SriLankan Airlines’ wins the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award at APEX 2019

SriLankan Airlines’ intensive efforts to drive the recovery of the island’s tourism industry in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attack were honoured with a global accolade – the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The Airline also managed to secure Four-Star rating in the major airlines category, for the 3rd consecutive year. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to win this prestigious award, which we consider to be an accolade for our country at a time when our tourism industry…

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Oris Big Crown Propilot X Calibre 115

Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115, Oris’s latest is a contemporary masterpiece and a symbol of the independent Swiss company’s watchmaking vision. The Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115 lays bare Oris’s historic watchmaking roots. But at the same time, it propels the independent company forward.  It’s pure Oris – as nature intended. It’s inspired by nature, particularly by the Waldenburg Valley, which surrounds the village of Hölstein, where Oris has been based since it was founded in 1904. It’s a reflection of contemporary culture, too, and of our growing…

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Tonda 1950 Lune-The lunar calendar in all its glory

Two years after it first appeared, Parmigiani Fleurier is updating the aesthetic of the Tonda 1950 Lune with a model featuring a slate dial and a second design with round diamonds on the bezel. Both showcase the poetry of the “lunar calendar” complication which illuminates their dial with a new layout. Behind this harmony, it is easy to forget the sheer mechanical complexity required to create an ultra-thin self-winding movement which comprises so many time indications. The Tonda 1950 Lune is both a technical and beautiful tour de force.  Tonda…

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Eberhard & Co. Is The Official Timer And Partner Of The Nuvolari Grand Prix

Eberhard & Co. was confirmed as the Official Timer and Partner of the Nuvolari Grand Prix for the 29th consecutive year, a regularity race reserved for cars made from 1919 to 1972, scheduled for September 20 to 22 in Mantova.  Mario Passanante and Raffaella De Alessandrini, on board of their Fiat 508 C (1937), are the winners of this 29th edition of Gran Premio Nuvolari, that included a largely re-planned itinerary, in which the crews set off from the historic Piazza Sordello, to reach the scenic roads of Lake Garda,…

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CORUM announces Hu Bing as its new Global Brand Ambassador

CORUM officially announces Hu Bing, the renowned Chinese actor and model, as its new Global Brand Ambassador. Over the years, Hu Bing has not only been popular in Chinese films and TV, but also been enjoying a high-profile status on international fashion stage with exquisite appearance and a tall figure. His elegant and imperturbable style, persistent and devoted attitude have perfectly embodied ‘Craft Your Dreams’ of CORUM’s philosophy. This is the twenty-seventh year of Hu Bing’s career. He has never looked back after he got success and fame with his…

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Oris Dive Control Limited Edition – built for professionals

Oris dives deep into their repertoire of watchmaking genius to craft the Dive Control Limited Edition, an evolutionary progression on the independent Swiss company’s high-performance ProDiver watch, made for professional divers. The watch has a 51mm case cast in lightweight Grade 2 titanium and coated in highly scratch-resistant black DLC. It features the Oris-patented Rotation Safety System, or RSS, a signature Oris device that securely locks the uni-directional rotating bezel in place during a dive. The new watch also features a 60-minute chronograph counter at 12 o’clock, with key detailing…

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SriLankan Airlines celebrates 40 years of service to the nation

Exactly forty years ago on September 1, 1979, the first flight of SriLankan Airlines was made, the aircraft rising gracefully from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport to wing its way to Bangkok. It was the modest start of the National Carrier’s four decades as the mainstay of air travel and air cargo transportation for the island nation’s economy. Today, SriLankan Airlines is a global award winning airline that carries millions of passengers each year with a route network of 109 cities in 48 countries, including codeshare operations in partnership with the…

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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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Kronometry 1999-Corum boutique in Paris

Corum recently unveils three unique versions of its Admiral 45, available only at the Bristol – legendary Parisian luxury hotel and new home of Corum retailers Kronometry 1999 The Admiral 45 Bronze has been sailing the watchmaking seas for just over a year, proudly displaying its patented bronze case, teak pontoon dial, and iconic pennants, arranged around the twelve-sided bezel to display the hours befittingly for lovers of water sports and ocean-going races – and appealing to everyone who enjoys an assertive, sporty chic style. Based on this creation, Corum…

