Oris Aquis Date Relief

Oris Aquis Date Relief

For many years, Oris has been campaigning to protect and conserve the world’s oceans as part of a mission to bring change for the better. But we continue to see signs that there is so much work still to do. Together with our customers and retail and media partners, we want to bring meaningful change to the state of the world’s water. In that vein, we are proud to introduce the Oris Aquis Date Relief into our collection of high performance Aquis diver’s watches, and a new partnership with the…

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Srilankan Airlines moves to new office

Srilankan Airlines moves to new office

The Board and Management of SriLankan Airlines have taken a decision to relocate all its corporate offices in the World Trade Centre to its main operational hub in Katunayake. The Management of SriLankan Airlines would like to emphasise that it is business as usual for all our valued customers as none of the key sales and customer centric frontline operations will be relocated contrary to recent media reports. Accordingly, Sri Lanka Sales, FlySmiLes, the Global Contact Center and the Cargo Sales Offices will continue to operate from their current locations…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraphe Chronometre Titanium

Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraphe Chronometre Titanium

An iconic Parmigiani Fleurier timepiece since its creation in 2001, the Kalpa is once again set to take centre stage in 2019 with the launch of a new and daring men’s model in titanium. The Kalpagraphe Chronomètre Titanium features an integrated chronograph which fits seamlessly within the contours of its case. It offers this promise of harmony – of substance and form; of the case and its movement – as on all the new Kalpa timepieces. What it also offers is this touch of ultra-modern sportiness seen on these truly…

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Eberhard & Co. inaugurates Its very own Museum in the historic La Chaux-De-Fonds building where It all began

Eberhard & Co. inaugurates Its very own Museum in the historic La Chaux-De-Fonds building where It all began

Built by founder of the company Georges-Lucien Eberhard in the early 20th century, the famous Maison de l’Aigle (the House of the Eagle) houses the collection representing the cultural heritage of the brand. The memorable inauguration ceremony has seen the Eagle symbolically returned to the top of the cupola. Eberhard & Co.’s history has very few parallels in the world of Swiss horlogerie: after more than 130 years of uninterrupted business, the brand continues to make an impact with its unique creations and extraordinary style, resulting from its boundless passion…

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Limited anniversary edition now available in new colors

Limited anniversary edition now available in new colors

Chronoswiss is celebrating its 35-year history with the limited Flying Regulator Open Gear Anniversary Edition – hence the colored 35 on the minute scale – and simultaneously is honoring its bestselling model. The anniversary watch’s unusual design is a play on the Regulator theme, placing it front and center with the “Open Gear” design. The dial simultaneously serves as its module board, onto which the train wheel bridges of the skeletonized gears are mounted. The train wheel bridges have also been elaborately skeletonized and boast carefully angled and polished edges.…

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Corum Golden Bridge Titane DLC – black beauty for the man of style

Corum Golden Bridge Titane DLC – black beauty for the man of style

Corum brings back the Golden Bridge in no less than six new modern, exclusive editions, decorated entirely in black. The first two are unveiled today, revealing a powerful and modern new look for this icon which was first presented forty short years ago. Fashions change, yet the Golden Bridge remains. A unique piece that has gone against the trends since its creation in 1980, today it has been reinvented in six architectural versions with an original aesthetic design. They will be gradually revealed over the next few months, but the…

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SriLankan Airlines named world’s most punctual

SriLankan Airlines named world’s most punctual

SriLankan Airlines achieved the remarkable feat of being named the World’s Most Punctual Airline yet again, with 90.75% of its flights in May 2019 being ‘on-time’ throughout its route network. This is the second time in less than 12 months that SriLankan has achieved this milestone, having also achieved the world’s number one ranking in September 2018 with a punctuality rating of 91.37%. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan, said: “Heartiest congratulations to our companywide team, guided by our Punctuality Improvement Committee, that toils day in and day…

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Eberhard & Co. Alfa Romeo Limited Edition

Eberhard & Co. Alfa Romeo Limited Edition

Eberhard & Co, fine Swiss watchmakers with the classic touch, have been known for tellling the time in distinctive fashion across all all walks of life, The Swiss maison has now pulled out the stops in an extravagant tribute to Italian automotive giants, Alfa Romeo. With the new ‘Quadrifoglio Verde’ chronograph, Eberhard & Co. salutes the high-powered premium auto brand, an icon of performance and style. This watch embodies the all the technical prowess and style which, for generations, have characterized the products from these two centres of innovation and…

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Celebrating the Art of Less 2019 Limited Edition of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton

Celebrating the Art of Less 2019 Limited Edition of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton

Chronoswiss concentrates on the essentials for the new Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton: With its barely existent dial and a skeletonized movement, the stunning timepiece is freed from all superfluous material. The result is a multidimensional Regulator watch with an elaborately constructed dial and deep insights. The skeletonization exudes a particularly contemporary aura due to the masculine size of 44 mm and the innovative clear lines of the piece. In addition to the “no frills” language of design, the dynamic coloring supports this effect. The funnel-shaped hour scale in bright colors…

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Heritage Corum Lab 01 Collection

Heritage Corum Lab 01 Collection

One may not associate the concepts of ‘heritage’ and ‘lab’ with each other. However, it is this juxtaposition that inspires Corum to embody a disruptive and contemporary approach towards watchmaking. First created in late 2018, the Corum Lab collection focuses on establishing a dialogue between the past and the future, and two limited-edition creations were debuted then. This year, Corum unveils another two new additions to the Heritage Corum Lab 01 family, each limited to 99 pieces. The latest Lab 01 models retain their distinctive barrel-shaped cases like their predecessors,…

