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Nick Hayek welcomed his guests Opening of the Swatch Art Peace Hotel

(11/2011) Today the Swatch Art Peace Hotel was officially opened in Shanghai. Numerous officials representing Shanghai government authorities were on hand for the occasion, as was Mr. Nick Hayek, who welcomed his guests, Swatch Group Management, and fellow members of the Artist Selection Committee, Sri Francis Yeoh, François-Henri Pinault and Mikhail Kusnirovich.

A variety of highly creative offers! Frank M. Bürgin trades for a child’s smile!

(11/2011) It was a very unusual offer which the owner of the watch manufacturer Montres Charmex SA – Frank M. Bürgin – made the fans of TrustedWatch on Facebook. He offered two new luxury timepieces for barter. Within a very short time the first offers came in and the fans of TrustedWatch proved to be more than just creative: an African spear, pictures of kids, a cake and a surprise package were among the offers.

Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City Freak Diavolo of Ulysse Nardin awarded

(10/2011) On the occasion of the closing ceremony dinner of the fifth edition of the Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria (SIAR), the Tiempo de Relojes 2011 award ceremony took place in the gardens of the Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City. Ulysse Nardin obtained the Premio Especial Tiempo de Relojes for its masterpiece Freak Diavolo, marking the tenth anniversary of the watch which introduced silicon to the watchmaking world.

Congratulations, Sergio! Sergio Garcia wins Castelló Masters

(10/2011) OMEGA’s long-time friend and brand ambassador won a decisive victory at the Castelló Masters on the Club de Campo del Mediterráneo course where he was club champion at 12. For Sergio Garcia, there’s no place like home.

A long term commitment Longines and Alpine Ski

(10/2011) Longines, the well known Swiss watch brand, will continue to ensure precision in sports timing at the disposal of world-class skiing. As the official timekeeper for the World Cup Alpine ski competitions and the Alpine World Ski Championships organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS), Longines will be present on the slopes within a long term commitment.

His contributions to watchmaking will never be forgotten Master watchmaker Dr. George Daniels died

(10/2011) The master watchmaker Dr. George Daniels CBE died on Friday 21 October 2011 at his home on the Isle of Man. Dr. Daniels had worked in his profession for more than sixty years and in the course of his life was presented with more honours than any other horologist.

Brightest Canadian driving talent ARMIN STROM supports Robert Wickens

(10/2011) As Official Timing Partner for the Marussia Virgin Racing Formula One team, the Swiss watch manufacturer Armin Strom is supporting and assisting new emerging talents like Robert Wickens who is recognised as being the brightest Canadian driving talent for two decades and on the right trajectory to Formula One.

Spectacular flight above the Lake Lucerne The Breitling fleet flies in formation

(10/2011) A spectacular flight above the Lake Lucerne, at the heart of Switzerland, featured a gathering of the essential components of the Breitling “fleet”, with the seven L-39C Albatros planes composing the fabulous Breitling Jet Team (the world’s largest civilian aerobatics team flying on jets).

31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2011 Delphine Ledoux receives the Longines Prize for Elegance in Montpellier

(09/2011) Longines, official timekeeper and data handler at the 31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2011, is pleased to announce that the Longines Prize for Elegance has been given to the French Delphine Ledoux. This award decorates the athlete having demonstrated the most remarkable elegance in the course of an international competition at world level.

Legendary F1 Driver Stefan Johansson introduces Carbon Fiber Limited Edition Timepieces

(09/2011) Test it in “real time,” he did. Stefan Johansson brought his revolutionary new carbon fiber designs to the famed Spa Francorchamps track to be worn by he and his teammates at the recent “Total 24HRS of SPA” race in Belgium. The watches passed the ultimate test with flying colors withstanding the vibrations of the steering wheel while negotiating almost 10,000 corners as well as 20,000 gearshifts throughout the 24 hours and over 2,000 miles of track.

A dynamic twist on a great winter sport Monobob, with exclusive support from OMEGA

(09/2011) Monobob competitions will, as the name suggests, feature sleek one-person bobs. The new sport is accessible both to men and women and it allows athletes to train alone so they don't have to coordinate their schedules with colleagues. And at around 2.30 metres in length, the Monobob is also quite light, weighing only around 130 kilograms. On the track, it can reach speeds of up to 120 km/hour and can exert a gravitational force of three Gs!

The Monaco 2011 Executive Dual Time Limited Edition Ulysse Nardin Sponsors 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

(09/2011) An icon in high horology, particularly in its historic relationship with marine navigation, Ulysse Nardin is pleased, once again, to partake in this unsurpassed event that attracts a global community of yachting authorities and enthusiasts.

An aerial portrait of our planet - toward a sustainable development OMEGA unveils EARTH FROM ABOVE by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

(09/2011) OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart and the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand made their appearance in the press conference and share their concern about environmental issues and sustainable development and the common concept that each individual should take action for the planet.

La Biennale di Venezia 68th Venice International Film Festival Al Pacino and Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award

(09/2011) Legendary American actor and director Al Pacino is the recipient of the Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2011 Award, a prize of the Venice International Film Festival (organized by the Biennale di Venezia), created in collaboration with Jaeger-Le Coultre, and dedicated to an artist who has left an original mark on contemporary cinema.

