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Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021: Qatar Airways named world's best airline as Singapore Airlines, ANA also win big


Known as the Oscars of the aviation industry, Tuesday's ceremony saw the Qatari flag carrier secure top spot for a record sixth time

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INTERVIEW: 007 stunt driver on Bond's most thrilling car chase yet - featuring the new Land Rover Defender


Touring car star Jessica Hawkins says the team behind No Time To Die has "pushed the boundaries as to what’s possible"

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Rolls-Royce announces first-ever fully electric car


Iconic car manufacturer to bring new model, dubbed Spectre, to market in Q4 2023

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Bond abroad: five breathtaking filming locations made famous by No Time To Die


If you have a hankering to travel like 007, you’re in luck - these stunning destinations are currently open to visitors

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Ahead of the fleet: the Ferretti Group Private Preview 2021


Ahead of the premiere of its newest fleet at the Cannes Yachting Festival, the group pulls out all the stops at a gargantuan private preview in Monte-Carlo – and Tempus was there

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Rosie Lillis Communications enlists stars of British jewellery making for Afghanistan women’s charity auction


Following the collapse of the Afghan government, the UK PR firm has organised a fundraiser for the Women for Afghan Women charity

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Queen Marie-Antoinette’s diamonds to go up for sale


A pair of the infamous monarch's jewel-encrusted necklaces are expected to fetch as much as $4m when they go up for auction in Geneva on 9 November

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The World's Best Vineyards 2021 revealed


In a hybrid event at Schloss Johannisberg, Rheingau, Germany on 20 September, Zuccardi Valle de Uco in Argentina retained its title for the second year

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The best hotel breakfasts in Europe


Who wants to start their day with dud? Here are some of the best places to indulge in some early morning treats on the continent

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Hôtel Madame Rêve to launch in Paris in October


The stunning new five-star hotel is situated in the gorgeous 19th century Louvre post office building

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Jumeirah Group announces stunning new Maldives hotel


The resort will welcome guests from October onwards to exceptionally designed over-water villas

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Tempus meets Andrew Ramroop, the owner of legendary Savile Row tailor Maurice Sedwell

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Jamaica, 1962, and CIA agent Felix Leiter points his Walther PPK at James Bond’s ribs. “Interesting,” he remarks. “Where were you measured for this, bud?” The reply: “My tailor. Savile Row.”... Read More

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Stella Gittins, Group Director of Accouter Group of Companies, tells us how to curate the perfect hybrid office space post-Covid-19 Pre-pandemic, the office was defined by rigid layouts, which companies thought were necessary... Read More

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New American Express Centurion Lounge opens at Heathrow Terminal 3

By Tempus | 12 Oct 2021

American Express will today unveil its first Centurion Lounge in Europe at Heathrow Terminal 3, just in time for the reintroduction of travel into our lives following the pandemic. The lounge is the latest... Read More

REVIEW: Celebrating Sundays at The Milestone Hotel

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From the minute you enter The Londoner, Leicester Square’s new super-boutique hotel, you can feel its pulse – “like a heartbeat” remarks a member of staff - and find yourself... Read More

Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021: Qatar Airways named world's best airline as Singapore Airlines, ANA also win big

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Qatar Airways has been crowned Airline of the Year by the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax, in a ceremony that saw the airline rack up six major awards. The... Read More

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Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens: the perfect autumnal weekend escape

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‘Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence’ - John Milton  When one goes in search of a sun-kissed late summer adventure, few places fit the bill better than than the Europe's... Read More

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Casting Bond: an interview with No Time to Die casting director Debbie McWilliams

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"When the end credits roll and it says, 'James Bond will return’, it’s always by public demand,” says Debbie McWilliams, who has served as casting director of the 007 franchise... Read More

Facing the odds: the history of Bond and Omega

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TAG Heuer unveils Ryan Gosling as their new global brand ambassador

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How co-working spaces are stepping up their game to provide luxury office facilities for future unicorns

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