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Steady growth at Automechanika Dubai 2019 underlines successful conclusion of MEA’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair

Steady growth at Automechanika Dubai 2019 underlines successful conclusion of MEA’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair

Three day event features 1,880 exhibitors from 63 countries, 32,414 visitors from 146 countries Dubai, UAE:  The steady growth in both exhibitor and visitor numbers at Automechanika Dubai 2019 has underlined a successful conclusion to the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) largest automotive aftermarket trade fair. The 17th edition of the annual showcase, which took place from 10-12 June at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, registered a four percent year-on-year increase in exhibitors in 2019, with 1,880 exhibitors from 63 countries on-board. Pre-audited visitor and trade buyer numbers…

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Tonda 1950 Skeleton

Tonda 1950 Skeleton

The magic and complexity of skeletonising an ultra-thin model Parmigiani Fleurier is paying tribute to its iconic ultra-thin model – the Tonda 1950 – honouring it with a fully skeletonised dial to showcase the minute details of its mechanism. Successfully skeletonising an ultra-thin movement, whose slim structure renders it fragile, requires master craftsmanship and the ability to translate the skill inherent in the calibre’s design. This process reveals all the refinement of the movement, from the complexity of its drivetrain to the beauty of each decoration. It is these details…

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SriLankan Airlines named world’s most punctual

SriLankan Airlines named world’s most punctual

SriLankan Airlines achieved the remarkable feat of being named the World’s Most Punctual Airline yet again, with 90.75% of its flights in May 2019 being ‘on-time’ throughout its route network. This is the second time in less than 12 months that SriLankan has achieved this milestone, having also achieved the world’s number one ranking in September 2018 with a punctuality rating of 91.37%. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan, said: “Heartiest congratulations to our companywide team, guided by our Punctuality Improvement Committee, that toils day in and day…

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Oris and The Oceans Project

Oris and The Oceans Project

Oris’s mission to bring change for the better has many expressions, one of which is to clean, protect and restore the world’s oceans by supporting pioneering non-profit organisations Oris is on a mission to bring change for the better, particularly to the world’s oceans. The independent Swiss watch company has been supporting and championing ocean conservation programmes for years, most recently through The Oceans Project, which raises awareness and funds for pioneering agencies with game-changing visions. The latest expression of Oris’s mission is the Blue Whale Limited Edition, the third…

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Happy Father’s Day with Tonda 1950 Skeleton

Happy Father’s Day with Tonda 1950 Skeleton

Parmigiani Fleurier is paying tribute to its iconic ultra-thin model – the Tonda 1950 – honouring it with a fully skeletonised dial to showcase the minute details of its mechanism. Successfully skeletonising an ultra-thin movement, whose slim structure renders it fragile, requires master craftsmanship and the ability to translate the skill inherent in the calibre’s design. This process reveals all the refinement of the movement, from the complexity of its drivetrain to the beauty of each decoration. It is these details that make the Tonda 1950 Skeleton so prestigious. SKELETONISING…

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Eberhard & Co. Alfa Romeo Limited Edition

Eberhard & Co. Alfa Romeo Limited Edition

Eberhard & Co, fine Swiss watchmakers with the classic touch, have been known for tellling the time in distinctive fashion across all all walks of life, The Swiss maison has now pulled out the stops in an extravagant tribute to Italian automotive giants, Alfa Romeo. With the new ‘Quadrifoglio Verde’ chronograph, Eberhard & Co. salutes the high-powered premium auto brand, an icon of performance and style. This watch embodies the all the technical prowess and style which, for generations, have characterized the products from these two centres of innovation and…

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Corum Golden Bridges

Corum Golden Bridges

Corum is releasing two unique versions of its Golden Bridge. Made exclusively of diamonds, the snow setting involves arranging a random number of diamonds of all sizes in such a way that together, they cover up the entirety of the metal. It is a high-level jewellery practice for two reasons. Firstly, the meticulous choice of the placement of each diamond. Though each one is different, they must still be as close to one another as possible, interlocking to the micron so the edges are almost touching. There is thus no…

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HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tours 17th Automechanika in Dubai

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tours 17th Automechanika in Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Automechanika Dubai 2019, the 17th edition of the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) largest automotive aftermarket trade fair, was opened today (10th June) by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. With 1,880 exhibitors from 63 countries spanning 63,300sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual three-day event features 23 country pavilions and 34 international trade associations, while more than half of the 32,000-plus trade visitors are expected to come from outside of the UAE. The biggest names in the global automotive…

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SriLankan Airlines, the official airline partner of Melbourne’s Great Ocean Road Running Festival 2019

SriLankan Airlines, the official airline partner of Melbourne’s Great Ocean Road Running Festival 2019

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance continuing to establish its brand presence in Australia, became the official airline partner of the Great Ocean Road Running Festival, recently. The Airline was also the title sponsor of the much sought after 6 km race of the Festival. Known as Australia’s most iconic running festival, GORRF attracted 8200 runners this year, by far the highest participation in the event’s history. The Airline’s title event, 6 km race attracted almost 1000 athletes. Tom Sellwood who…

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Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

The restoration and preservation of watchmaking heritage represent the very foundation and origins of Parmigiani Fleurier. Its expertise dates back to 1976, when master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani opened a restoration workshop. In 1996, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was created around this centre of excellence. Restoration requires the highest level of watchmaking expertise. Much of what is learnt is actually linked to forgotten activities of the past; activities which are imprinted in the brand’s watches. The Parmigiani Fleurier restoration workshop is a department that deals with all types of horological objects.…

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