fulfill all your ownership dreams. Owning a racehorse can be expensive, that is why syndicates […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Review

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Review

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Review Another great night of racing at Singapore Turf Club tonight. RACE 1: CLASS 5 (1) – 1000M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 18:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$35000 This is a tough one to start proceedings with, Ocean Master and Great Seven look the best of an average lot, Great Seven will probably lead […]

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit “It tasted great, like steak,” 1 diner said, after savoring the 100% US Angus Beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger at Tokyo’s tiny Munch’s Burger Shack Thursday. The lines at the door during lunchtime are getting longer than ever, thanks to US President Trump. President Trump’s […]

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship The world’s best jockeys will compete for the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 6 December. A HK$800,000 prize fund makes the annual four-race showcase at Hong Kong’s iconic city track the richest jockey challenge in the world. Four Hong Kong-based riders and eight of […]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018.

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018.

Autumn has now arrived in Cernobbio and all around Lake Como. This provides a very good reason to start looking forward to next year’s Summer season, and to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018. The preparations for this unique event have already started. The first vehicles have been nominated and the motto for this classic […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory $RACE Sebastian Vettel’s 5th victory of the year brought some cheer to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) who had seen their championship hopes dashed in the races since the Summer break. No driver has beaten a MercedesAMG rival in the championship since the V6 hybrid turbo era began […]

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December $MAR The Bulgari Resort is located on an exclusive Seahorse-shaped island off of Jumeirah Road Dubai’s new Bulgari Resort, claimed to be the emirate’s most expensive hotel, will officially open to the public on 7 December, as part of a wider project under development by holding company Meraas. […]

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice $RACE Friday, world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in FP1 ahead of the 2017 Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, as he set a time of 1min, 9.202sec at Interlagos in Sao Paulo. His MercedesAMG team-mate, Valtteri Bottas was a close 2nd just 0.127 seconds behind, while Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) […]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Charitable Donations Exceed $25-M

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Charitable Donations Exceed $25-M

2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Distributes $1.7-M to Charities Total Charitable Donations Now Exceed $25 Million The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is celebrating a major milestone: the event’s total charitable giving to date has surpassed the $25 million mark. Total donations exceeded that figure after Pebble Beach Company CEO Bill Perocchi distributed $1.7 million from the […]

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song

Trump’s Granddaughter Arabella Enchants China With Mandarin Song This is Terrific, Good on Ivanka, Jared and Arabella! President Donald Trump’s granddaughter Arabella Kushner sings in Mandarin. (CGTN/YouTube) President Trump showed Chinese President Xi Jinping a video of his granddaughter in a Chinese-style dress singing a song in Mandarin and reciting a poem, which she dedicated […]

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview $RACE Driver Lewis Hamilton and MercedesAMG captured both F1 titles for Y 2017, the final 2 races of the year are yet to run, as attention turns to next season. Lewis Hamilton will be eager to avoid making any mistakes now, particularly with stiffer competition in the form […]

Alsace Wine Tasting Tour from Strasbourg

Alsace Wine Tasting Tour from Strasbourg

Alsace Wine Tasting Tour from Strasbourg Spend a full day exploring the beautiful French wine region of Alsace during a day trip from Strasbourg. Follow the Alsace Wine Route to visit charming villages like Dambach-la-Ville, Ribeauvillé, Mittelbergheim and Riquewihr. Stop at four different wineries to sample some of the wines the Alsace is famous for, […]

Singapore Trainer Stephen Gray Aims at Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold Cup

Singapore Trainer Stephen Gray Aims at Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold Cup

Singapore Trainer Stephen Gray Aims at Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold Cup by Michael Lee This time last year, trainer Stephen Gray‘s party finished well into the night as more than a bottle of gin was downed to toast to Bahana’s fine victory in the Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold Cup (2200m). One year on, […]

Hong Kong: the World’s #1 City for International Visits

Hong Kong: the World’s #1 City for International Visits

Hong Kong: the World’s #1 City for International Visits Hong Kong to retain its status as the city most visited by international travelers this year in spite of strained relations with Mainland China. In a report published Tuesday, market research firm Euromonitor International said it estimates 25.7 million arrivals in Hong Kong this year, down […]

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

In 1895 the American author and traveller Mark Twain went to Flemington and saw the three-year-old filly Auraria win the Melbourne Cup. The victory itself was unremarkable, but Twain’s impressions of Australia’s great race were the opposite. “Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to […]

