New Delhi: The new emerging destination of luxury – India witnesses the launch of its very own edition of Robb Report. The premiere issue of Robb Report India reaches the country’s most affluent readers today. CurtCo Media, the publishers of Robb Report across China, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, Spain, and Middle East partners with India Today Group to present the international luxury lifestyle in India.
Aimed at the country’s most wealthy individuals, India’s richest connoisseurs, gourmands, thrill seekers and treasure hunters can now turn to the pages of Robb Report India to discover how to spend their money on the finer things in life. From art, watches, yachts, private jets, wine, haute cuisine, travel, style and sport, Robb Report India will define elegance and distinction for India’s discerning luxury consumers. Robb Report India will focus on luxury goods and services offered both internationally and in India. It will be a guide to the best-in-class the world has to offer including some of the finest experiences and must-haves from the Indian subcontinent.
The 8th international edition, Robb Report India will match the exacting standards set by its cousins around the world.
“India is fast becoming a hub of luxury, with its growing clan of über-rich billionaires and booming businesses. For connoisseurs seeking the very best that life has to offer, Robb Report remains the essential luxury resource. We are therefore pleased to add Robb Report to our stable of market-leading brands, and to growing our relationship with the wealthiest homes in India.” said India Today Group Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Aroon Purie.
Robb Report India will publish 12 issues every year and will be available only by invitation to a restricted list of readers. With an initial print run of 35,000 copies, the magazine will reach out to high net worth individuals and connoisseurs across India. The inaugural issue will showcase the products and services available from the most prestigious luxury brands around the globe, and will also provide its sophisticated readership with detailed insight into a range of these subjects, which include antique and luxury automobiles, yachts, real estate, destinations, exquisite real estate, private aircraft, fashion, fine jewellery and watches, art, wine, state-of-the-art home décor and much more.
Govind Dhar has been appointed as the Executive Editor of Robb Report India. Govind has extensive experience in the field of lifestyle luxury journalism and has lent his expertise to some of the most respected media houses and publications.
Speaking about the celebrated magazine, a delighted Govind Dhar felt that with the emergence of luxury goods and services as an important sector in the Indian economy, the time was perfect to introduce Robb Report to Indian consumers who have the taste to appreciate the finer aspects of luxury living. Robb Report India will continue to reflect the intimate relationship the brand has with luxury purveyors the world over, by bringing out rich insights on the luxury lifestyle whether from India or around the world.
Robb Report India marks the launch of its Indian edition by paying tribute to India’s long standing association with art over the years through the section – ‘ART’. With an insight on private art museums and private art collections that have become the most recent marker of wealth, the magazine explores why private individuals or institutions such as Anupam Poddar, Rajshree Pathy and the Nirulas start art collections, maintain them and then embark on educational or philanthropic activities to bolster growing art movements, new artists and experimental projects especially in a climate where public art is a misnomer.
This premier issue debuts with many firsts – it features an insightful feature on investing in vintage Ferraris featuring some of the most breathtaking models from the yesteryears including 1957 Testarossas, 250 GTOs, 1949 166MM Barchettas250 GTZs and more. A fascinating travel insight into the way the richest Russians are living their lives and spending their cash for the ultimate ostentation of their homes with the purchase of art, cars and even super model bodyguard services. Exclusive features on Hermes Yachts, a newly opened private French Golf Club with Euro 1 million membership, private aviation and luxury watches from Basel and SIHH.
Robb Report will unveil the most fascinating, rare and desirable products and experiences of luxury from India and the far corners of the world.