Prince Albert of Monaco welcomes London to Monaco riders over the finish line

Prince Albert II of Monaco gave more than 50 cyclists a royal welcome at his palace on Tuesday after they completed more than 1500km cycling in aid of Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) - the UK-based marine conservation charity. Created and arranged by super-yacht design company Winch Design, the ride aims to raise half a million pounds for BLUE, and was launched in London by pop legend and BLUE ambassador Simon Le Bon. Formula One personality and TV presenter, Eddie Jordan was one of the cyclists who made it over the finish line.Read more

Managing a three billion euro show

She is the indomitable machine behind the world’s most prestigious and respected yachting show. After six years at the helm of the Monaco Yacht Show, Gaëlle Tallarida has proven time and time again that she is the woman to drive innovation and excellence at this luxury event of international renown. In the run up to the four-day exhibition, Riviera Insider caught up with the MYS director to talk about her experiences and insight into the astonishing world of the superyacht industry.Read more

The principality is set to sparkle with Pink Ribbon Monaco

As night falls on glittering Monaco, five places will be shining particularly brightly on 7th October as Pink Ribbon Monaco lights up some of the principality’s most well-known landmarks in its signature pink. The Prince’s Palace of Monaco, the Yacht Club de Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Casino, Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo and the Thermes Marins de Monte-Carlo will each be bathed in brilliant pink as Monaco joins with over 200 cities worldwide for the international month of breast cancer awareness.Read more

App launch: Monaco Yacht Show made easy

Get the latest information in the run-up to and during the Monaco Yacht Show with the official mobile application. Designed to be your own personal guide to the MYS, the official App provides essential information with photography, yacht and exhibitor listings and the tools to map your best route around the show.Read more

Journée Européenne du Patrimoine in Monaco

The 21st edition of Monaco’s Journée Européenne du Patrimoine will take place on Sunday 25th September. The event, which is organised by Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs, gives the public the chance to discover the many facets of the Principality, some of which are little known or usually closed to the public.Read more

First aid with Princess Charlene

Princess Charlene proved once again her enduring will to educate and inform children of all ages at the International Day of First Aid that was held in Geneva earlier this month. "Children are able to learn how to save their own lives," she said during the event, "and those around if they are taught the basics of first aid."Read more

Prince Albert II visits Monaco tunnel

Prince Albert II this week visited the ongoing works at the Albert II tunnel in the Principality of Monaco. The prince inspected the technical and security systems during the visit, which was opened with a blessing of the new tunnel by Monaco’s archbishop Bernard Bars. After 52 months of planning and construction, the tunnel links Boulevard du Jardin Exotique and Boulevard Rainier III.Read more

A picnic in Monaco with Prince Albert and his young family

Over the weekend, more than 1,000 Monegasque citizens headed to the Princess Antoinette Park to join Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene and their young son Prince Jacques for the traditional U Cavagnëtu picnic. The event was also an occasion to unveil two newly planted trees in the park in honour of the young prince and his sister Gabriella. Read more

Australia welcomes new Honorary Consul to its ranks

Sydney has a new Honorary Consul of Monaco: Hadrien Bourely. Introduced to the media by current Monegasque ambassador for Australia Catherine Fautrier, Monaco-born Bourely has been living down under for 11 years, where the advertising specialist emigrated following competition of his Masters degree in Paris.Read more

Public alert system for Monaco

The Monegasque government has created an alert system for residents and those travelling to and from the principality. In the event of a major risk or security breach, users will receive a message via SMS or email of the precautions to take or the measures to put in place. Read more

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