Racing Season Begins in the UAE

Racing Season Begins in the UAE

Racing Season Begins in the UAE Quickly away under Paolo Sirigu, sporting the second colours of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Kasb was the overall leader until just after halfway when headed by Riflescope, racing on the other side of the track. Sirigu’s mount found plenty for pressure though, regaining the initiative 200m […]

Travel News: The All New All Nude Paris Restaurant

Travel News: The All New All Nude Paris Restaurant

Before proceeding to your table at a new Paris restaurant, make sure to leave your coat in the wardrobe… as well as all other clothes. Known for their casual attitude towards nakedness, the French now have their first eatery to dine in the raw. On Thursday night, O’Naturel restaurant welcomed its first guests from the […]

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits US President Donald Trump travel to Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor Friday before embarking on a Presidential trip to Asia. In Asia, President Trump will address security and trade concerns in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Between the US, SKorea, and Japan, the NKorean missile threat […]

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad Melania Trump will be protected by a highly trained, all-female unit of officers during her and President Trump’s upcoming visit to Japan. Japan is experimenting with all-female teams to combat various security challenges ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be hosted in Tokyo. The move […]

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival · Meydan Classic Turf Distance increased from 1400m to 1600m · Meydan Group releases the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme of Races The Meydan Group is pleased to announce that three races in the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme have been upgraded, adding thunder to […]

UAE the Leading Gulf Economy

UAE the Leading Gulf Economy

The UAE has implemented the highest number of reforms in the region in the past 15 years, with 33 reforms, followed by Saudi Arabia, with 30, making it the top-ranked economy in the GCC, revealed the World Bank Group’s latest ‘Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs’ report. In the global ranking stakes for the […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup The Melbourne Cup hopefuls have dodged Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup as an opportunity to better their prospects with and only seven horses will head to the gates for the $300,000 Group 3. Of the seven only Qewy and Foundry remain in contention for the following Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup yet both eight-year-olds are considered […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Mexico GP a Must Win for Vettel

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Mexico GP a Must Win for Vettel

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Mexico GP a Must Win for Vettel $RACE Since returning to the F1 line up in Y 2015, the Mexican Grand Prix has established itself as 1 of the highlight races of the season. This weekend is likely to see festivities reach new heights as Lewis Hamilton race to be crowned F1 […]

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning that will reestablish its position as a vibrant link on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay. The hotel’s new management company, Louis T […]

The DreamEast Festival of Creativity

The DreamEast Festival of Creativity

The DreamEast Festival of Creativity, hosted by the DreamEast Group and with the support of the Communication University of China, was formally launched on October 25th and will continue until November 25th. During the festival, DreamEast plans to collect the most creative proposals while seeking to recruit the world’s most creative talents, with the goal […]

The Travel Industry is Booming

The Travel Industry is Booming

The Travel Industry is Booming The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Tuesday it expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year. The prediction is based on a 3.6 percent average compound annual growth rate noted in the release of the […]

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy The strategy is set to be implemented over 4 consecutive phases in the coming 3 years. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and the Data Wealth initiative to boost its digital push. The Dubai IoT strategy seeks […]

F1: Mexico City Circuit Favors Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) This Weekend

F1: Mexico City Circuit Favors Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) This Weekend

F1: Mexico City Circuit Favors Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) This Weekend $RACE This F1 season only has 3 races left to run, and Sebastian Vettel is running out of chances to deny rival Lewis Hamilton a 4th world championship title. Mr. Hamilton will be all out to clinch his 4th world title at the Mexican Grand Prix […]

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari $RACE Hamilton 1st, Vettel 2nd, Kimi to 3rd Ferrari team drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, finished 2nd and 3d at the Circuit of the Americas aka COTA, at the end of an super action packed race where we saw lots of dramatic moments. The last […]

 Li Ka-shing’s HK Skyscraper Sold for Record HK$40.2-B

 Li Ka-shing’s HK Skyscraper Sold for Record HK$40.2-B

 Li Ka-shing’s HK Skyscraper Sold for Record HK$40.2-B The landmark building owned by Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing has been sold to a consortium led by a Chinese energy firm. A landmark building owned by Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing, 89 anni, has sold for a record price a report said last week, […]

F1: US Grand Prix, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Vettel Next to Him

F1: US Grand Prix, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Vettel Next to Him

F1: US Grand Prix, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Vettel Next to Him $RACE Lewis Hamilton put himself in Pole position to win his 4th Formula One world championship after  the qualifying session for the US Grand Prix. The British driver, who takes a 59-point lead into Sunday’s race, will start side by side with […]

