Formula 1 is one of the world’s most prestigious sporting spectaculars – with fast cars, fancy parties and famous drivers from all over the world converging on chic hotspots from Montreal to Shanghai. Whether travelers want to rub elbows with the glitterati or be thrilled by the revving engines, Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel hotels globally are the perfect pit stops. From the boisterous Grand Prix du Canada in Montreal to the circuit’s only night race in Singapore, hotels in the FRHI portfolio put guests in the heart of the action.READ MORE
When it comes to fitness, it’s easy to fall victim to “get fit quick” gimmicks and schemes.
Below, Team Challenge National Coach Dave McGovern debunks five myths that can take your fitness off course.
Fitness doesn’t come in a bottle.READ MORE
Americans spend nearly $25 billion per year on nutritional supplements. Although there is some evidence that certain supplements may marginally help, nothing does the job like the combination of exercise and healthful dietary choices.
The 2014 New York International Auto Show opens its doors Friday April 18 and runs through April 27 at the Jacob Javitz Center. Always full of surprises, this year is no exception, as the show offers a mix of new introductions, the latest for 2014/ ’15 and the always popular concept cars. Some of the standouts are the new Murano from Nissan, Kia’s K900, Cadillac‘s concept car Elmiraj, BMW’s X4, the Bentley Flying Spur, and the Rolls Royce Ghost II.READ MORE
Both you and the wifey have maintained that mad swag possessed from the very first day you met. In fact living large and remaining fit, the two of you have managed to shine even brighter with time. And with kids now in tow, she’s definitely not having it: You driving a hot whip while she sports some sluggish mini van, mediocre crossover or other “family” sedan. That’s because she shares a passion similar to yours in terms of the desire to look good and feel great in a whip that still sends chills up and down your spines. At the same time, the goal remains to keep the family intact. Enter Infiniti QX60 and QX70.READ MORE
Last week after hosting a dinner for Latin hip hop duo Los Rakas, Hennessy V.S kept the celebrations going by taking the party West. This past weekend the brand hosted an intimate brunch at the Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs during Coachella to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nas’ classic “Illmatic” album. The lyrical master was joined by Jay Z and Diddy as he performed tracks from the album to a packed crowd that spanned generations.
Nas is the current face of the Hennessy V.S “Wild Rabbit” campaign. The Wild Rabbit represents the inner drive that urges us to continually push the limits of our own potential. For Nas, this relentless determination has led him to countless achievements in music, business and beyond.READ MORE
2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Announce Nominees
in Celebrities, Event, Fame, Home, Music, Stars, Television
dick clark productions and Billboard just announced the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, honoring the year’s most successful artists in 40 categories. Top Finalists Include Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Katy Perry, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé and Robin Thicke. The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET, with performances from music’s biggest stars.READ MORE
Antonio Banderas and Victor Ortiz Join THE EXPENDA ...
in Celebrities, Fame, Films, Home
Antonio Banderas and Victor Ortiz join Sylvester Stallone in THE EXPENDABLES 3 arriving in theaters August 15th. Also starring in the film are Jason Statham, Kellan Lutz, Wesley Snipes, Harrison Ford, Kelsey Grammer, Jet Li, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ronda Rousey, among others
In the film Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team come face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables — but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables’ most personal battle yet.READ MORE
For the second straight year, Cinco de Mayo falls on an awful day for celebrating (this year, it’s a Monday…).To save everyone’s party from having a “case of the Mondays,” Dos Equis and The Most Interesting Man have declared Friday, Dos de Mayo (May 2), the official kick off to a weekend full of celebrating Cinco properly.
The Most Interesting Man will be kicking off the news with a new national TV commercial airing Friday— but, of course, at HOMBRE you see it before everyone else! Check it out here: YOUTUBE: Most Interesting Man on Cinco de Mayo.READ MORE
MARTINI, maker of the leading vermouth and a best-selling Italian sparkling wine, is returning to competitive powerboat racing after nearly 20 years, creating the Official VECTOR MARTINI RACING team. The MARTINI racing stripes will once again be featured on the new Vector V40R powerboat in the highly prestigious – and considered to be the world’s toughest offshore endurance race - London to Monte-Carlo Venture Cup commencing on June 7th.
At select races, guests of MARTINI will enjoy the action from a fully configured V40R offshore racing powerboat as part of their MARTINI RACING weekend experience. The iconic MARTINI brand also recently announced its return to Formula 1 as title sponsor of the WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING Formula 1™ team.READ MORE
Escape The Ordinary in St. Tropez: LA RESERVE RAM ...
in Escape, Europe, Home, Hotels, Pleasure, Restaurants
La Réserve Ramatuelle, a secluded hideaway on the French Riviera near St. Tropez, opens for the season onApril 11, when it will also show off its new restaurant, La Voile. Situated on a bluff overlooking the Mediterranean, Ramatuelle has 24 rooms and 12 villas. It is known for its creative combination of the two sides of well-being: fitness, through its boot camp, and relaxation, through its regenerative spa treatments. It also has the only Crème de la Mer spa in France.READ MORE
Tips for Starting Your Own Home-Based Business
in Advice, Advice, Business, Career, Finance, Home, Money, Power, Self Help
Dreaming of launching a business from your home? You’ll join an ever-growing number of entrepreneurs, according to a broad new report based on 6,000 surveys. Sixty-nine percent of all U.S. businesses start in the home and half of them are still home-based long after they launch, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report.
“The median start-up cost was $15,000 but remember, that’s the median – it means plenty of people spend much less than that,” says Renae Christine, a serial entrepreneur who has created dozens of successful home-based businesses for herself and others. She shares practical how-to advice in her new book, “Home Business Startup Bible,” (www.richmombusiness.com).READ MORE
With the start of spring comes a new opportunity to reignite your diet and explore new seasonal flavors, and what can be better than Paella? The dish that originated in Spain in the 19th century has evolved into a recipe that embodies traditional Spanish flavors and represents Spanish culture.
Here’s a simple and savory recipe created exclusively for IMUSA by celeb chef George Duran. The paella pan is an essential tool for making this staple dish of Spanish cuisine, and the IMUSA Aluminum Paella Pan is making it easier than ever to cook up large batches of this authentic dish at home.READ MORE