Amber Lounge Monaco 2018 and other Monaco news
Amber Lounge Monaco 2018 – 15th year celebrations
Amber Lounge is the ultimate VIP lifestyle experience at Formula 1’s most exhilarating Grand Prix destinations. It’s where guests celebrate the race weekend with F1 drivers, celebrities, royalty, sports and movie stars.
25 MAY.FRIDAY U*NITE – Amber Lounge Fashion Show, charity auction, gourmet dining and the glamorous Fashion After party.
8th Environmental Symposium: On course for a responsible yachting industry
On the opening day of Monaco Ocean Week (10-14 April 2018), the aim of which is to better understand the threats facing marine environments, the Yacht Club de Monaco held the 8th La Belle Classe Superyachts Environmental Symposium. Organised in the form of a dinner-debate, the meeting discussed the many initiatives in the yachting world designed to protect the environment, including presentations on new projects presaging vessels of the future.
Monaco is Now “Compliant” with the OECD’s International Standards
Recently, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (“The Global Forum”) published the ratings assigned to several States, including Monaco. This publication is part of the OECD’s new Peer Review procedure to assess jurisdictions’ conformity with the international standard on the exchange of information on request, and, in particular, the new regulations implemented in 2016.
Diplomatic Conference in Monaco discusses Digital Evolution
HE Serge Telle, Minister of State, opened the Diplomatic Conference, organized by the Department of External Relations and Cooperation on the 4th of April. The event is held every year in the Principality for two days and brings together the entire Diplomatic Corps of Monaco.
Monaco Grand Prix 2018 Bursts into Song with Monaco’s National Anthem
Less than six weeks to go to the Crown Jewel of all the Formula 1 Grand Prix. Up to one billion excited viewers are waiting for it around the globe. Sunday, May 27th that special Sunday not to be missed. Two Grand Prix already behind us in 2018, Melbourne and Bahrain, and the Prancing Horse with Sebastian Vettel are ablaze – two wins out of two. Nothing could be better – the scene is set for the likely duel in Monaco between the two great protagonists, Vettel for Ferrari and Hamilton for Mercedes. Mercedes were having it all their own way in Monaco for four seasons until Ferrari in 2017 broke their losing streak in Monaco and sat astride the podium basking in glory. Ferrari’s first win here since 2001.
The Principality Strengthens its Determined Fight Against Incivility on the Roads
The Prince’s Government recalls its commitment to ensuring respect for the Highway Code and its wish to combat all types of incivility on the roads, not only because of the risk of accidents, but also because this incivility causes nuisances that can adversely affect the quality of life of residents in the Principality.
Charles I – the First Ruler to Establish Monaco as an Independent State
Charles I, Lord of Monaco is often seen as the founder of the Grimaldi dynasty. And he was the first ruler to establish Monaco as an independent state under Grimaldi rule.
Charles I was the eldest son of Rainier I and his first wife, Salvatica del Carretto. Prior to coming to power, the Genoese seized control of the Rock on April 10, 1301 and Charles was forced to flee into exile. After their invasion, the Genoese occupied the Rock for 30 years until Charles attacked to reconquer it. A veteran seafaring adventurer and well established both in the French King’s Court and the Lord of Provence, he swiftly took back the Rock and sent the Genoese fleeing.
Emirates offer Helicopter service between Monaco and Nice
In partnership with helicopter company Monacair, the Emirates company is now offering passengers a Monaco-Nice connection in 7 minutes aboard a helicopter.
Emirates customers traveling from Dubai to Nice, and vice versa, can now enjoy preferential rates on this helicopter transfer to and from Monaco. The service is offered free of charge to all passengers traveling First Class. Travellers in Business Class and Economy Class can take advantage of the opportunity at a preferential rate of respectively €79 and €109 per person per way. Discounts are also applicable for children.