ONE HUMAN BEING ABOVE all deserves the best: Mother. A mother’s season of celebration should be 365-24/7. No token can compete with the love, support and affection of women who cherish and bear the torch of motherhood, but we come pretty darn close with our spoils. Make Mom sparkle, shimmer and glow with a gift from our medley of luxury staples this Mother’s Day.
Dazzle your mother on a day designed uniquely for her. The Audemars Piguet Millenary Hand-Wound is the ultimate Mother’s Day spoil. Its 18-carat pink gold casing paired with a shimmering alligator band exudes exquisite craftsmanship. The 116 brilliant-cut diamonds will surely provide the sparkle so befitting a matriarch. $28,400.
Dynamite comes in small packages. Mercedes Brunelli takes embellishment to a new level. Champagne Bubble is the title of this clutch gem, so let the festivities begin. Happy Mother’s Day. $595.
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The perfect summer tote has arrived. Seamless integration of genuine python and a jute rope base make The Ellis bag a must-have for the next island excursion or just bopping around Manhattan. Luxury, versatility and function make this tote unique and a mainstay for the global woman. $1,825.
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Give Mom a burst of peony. A refined blend of black pepper and notes of raspberry makes this scent perfect for any occasion. Mother will adore this signature waft. Peonia Nobile Eau de Parfum, 50ml /1.7 oz., $138.
Warmed or chilled? Mom deserves a choice: Either way, this brilliant brand is 100 percent organic fortified wine. Hints of cinnamon, brandy and invigorating mixed spices make for a delicious indulgence. From $20.
A mother’s glow is unrivaled. But the sun can be unbearable. Help your No. 1 avoid the glare with a pair of Perverse Toni Bologni aviators. Lightly tinted to perfection, the classic design and silhouette exude quiet style. No need to prove you are a star when you illuminate from within. From $60.
A ring should be regal. Need we say more? Treat your favorite person in the world like an empress. Birds of paradise floral design elements and unique custom craftsmanship make the Empress collection by designer Melánie D a showstopper. One look at the brilliant mixing of 18k green gold and tourmaline will make Mom the talk of the town. Available on request, starting at $35,000.
Trans-Atlantic commutes can be grueling; why not make the journey effortless and chic? Couture Cashmere is our culprit in designing the perfect tissue-soft, fur-trimmed shawl that mom will adore. The neutral leopard print lends functionality from day to evening attire. You may want to buy two, as this garment is a signature spoil — there is safety in numbers. From $495.
People need a “chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air.” This is a sentiment we all likely share, as does the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The EC included that phrase when it released its plan to help reopen Europe following the COVID-19 global pandemic. While most EU borders remain closed to international travel until at least mid-June, the EC’s plan starts with inter-Europe travel, and are non-binding recommendations and guidelines. European countries still have the final decision, so travelers are advised to check the restrictions of the countries they plan to visit. According to the EC, “blanket restrictions of free movement are replaced by targeted measures.”
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
The cruise industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
One of Barcelona’s newest luxury hotels is located at the corner of modernity and tradition. As the name indicates, The Corner Hotel is situated on a flat corner in Barcelona’s L’Eixample neighborhood, a vast area of the city full of Modernist buildings and grid-like avenues.
MMGY Global Launches Travel Safety Barometer to Track U.S. Travelers’ Perception During Reopening Phase of Pandemic
MMGY Global launched its new Travel Safety Barometer, a sentiment tracking tool created for the travel and tourism industry to track American travelers’ perceptions of safety when it comes to specific travel behaviors as the country begins to reopen following the COVID-19 pandemic. Designed by MMGY’s Travel Intelligence research and insights division, the barometer is an information resource for business and leisure travelers and the travel industry.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
United Airlines opened a Club lounge inside Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in November 2019. The lounge, near gate C7 in the airport’s new terminal, seats 95 guests and offers free WiFi, and ample power outlets and USB ports. COVID-19 may temporarily affect the lounge’s operating hours and procedures.