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Glamorous Gilda is perfect for the wrist of the stylish lady

Resplendent, svelte, sensuous and charming, Gilda from Eberhard & Co. is the perfect package of graceful elegance that will adorn the wrist of the special woman in your life over the festive season. Eberhard & Co.’s latest offering in their classic Gilda line of timepieces for stylish women, is resplendent with the svelte, sensuous charm that has now become a characteristic of the line. Stylish and feminine it may be, but every Gillda can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and…

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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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Oris Aquis Date-Green Machine

The Oris Aquis is recognized around the world as a quality Swiss Made diver’s watch that offers class-leading performance. For the first time, it’s now available with a green dial and bezel in a 39.50 mm case, a versatile size that will transfer from desk to beach and back again with ease. Despite the slimness and gentle ergonomics of its case, it’s hugely robust and water-resistant to an impressive 30 bar (300 metres). Its diver’s watch credentials continue with a screw-down crown with protection and a uni directional rotating bezel,…

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Scafograf Black Sheep – unconventionally exceptional

The fine watchmaking genius of Eberhard & Co. have scaled new heights of excellence with the BLACK SHEEP, which is being issued in a special limited edition, made especially for those who love the unconventional spirit it represents. Dedicated to the gentleman who loves to express his personality and remain ever-faithful to his values, with all the determination of one who knows they are different by nature and shares that pinch of irreverence which is the key to their charm. When being a ‘black sheep’ means having tons of charisma…

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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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Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Open Gear Anniversary Edition

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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Tonda 1950 Lune-The lunar calendar in all its glory

Two years after it first appeared, Parmigiani Fleurier is updating the aesthetic of the Tonda 1950 Lune with a model featuring a slate dial and a second design with round diamonds on the bezel. Both showcase the poetry of the “lunar calendar” complication which illuminates their dial with a new layout. Behind this harmony, it is easy to forget the sheer mechanical complexity required to create an ultra-thin self-winding movement which comprises so many time indications. The Tonda 1950 Lune is both a technical and beautiful tour de force.  …

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Oris Aquis Date Diamonds

Oris is pleased to introduce one of the most glamorous watches it has ever created, the Aquis Date Diamonds. The bezel of this elegant mechanical timepiece is set with 43 diamonds (totalling 1.075 carats) and a single dark blue sapphire as a dive time indicator. These complement the 11 diamond-set hour markers on the watch’s blue sunray dial and its blue satin strap. As well as being a sparkling evening accessory, the new Aquis Date Diamonds doubles as a technical instrument. It’s also a high-performance diver’s watch, capable of keeping…

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Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 for elegant lady

It will soon be 40 years old. But the best is yet to come. Beyond its men’s and women’s models, its manual or automatic winding, its vertical or horizontal structure, there is still no shortage of pages left to be written about the baguette movement. The Golden Bridge Round 39 is a perfect example. It is probably one of the most daring High Jewellery creations, not only for Corum but for contemporary watchmaking. The Golden Bridge Round 39’s unique architecture features an exquisite interplay of shapes with its horizontal baguette…

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Retrograde Fusion-First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

With the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear Retrograde Second, ReSec for short, for the first time in its more than 35-year history, Chronoswiss presents a regulator timepiece in a striking 44mm case with an automatic movement. The C.301 is an exceptional automatic calibre developed by Chronoswiss. The refined Open Gear construction makes the regulator mechanism a main design element. It is put into the spotlight at the face of the dial, where the train wheel bridges in charge of the off-centre hour display were skilfully skeletonized and screwed firmly to…

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Oris Robert Kubica Limited Edition

Oris is delighted to celebrate the return to Formula 1 of one of its most talented drivers, Robert Kubica. The first Polish driver to race in motor sport’s top tier, Kubica has battled his way back from serious injury to become Williams’ Reserve & Development Driver. The Oris Robert Kubica Limited Edition is based on the Oris Williams Day Date and features a central seconds hand and a minute track in the red of the Polish national flag. Only 250 pieces will be made. Oris Robert Kubica Limited Edition Ref.…

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