Vertu Select

Eastern Europe’s Gastronomic Renaissance

An article for Vertu Select, April 2013
"Eastern Europe may have established a reputation for hearty, rather than haute, cuisine, but now things are changing. There's a culinary revolution afoot in this corner of the continent..."

China: World Leaders in Business Travel

An article for Vertu Select, April 2013
"The United States has been sitting atop the business travel market leader board for some time - but a new contender may be about to take its throne. No prizes for guessing who..."

Louis Vuitton Finally Arrives in Poland

An article for Vertu Select, April 2013
“The world’s most valuable brand - Louis Vuitton - is to open its doors to Poland's chic elite, with its inaugural store soon opening in Warsaw. The question is: why did it take so long?…”

Jordan’s Luxury Oases in the Desert

An article for Vertu Select, January 2013
"It was 200 years ago that explorer Johann Burckhardt discovered Petra. While trekking the desert between Syria and Egypt, he heard tales of an ancient city carved from sandstone..."

Russia’s Growing Luxury Car Market

An article for Vertu Select, January 2013
“Europe may be in the midst of its worse economic downturn in a century, but in Moscow you would be hard-pressed to notice. There have never been more luxe cars on Russian roads…”

Prague Airport Renamed After Vaclav Havel

An article for Vertu Select, December 2012
"Ever since the much-loved former Czech dissident, poet and politician Václav Havel died in December last year, the country has been looking for a suitable way to commemorate him..."

Sapsan: Russia’s Speedy Success

An article for Vertu Select, November 2012
“It one took eight hours for trains to cover the 650 kilometers from Moscow to St. Petersburg. In 2009, Vladimir Putin halved the time with the launch of a luxury high-speed train, Sapsan…”