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TRAVELING IN STYLE BY SEA, GROUND OR AIR.

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Summer is within touching distance and what better time to think about getting out and about and enjoying yourself? Are you in the market for a new car? Are you planning luxury getaways? If so, here are some suggestions to ensure you travel in style everywhere you go. On the ground If you’re searching for a new car in 2016, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Th[...]

10 PLACES YOU CAN ONLY GET TO BY PRIVATE JET.

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There was time when first class air travel on a commercial airline was a real treat – but an international wave of consolidation, cost cutting and security have made the allure of Pan Am or TWA a distant memory. Certainly, flying private can be more expensive, but it’s luxurious amenities and convenience create a viable travel alternative for many. New es[...]

QANTAS TRIPLES THE SIZE OF ITS LAX LOUNGE.

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Everyone loves an upgrade and what better place to experience it than the Oneworld Lounge. Managing partners Qantas, Cathay Pacific and British Airways have unveiled their final LAX business Lounge refurbishment. It follows the opening of stage one of the development in June 2014 and the opening of the adjacent Qantas First Lounge, designed by Marc Newson i[...]

DESTINATION LUXURY INFLUENCER: ANDRES ARBOLEDA: COO OF PRIVE JETS.

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One of the most luxurious ways to travel is flying privately. I had the unique opportunity to interview the Chief Operating Officer of Privé Jets, Andres Arboleda on how the company started and understand his entrepreneurial story. With the risks involved, this is one remarkable feat.

25 SAVVY TRAVEL TIPS FOR THE MODERN MAN THAT WILL SAVE YOU.

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by Norman Lee Miscellaneous. 10 or so snap-lock bags (sandwich-size is what we recommend). These will be extremely handy for keeping things dry or dust/sand free, such as your phone, passport etc. Fake wallet with a small amount of currency, and/or an expired credit card - put this in one of the obvious pockets in your day pack. Thieves targeting you [...]

10 things you need to know about the Four Seasons Private Jet

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1.  With Four Seasons on the fuselage and the iconic Four Seasons logo on the tail, the completely retrofitted Boeing 757 will feature interiors and exterior design customized by the company’s team of design experts, setting the stage for a travel experience like no other. 2. Beginning in February 2015, the Four Seasons Jet will transport 52 guests on bes[...]

A GLIMPSE INTO THE PRIVATE EMIRATES LOUNGE @ LAX.

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 We had the pleasure of getting an exclusive tour of the new Emirates Lounge at LAX. When we arrived, we were greeted by the friendly well dressed staff. Executives cut the cake to celebrate the opening of this $6.2 million project. The lounge is modern and comfortable. Treats from Emirates.   A buffet of fruit. A shower for travelers is available[...]

DESTINATION LUXURY INFLUENCER: JIM BAXTER - VP OF COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS, EMIRATES AIRLINE.

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Jim Baxter was named Vice President Commercial Operations, North America in February, 2000. He is responsible for Emirates’ operations in North America. Jim Baxter began his career in aviation as an experimental engineer with Pratt and Whitney Aircraft. He held a commercial pilot’s license prior to joining Pan American World Airways. Mr Baxter was with Pan [...]

VIRGIN ATLANTIC PUTS THE UPPER IN UPPER CLASS WITH THEIR LATEST ADDITION AT 30,000 FEET.

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The original post appeared on Dezeen Movie: In the second part of our interview with Voon Wong of VW+BS, the Inside Festival 2014 judge discusses his studio's upper class bar and cabin for airline Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Atlantic upper class bar by VW+BS"The bar is at the point where you enter the plane," says Wong. "We angled it so that it's the first [...]

LUXURYHACK: WE FOUND A SECRET WAY OF GETTING FREE FLIGHTS.

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We don't know if you've ever dreamed of flying on a private jet...or if you already have...but our friends at Jetsmarter are all going to make your dreams come true.  Jetsmarter is a mobile app (similar to uber) that lets you charter private flights using your phone. To celebrate the holidays they are giving away free private jet rides to Destination Luxur[...]

WINDOWLESS AIRPLANE SET TO TAKEOFF IN A DECADE.

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The original article appeared in The Guardian. UK developer working on replacing heavy aircraft windows with uber-light smart screen panels to cut fuel consumption and slash airfares: It is a glimpse into the future that will inspire wonder in some people but perhaps strike terror into the heart of the nervous flyer: a windowless plane [...]