Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.
Name: Laurent Magnin Title: Chief executive officer Company, city: XL Airways; Paris, France Number of employees: 800 Recent project: Expanding service to the United States is our goal; in the last three years, we’ve launched service to San Francisco and Miami. We are also focused on opening service to additional cities in France. First job: I left school at 15; my father was in the airline business, and he put me to work. I started with Corsair and was there for 25 years. Little-known fact about you: I am crazy about trains. I also own 10,000 records; I love rock music.