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri As Abu Dhabi hotel group Rotana celebrates its 25th Anniversary, Omer Kaddouri explains why the last  have been the toughest yet When UAE hotel group Rotana opened its 1st property in Y 1993, a year after its founding, the Gulf hotel market was unrecognizable from the glittering towers and […]

Singapore Gold Cup November 12

Singapore Gold Cup November 12

The Singapore Gold Cup is the richest race on the Singapore racing calendar with a history dating back to 1924. First run on October 18, 1924 at Farrer Park racecourse, Thelasocrete won and took home only $1,600. Now run over 2,200 metres under handicap conditions, the time-honoured race now carries a total purse of $1.35 […]

Minimizing Flight Fatigue, aka ‘Jet Lag’

Minimizing Flight Fatigue, aka ‘Jet Lag’

Minimizing Flight Fatigue, aka ‘Jet Lag’ Flight fatigue, aka Jet Lag, time zone change syndrome or desynchronosis, occurs when travel across time zones disrupts the internal human body clock, resulting in the following mental, emotional and physical symptoms: 1. Daytime sleepiness and lethargy followed by nighttime insomnia 2. Anxiety, irritability, confusion and poor concentration 3. Constipation […]

F1: The US Grand Prix a Silver Lining for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

F1: The US Grand Prix a Silver Lining for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

F1: The US Grand Prix a Silver Lining for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) $RACE The Circuit of The Americas aka COTA, in Austin, TX has hosted the US Grand Prix since Y 2012, and fast becoming big part of F1’s championship results. The United States has long been a target growth market for F1. Significant progress has […]

British Champions Day

British Champions Day

British Champions Day G1 winners Barney Roy, Ribchester, Thunder Snow and Harry Angel feature among a formidable team of Godolphin runners for Britain’s richest raceday, British Champions Day, at Ascot, UK, on Saturday, October 21. Barney Roy (Richard Hannon/James Doyle) goes after a second G1 success at Ascot this year in the 10-furlong Champion Stakes […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni at Rockefeller Center

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni at Rockefeller Center

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni at Rockefeller Center $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year. To commemorate this iconic event The Scuderia  went on tour, putting some of its most important cars for display in major cities around the world. Earlier this month, Ferrari came to NYC, and set up displays in […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

F1: US Grand Prix, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Set the Pace

F1: US Grand Prix, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Set the Pace

F1: US Grand Prix, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Set the Pace $RACE MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton could wrap up the F1 title this weekend, so here is look at the numbers behind the United States Grand Prix. The F1 title could be won in Austin this weekend and a look back at previous races promises an enthralling […]

China Economy is Set to Explode

China Economy is Set to Explode

China is set to raise the curtain for the national gathering of one of the world’s largest political parties on Wednesday. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will “make new strategic arrangements for the country’s reform and development over the next five years and beyond,” Tuo Zhen, spokesman for the […]

Britain Could Fall to Islamic Extremism

Britain Could Fall to Islamic Extremism

Britain Could Fall to Islamic Extremism It is no surprise with Europe’s open door policy and a Mayor that is a supporter of Islamic Extremism that the UK is now under serous threat from ISIS and other Muslim groups. Britain was flooded with “refugees” as weak politicians and sinister forces like Sadiq Khan cried racism […]

F1: United States Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: United States Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: United States Grand Prix 2017 Preview $RACE F1’s annual event at the Circuit of The Americas is this weekend A win for MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton Sunday at the United States Grand Prix and a poor result for his rival, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel may clinch the title with 3 races left to run. To entice […]

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years

Focus China: What to Expect During the Next 5 Years The eyes of the world turn to China as the Communist Party of China (CPC) hold its 19th National Congress, where the CPC unveil new leadership and set the course for national development for the next 5 years and beyond. Shayne and I believe that […]

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens Located at Jumeira 1, the development will feature retail and entertainment facilities. Dubai developer Meraas has confirmed that its beachfront development La Mer opened its 1st phase to the public on 15 October. Located at the Jumeira 1 – between Pearl Jumeira and Jumeira Bay, the development […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Marchionne Bullish Vettel

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Marchionne Bullish Vettel

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Marchionne Bullish Vettel $RACE Time is running down for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Sebastian Vettel, but CEO Sergio Marchionne says Lewis Hamilton can be caught. Sebastian Vettel is not out of the F1 driver’s chanpionship race despite Ferrari’s mechanical issues, and The Scuderia’s car is on par with MercedesAMG’s, says company CEO […]

