Luxe Beat Magazine MAY 2015 - Page 97

Technology The app combines the traditional shopping and selection process with an in-app Wish List that’s designed to assist in the tedious process of selecting engagement rings and fashion jewelry. The Tacori RoyalT three-carat diamond ring was recently available on the app for around $29,000. Caviar: Coincidentally, the mobile app, Caviar, can deliver just about any cuisine a consumer is craving, including one of the world’s most elite delicacies, caviar. Users can browse a picture menu, customize their meals, and get delivery straight to their door. For $3,449, a 17.6 oz tin of Beluga Sturgeon Caviar can be delivered in Manhattan to make for an impressive office lunch. Champagne: Minibar Delivery, a new app available in select cities, offers to deliver your choice of liquor, wine or spirits on demand. Minibar Deliver promises that with just a few taps, a user can have wine, liquor of beer delivered to their door. For an impromptu celebration or simply if a craving for champagne kicks in, an ice cold bottle of Dom Perignon 2000 can be delivered to midtown Manhattan for just $550.99. A Yacht: GetMyBoat is a boat rental marketplace that allows users to charter a yacht (or kayak) on a whim. Launched in San Francisco January 2013, GetMyBoat allows owners of every type of boat, from kayaks to sailboats to motorboats, to post their watercraft for rent on the app. Anywhere in the world, from California to Croatia, the app’s users can search, find, and book a boat to rent by the hour or day. For only $41,012 per hour, you can charter the Nautical Empress Power Mega Yacht in New York. The rate also includes A Sweet Suite: Leading luxury hotel brand, The Ritz-Carlton, now has an app for booking luxurious accommodations around the world while on the go. The app serves as a reservationist, local guide and on-property concierge all-in-one. For $2,500 a night, a standard room at The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles can be all yours. 97