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The High Life

Money doesn’t buy style, but some investments are worth a splurge. Wings presents a curated list of gadgets, luxury fashion and lifestyle items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for discerning travellers. Words Owen Bailey Seclusion And Serenity Charter a luxury yacht To some, solitude is the ultimate luxury, and we’re struggling to imagine anywhere more private or luxurious than a voyage aboard the Lady Britt, a recently launched 63m super yacht available to charter through the ...

Staying In Style

Africa is rapidly emerging as the next frontier in high-end hospitality. Here, industry insiders reveal to Wings what’s powering the success, and describe a new era for African tourism Words Belinda Otas "Hotels are a good barometer of a region’s rate of economic development or decline,” says Arthur Gillis, CEO of Protea Hotel Group, a wholly owned South African company, with approximately 130 properties across the continent. “Hotels start going up where there’s travel to ...

Africa Luxe

Burgeoning African economies are seeing a rise in aspirational consumers with spending power, causing international luxury brands to pay attention. But what impact will this new influx of high-end labels have on the homegrown luxury market? Words Belinda Otas Africa has traditionally been a source of raw material. Diamonds have been taken out of Africa, sent to London, and brought back as a luxury item, the most desirable of brands,” says Thebe Ikalafeng, regarded as one of Africa’s ...
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