Longines Grosser Preis von Baden 2011 Successful debut of Longines as title sponsor at the Iffezheim racecourse

(09/2011) Longines, the Swiss watchmaking brand with a long and illustrious history, can be proud of its successful debut as title sponsor at the Iffezheim racecourse. On Sunday, elegance and high-level performances were on full view during the internationally renowned Grosse Preis von Baden, the most important event on Germany’s racing calendar. The 2011 Longines Grosse Preis von Baden was won by the German Andrasch Starke on Danedream.

The Kidz Horizon Appeal charity ball A LANGE ZEITWERK for kids raises money for charity

(09/2011) At this year’s The Kidz Horizon Appeal charity ball on 27 August 2011, a piece unique LANGE ZEITWERK in white gold with a grey dial was auctioned off for 138,000 Singapore Dollars (approximately 80,000 Euros), well above the retail price of a regular LANGE ZEITWERK. Proceeds from this auction will go towards helping children suffering from chronic diseases such as cancer or HIV.

The Grande Maison celebrates a passionate encounter with art at the Mostra Jaeger-LeCoultre presents its most exquisite creations in Venice

(08/2011) From August 31st to September 10th, 2011 on the occasion of the 68th Venice International Film Festival organized by the Biennale di Venezia, the famous “Mostra” which Jaeger-LeCoultre has been sponsoring for seven consecutive years, the brand unveils its dream cast of exceptional watchmaking creations.

Real watches for real people Nicholas Tse becomes new ORIS Ambassador

(08/2011) ORIS has launched its latest collaboration with the famous Hong Kong artist and entrepreneur Nicholas Tse. As a devoted supporter of ORIS, Nicholas Tse was especially invited to present the Oris Artix collection. Throughout his professional life, Nicholas has shown passion for the roles he has undertaken, not only as a singer but also as an actor, composer, director and producer.

Reverso for Emergency Jaeger-LeCoultre helps the Salam Centre

(08/2011) From August 31st to September 10th, 2011 on the occasion of the 68th Venice International Film Festival organised by the Biennale di Venezia, the famous “Mostra” which Jaeger-LeCoultre has been sponsoring for seven consecutive years, the Grande Maison will be actively involved in all the highlights of the event, adorning the stars with its finest creations.

Time for the classics Armin Strom at the 2011 Menuhin Festival

(08/2011) For more than half a century the Menuhin Festival has been attracting countless thousands of music lovers to summery Saanenland. Founded in the year 1957 by Lord Yehudi Menuhin, the concert series today ranks among Switzerland’s most important classical events. With a diversified portfolio of national and international stars from the classical music scene, the festival in the Bernese Oberland enjoys worldwide acclaim.

68th Venice International Film Festival A Reverso watch for the Best Film, the Golden Lion Award and Best Actress and Best Actor

(08/2011) The art of making time stand still, of sublimating the moment, of giving life to a work that is unique because it is fashioned by the human hand. The art of revealing an artist’s unique vision of time. Film-maker, watchmaker, actor, gemsetter… each artist is an artisan of emotions. Every year Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to the talent of these creators of wonderment.

A film about Earth's oceans OMEGA supports Yann Arthus-Bertrand and GoodPlanet

(08/2011) OMEGA has commissioned environmental activist, photographer and filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand to produce and direct a film about the Earth's oceans, serving both to remind viewers of these natural beauties that cover two-thirds of the planet's surface and to raise the awareness of what can be done to protect them.

Unique Senator Chronometer Only Watch 2011: Glashütte Original dedicates one of a kind for a good cause

(08/2011) On September 23, 2011, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous charity watch auction ONLY WATCH. Within the fourth edition of the World’s first luxury watch charity auction, 40 watch brands will donate a unique timepiece to collect money to find a cure against Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Official partner and timekeeper The Longines Royal International Horse Show in Hickstead

(08/2011) Kent Farrington from the USA won the prestigious Longines King George V Gold Cup on his debut at The Longines Royal International Horse show. He withstood tough competition from runner-up and three-time Gold Cup winner Robert Smith (GBR) on Talan and Leon Thijssen (NED) on Tyson who came in third.

Legendary rallye-pilots in legendary cars Pure Racing at the Chopard Grand Prix

(08/2011) Blue sky and sunshine were attracting thousands of spectators to see the Chopard Grand Prix, a demonstration of former Formula 1 race cars, driven by Formula 1 “legends”. Nigel Mansell, for his first time at the Ennstal-Classic, was piloting a Porsche 908 / 3 race prototype of the year 1970, Sir Stirling Moss was demonstrating a Ferrari 750 Monza race car.

One Year to Go OMEGA's London 2012 Countdown Clock

(08/2011) The OMEGA Countdown Clock in Greenwich has been unveiled in time to celebrate "One Year to Go" to the start of the Games on the 27th July 2011. Time has written a large part of the long and fascinating history of Greenwich, England. The Royal Observatory Greenwich, home of the Prime Meridian of the World (0° longitude) and of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), is located there.

Come Together for a Night of Fashion and Charity Hublot and Manchester United

(07/2011) On Monday, July 25, Hublot and legendary soccer club Manchester United teamed up for an elegant evening, in aid of the Manchester United Foundation. During their five city US tour Manchester United attended the dinner at the iconic Cipriani Wall Street, all the players including Chicharito, Michael Owen, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand, Nani and manager Sir Alex Ferguson participated in the „Art of Fusion Fashion Show‟ showing off the latest timepieces from Hublot.

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