This issue sees essential Gibraltar enter its 3rd year of operation as a luxury lifestyle title in Gibraltar. During this time, it has established a reputation as a top quality publication with an enviable editorial diversity and integrity.

It has also come to be highly regarded as a primary advertising option as shown by its stable base of prestigious advertising clients, who benefit from its monthly distribution to over 300 businesses in Gibraltar, including the suites aboard the Sunborn Yacht Hotel, the rooms of The Rock, Caleta and Eliott Hotels, the Calpe Lounge at the airport, and the many selected points in Sotogrande.

In this edition, we focus on Gibraltar’s Air, including its airspace, migratory crossings by numerous species of birds, and how pollution is affecting The Rock. We interview Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Joseph Garcia and political pioneer, Adolfo Canepa, following the publication of his book, Serving My Gibraltar. With the wedding season rapidly approaching, we talk with well-known local wedding planner, Monica Coumbe.

For 83 years, the Rock Hotel has been an institution in Gibraltar, standing proud from its vantage point on Europa Road. It has recently undergone a 10-month makeover, completely renewing its interior, and Gibraltar was invited to review the transformation. At the same time, read our report on Rock Hotel Dining.

As Spring is the season of colour, check out our features on Trademark Colours, Live and Let Dye and Colourful Destinations. We also profile enigmatic artist, James Blunt and intrepid adventurer, Johan Ernst Nilson.

Elsewhere, marvel at the new Ford GT 2017, learn about Royal Air Maroc‘s new flights to Morocco, launching in March, and don’t miss our new Technology column, beginning with A.I. and the Internet of Things.