When stress and tension overwhelm us, it’s natural to seek an escape hatch. In this month’s travel feature, we take you on a tour of wellness retreats around the globe that unapologetically combine luxury accommodations with the most effective techniques of this world to soothe the inner self. Travelling from the Swiss Alps to private Cambodian islands, this jaunt covers the cream of the crop of self-indulgent spa sanctuaries.
Prospects for Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia, are looking much brighter, especially after recent raises in the sovereign credit rating. Although the government has set an ambitious growth goal that is unlikely to be achieved, the country is still outshining its neighbours and receiving its just rewards in the form of increased foreign capital inflows and lower borrowing costs, to name a few.
Zurich-headquartered Credit Suisse is moving away from its traditional business of investment banking as it expands its wealth-management activities.