Recent Articles

  • CFM sells off business outside of AEOI regulations

    Monaco-based CFM Indosuez Wealth Management has announced that it has sold a portion of its business within the principality to rival bank Compagnie Monégasque de Banque (CMB). The former says the move is in line with its ‘proactive approach to limit client relations to residents of countries participating in the Automatic Exchange of Information’.

  • Monaco celebrates its patron saint

    The annual Sainte Dévote festivities, in honour of the principality’s patron saint, are taking place today and tomorrow. The highlight of the event can be discovered tonight in front of the Eglise Sainte Dévote as resident set alight a wooden boat against the backdrop of Monaco’s famous Port Hercule. 

  • Monaco must modernise or become a museum

    For more than five years, Guillaume Rose has been at the forefront of the tourism industry in Monaco. With approximately 5,700 jobs, the market accounts for around 10% of the gross domestic product of the principality and is thus the second largest employer in the country.

  • Changes for landlords: furnished tourist accommodation

    The French Digital Republic act, which came into force on 7th October 2016, will bring some changes for landlords who let furnished accommodation. From now on, owners of furnished properties who rent them for short periods, even if they rent their main property, have to register with the local mairie and/or ask for a prior authorisation to change the use of their real estate. This authorisation is already necessary for accommodation in Paris, its suburbs and towns with over 200,000 inhabitants, but now smaller towns too have decided to apply this process.

  • Winds and waves die off

    The Bord de Mer between Antibes and the marina of Villeneuve-Loubet has reopened after several days of closure due to high winds and strong, onshore winds.

  • Record chill on the Côte d’Azur

    It has been one of the coldest starts to the week on record for the French Riviera with temperatures well below zero even in its coastal cities. High winds are predicted tonight for the lower Alps and the cold snap continues on the coast.

  • Monaco kicks off the FIA World Rally Championship

    It’s the sport’s longest-standing fixture and canvases some of the most beautiful terrain in Europe. From Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd, the 85th edition of the famous Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo will test the drivers’ skills, nerves and determination as well as their cars in 17 high speed stages through the lower Alps and the French Riviera. 

  • Club Vivanova celebrates Australia Day

    Club Vivanova is joining with a host of luxury partners for its celebration of the New Year and Australia Day on 26th January. The exclusive, members-only event will feature the fantastic produce of Champagne De Watère and a degustation of an Australian sparkling Shiraz at the newly opened lifestyle club Thirty Nine Monte Carlo in Monaco.

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