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  • From grassroots community support in Wisconsin to global initiatives with the Gates Foundation, four generations of socially-progressive thinking has seen the Kohler family make an impact. Margie Goldsmith was given a rare insight into their philanthropic efforts

  • Socially progressive, but with a streak of personal resilience, four generations of Kohlers have built one of America’s oldest and most successful privately-held companies. Margie Goldsmith finds out how the plumbers found success in the pipeline

  • The world’s leading airlines compete fiercely for wealthy passengers by offering the level of luxury more commonly seen in five-star hotels. But how do these experiences compare and are they what you really want? Margie Goldsmith turns left at the aeroplane door

  • Traditional luxury has its appeal but a growing number of ultra-wealthy want their tourism experience to match their entrepreneurial zeal in some of the most beautiful and unspoilt corners of the world, as Margie Goldsmith reveals

  • Hublot CEO Jean-Claude Biver has bought and sold some of the world’s most famous watch brands, but says he has no plans to put his time and effort into succession planning, writes Margie Goldsmith.

  • Luxury is back, but with a difference, writes Margie Goldsmith. Ultra-high-net-worth travellers are spending again, although this year, says Matthew Upchurch, CEO of global luxury travel network Virtuoso, “their travel decisions are more value driven rather than price driven.”

  • Tonino Cacace, second-generation owner of the Capri Palace Hotel, talks to Margie Goldsmith about artistic luxury, artisan culture and why bigger really is better

  • Matilde Salvo Bocca and brother Bernabò, second-generation co-owners of SINA Fine Italian Hotels restored and opened The Centurion Palace in Venice, adding it to the hotel empire began by their father, writes Margie Goldsmith

  • Those seeking privacy and luxury usually opt to rent a private island, but increasingly, adventurous travellers want more than just sun, sand and sea and for them Stockman's Camp offers the prefect getaway, writes Margie Goldsmith

  • South Africa’s Karoo region is host to many wild animals, including the cheetah. Sarah Tompkins tells Margie Goldsmith how she is building a family legacy in the open wilderness

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