Q&A: Claudia Wellendorf of Wellendorff Jewellery


The Wellendorff brand has become synonymous for precious and timeless jewellery in 18 carat gold. Behind the name of Germany’s successful manufacture of jewellery is a family business backed by more than 118 years of tradition and experience. Its reputation has been carefully built on its silky and supple gold necklaces, colourful rings incorporating an inner spinning ring and other jewellery stamped with the trademark W.

Q&A: Scott Bird, co-founder Bungolow.com


Scott Bird is the co-founder of Bungolow.com, a Santiago-based flash sales site which features luxury Latin American hotels. The company launched this past November and in the period they’ve been open, they have worked with hotels in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Chile and Argentina. In the coming months, Bungolow.com we will begin featuring hotels across other Latin American destinations including Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.

Q&A: Oliver Corkhill, co-founder of Alpine Guru


Alpine Guru offers a range of exquisite chalets, boutique alpine hotels and mountain experiences alongside a personal and tailored service that aims to see clients get the most out of their ski holidays. Luxury Travel Beat talks to Oliver Corkhill, one of the company’s two founders.

Q&A: René Redzepi


René Redzepi is the owner and chef of Noma, this and last year’s winner San Pellegrino’s World’s Best Restaurant title. Luxury Travel Beat sat down with him to discover the secret to his phenomenal success.