Your browser (Internet Explorer 7 or lower) is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how to update your browser.

X
International eXcellence Luxury Magazine

International eXcellence Yachting

"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde

"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.

"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln

"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs

Luxury Travel

Business eXcellence

Luxury Supercars

Luxury Videos

Cultural eXcellence

Luxury Tech

Luxury Events

Luxury Yachts

Racing eXcellence

Mobile eXcellence

Luxury Hotels

Luxury Brands

Luxury Life

Luxury eXcellence

Suzanne Dean Fantasy Portrait - Yves de Contades

Suzanne Dean, CD, Random House:
Rodchenko wrote: "One has to take several different shots of a subject, from different points of view and in different situations, as if one examined it in the round rather than looked through the same key-hole again and again."
 

Mercedes-Benz a driving force in the classic car market

New market index reveals Mercedes are classic performers Classic Mercedes-Benz models perform as strongly in the market as they do on the road, according to an international research organisation that has just released the first ever index to comprehensively measure the brand’s value progression.

Jon Norton Fantasy Portrait - Yves de Contades

Jon Norton, Senior Designer, Southbank Centre:
It's funny being in front of the camera.  Uncomfortable really. I'm usually happiest solving problems and directing others to do the same. Anticipating the potential suffering, I simply decided to sit somewhere I'd feel at ease.

Geoff Nichols Fantasy Portrait - Yves de Contades

Geoff Nicol, MD, Navy Blue Design Group:
I'm fascinated by boxing - to me it’s about confronting fear, controlling adrenalin, discipline of mind and body and total commitment. Although until now I've never had to think about it too much. I just knew I wanted to have a go.

The Internet of Things: How will it be used?

The Internet of Things is quickly becoming a reality as manufacturers are increasingly linking “things”, such as smartphones, appliances, cars and machines, to the Internet and to each other.

Can technology save business?

BBC journalist Maggie Philbin says crisis-driven thinking is breeding a generation of lost business opportunities (but technology could help to turn that around. The recession has made many British businesses depressed and inward-looking, and a leading journalist says short-term thinking is not only stifling recovery, but threatening to blight the prospects of the coming generation.

Mr Lahcen Haddad-Moroccan Tourist Minister

Yves de Contades interviewed Mr Lahcen Haddad, the Moroccan Tourist Minister and he has many fascinating things to say about the new developments and changes in that stunning country. Morocco has a superb balance of the old and the new. They are embracing new technological advances whislt retaining their best traditions. The aim is to create a country that remains unspoilt and build a lasting tourist industry with a focus on luxury and sutainability.

Pages