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode From less traffic congestion on roads to connected healthcare systems, smart cities are moving to revolutionize the way the region functions The GCC region has been witnessing transformation on an unprecedented scale in the last few years, with economic challenges and technological progress having a combined effect on […]

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

F1: Lewis Hamilton on The Pole for Japanese Grand Prix

F1: Lewis Hamilton on The Pole for Japanese Grand Prix

F1: Lewis Hamilton on The Pole for Japanese Grand Prix $RACE Saturday, F1 leader Lewis Hamilton broke Honda’s Suzuka track record to take The Pole position on Saturday with Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rival Sebastian Vettel lining up alongside on the front row. Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen will start Sunday’s race from 3rd […]

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice $RACE In the day’s 1st practice session, mainly run in the dry, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel edged Mr. Hamilton into 2nd with a lap of 1:29.166, while Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo placed 3rd. MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton topped the time-sheet in the rain during FP2 or the 2017 […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan $RACE MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a th Formula 1 world championship gained momentum with 2nd place in the Malaysian Grand Prix last Sunday, extending his lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to 34 points. But Mr. Vettel’s fight back from 20th on the grid to 4th, on […]

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public

Rome’s Colosseum Opens Its Top Levels to Public Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome. Officials Tuesday showed off the newly restored 4th and 5th levels of the Colosseum, which are opening to the public for guided tours starting on 1 […]

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed

Fast, Easy Zika Test Developed After the horrendous impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, I spoke with my friend Charles Murray, the Chairman/CEO of Penta 5 USA, about keeping the “Bugs at Bay” and “Toxins out of the Way” And learned that there is a new fast, easy and cheap “dipstick” test for the Zika and […]

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction 4 number plates were responsible for a significant percentage of the auction earnings Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has raised Dhs24.8m ($6.75-M) in its latest licence plate auction. The 96th Edition of the auction, held last Saturday, saw 80 distinct plates go under the hammer. Of […]

F1: Malaysian Grand Prix Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel at the Back

F1: Malaysian Grand Prix Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel at the Back

F1: Malaysian Grand Prix Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel at the Back $RACE Saturday, MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton clinched Pole position at Sepang, while, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel suffered engine issues, putting him at the back of the grid for Sunday’s race. There a bit of drama at the start of Q1 as Mr. Vettel was unable to set […]

F1: Sepang FP1-2, Vettel, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Looking Good

F1: Sepang FP1-2, Vettel, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Looking Good

F1: Sepang FP1-2, Vettel, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Looking Good $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team driver, Sebastian Vettel, drove his Ferrari F1 racer to and impressive showing in Friday’s FP1 practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix, having finished as the fastest driver in the 2nd session. Quaint: Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo was surprised. Mr. Vettel posted a new […]

F1: Ferrari Preview Malaysian Grand Prix 2017

F1: Ferrari Preview Malaysian Grand Prix 2017

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Preview Malaysian Grand Prix 2017 $RACE Expect Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to preform, as Sebastian Vettel shrugs off Lewis Hamilton remarks Ferrari has played down the crash out at Sing. 2 weeks ago, and has Mr. Vettel shrugging off Mr. Hamilton’s criticism of his driving. Mr. Vettel crashed out at the 1st lap at […]

Bali in Serious Danger

Bali in Serious Danger

Bali in Serious Danger Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country, in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel. Officials have warned that Mount Agung could erupt at any time, prompting several countries, including Australia and Singapore, to issue travel advisories […]

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York $RACE, $BID In a landmark moment for the partnership, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is delighted to announce the addition of a 2001 Ferrari F2001 curated by RM Sotheby’s in the Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 November in New York. Unveiled during Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales […]

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News By David Morgan at HKJC Group 1 stars Beauty Only, Mr Stunning, Peniaphobia and Contentment will step out for the first time this term at Sunday’s (1 October) National Day race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse. Hong Kong’s 2017/18 Group race programme kicks off with twin features, the G3 National Day […]

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE Singapore Turf Club (STC) will be hosting the annual Sakura Day @ The Racecourse in conjunction with the running of the $700,000 Group 1 Panasonic Kranji Mile on Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Panasonic Kranji Mile is the first Leg of the Singapore Triple Crown Series, […]

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice Arrive by seaplane, check-in at the underwater lobby and take a Venetian Gondola to your cabin before heading to a floating beach for a swim. Stunning images reveal plans to create a replica of Venice in the United Arab Emirates The Floating Venice will be […]

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster Ignore calls from the Indonesian Government pronouncing Bali as safe for tourists, it simply is not. The eruption alert was actually raised to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity. For context, from midnight to noon on Friday, a total of […]

