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Hublot helipads for Monaco Grand Prix

by Michael Weare
25 May, 2013
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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

JeanClaude Biver with HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II of Monaco

Hublot helipads taking over several Sao Paolo skyscrapers was the idea for an elaborate April Fool’s joke last year staged by watch blog Watchionista. It caught out several watch publications, but not of course, Click Tempus.

April 01 2012 An April Fools Joke by Watchionista

Hublot helipad: April Fool’s Joke, April 2012

Now, all joking aside, Hublot helipads have become a reality. It’s a first in Monaco. A project designed to coincide with the Grand Prix weekend, when the eyes of the world are on the Principality.

Hublot Helipad

Hublot helipad: A reality, May 2013

On Thursday 23rd May 2013, Monaco helipads marked with Hublot’s stylised “H” were unveiled in the presence of HSH the Prince Albert II of Monaco and Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman of Hublot.

 

The initiative was developed and led by the prestigious company Monacair, the official transporter of HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II of Monaco, which has teamed up with Hublot to offer anyone arriving in Monaco by helicopter during the Grand Prix week – VIPs, guests, stables, drivers, press, as well as residents and visitors – a personalised welcome, complete with red carpet and a small signature gift courtesy of Hublot and Monacair.

Since it was founded in 1988, Monacair has earned  the prestigious title of Official Supplier to HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II of Monaco in 1999. Monacair is now world-renowned for its experience and professionalism in personalised VIP service.

It seems Hublot have had the last laugh.

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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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