South America

Old world

A new vintage

Bessie Recep Antiques are finding a home among modern pieces as a fresh breed of buyers seek the best of both worlds.

Jet-set style

Taste of the high life

hotel

High-end fashion hotels are mushrooming as growing numbers of luxury travellers seek a taste of the glamour and indulgence that only stardom used to bring.

Powerboats

Pure pleasure seekers

Sunseeker Predator 64.

David Lockwood Sleek lines, plenty of grunt ... what's not to like about a five-star cruiser?

Tour drop

Economic downturn puts freeze on Antarctic tourism

Emperor penguins near the Dumont d Urville base, Antarctica.

The economic downturn has frozen enthusiasm to travel to the Antarctic, with tourism operators reporting a sharp downturn in bookings.