China to Continue Tourism Push

China to Continue Tourism Push

China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO).  It […]

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival Two major department stores said Sunday they will offer up to 80 percent discounts on some items during the incoming nationwide shopping festival as South Korea is seeking to boost consumption. Lotte Department Store, the country’s leading retailer, said some 750 brands will participate in the special bargain sales event […]

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey $RACE Toni Vilander backs up fast practice timing marks from Friday Risi Competizione team driver Toni Vilander drove Risi’s #62 Ferrari 488 GTE to the Pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class qualifying for Sunday’s AMERICA’S TIRE 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The headline […]

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations  Chinese tourists becoming the Key driver of global tourism China’s travel industry is projected to grow at an average rate of 8% Y-Y annually from Y 2017 to Y 2027, outpacing other major economies like India and the US, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. The upcoming 1 […]

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project The project in France will offer 12 Superyacht berths for the world’s largest vessels Dubai port operator DP World’s subsidiary P&O Marinas and international marina operator and developer IGY Marinas have announced a new Superyacht marina project in the South of France. The project […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean With lush forests, unique wildlife, and the possibility of pirate treasure, there’s much more to the 115-island Seychelles Archipelago. The Seychelles: that means endless days lying on the beach, listening to the sound of the sea and feasting on sumptuous seafood, right? Well, yes and no. Of course, its […]

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany The bier is flowing at Munich’s fabled Oktoberfest. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap into the 1st keg Saturday with 2 blows of his hammer and the cry of “O’zapft is” — “It’s tapped.” About 6-M visitors are expected to travel to Munich for the 184th Oktoberfest, which […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP $RACE Sebastian Vettel took his 3rd pole position of the 2017 F1 season by outpacing the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over 3/10’s sec Saturday night at Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit. On the final qualifying lap, Mr. Vettel touched the wall […]

Dubai’s Travel Sector is Still Growing

Dubai’s Travel Sector is Still Growing

Spending within the UAE’s travel and tourism sector is expected to rise steadily over the next five years and reach over US$56 billion in 2022 as new mega-projects come to market, a recent analysis conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry shows. The analysis, based on new data from Business Monitor International, BMI, […]

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Sunday President Donald Trump approved federal disaster assistance that would be made available to individuals and governments in Florida for areas affected by Hurricane Irma beginning 4 September and continuing. A press release from FEMA outlined the assistance available to “supplement […]

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France Ribchester consolidated his position as Europe’s top miler by gaining a fourth G1 victory in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 10. The four-year-old Iffraaj colt, unlucky in the G1 Sussex Stakes on his previous start, made no mistake this time. […]

Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai’s legacy development District 2020 will be unveiled to the public tomorrow, Monday, at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai. The world-class district will be an integral part of the legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai from Q4 2021, and support the acceleration of the emirate’s development. It will be a long-term economic contributor for […]

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano $RACE, $BID The $10-M LaFerrari Aperta in Rosso Fuoco w/Bianco Italia double racing stripe livery pictured above hammered for $10-M. Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s Maranello (Fiorano) auction someone bought the sold out Ferrari-one-cannot-buy. The last built for Charity s/n 210 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for […]

Hurricane Irma will Leave Millions Without Power

Hurricane Irma will Leave Millions Without Power

– FPL expects millions of customers could lose power, with some areas experiencing prolonged outages – FPL has assembled the largest pre-storm restoration workforce in U.S. history, with more than 16,000 ready to respond, including FPL employees and workers from other utilities and electrical contracting companies – FPL is anticipating a significant and challenging restoration […]

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation Saturday morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott Saturday had a warning for his state’s residents sitting in the path of Hurricane Irma: “Once the storm starts, law enforcement cannot save you.” “If you’ve been ordered to evacuate, you need to leave now,” the governor said Saturday, just […]

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission $RLC, $NCLH, $JBLU Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RLC), and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) are sending some of their empty ships to the Caribbean to help evacuate stranded tourists and bring much-needed supplies to islands severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. Norwegian expects to […]

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness Governor Rick Scott traveled the state Thursday and Friday ahead of Hurricane Irma Gov. Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center and a briefing on Lake Okeechobee impacts by the South Florida Water Management District. The Governor is continuing […]

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival

The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival, DICTF, the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is raising the stakes this year by featuring the new and exciting Dubai International Coffee Championships with winners getting a chance to take home part of the prize pool of USD$25,000, the largest in the history of […]

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