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Gift for Whiskey-Loving Dads

June 10, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News

Gift for Whiskey-Loving Dads
Ashford Castle, Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal Produce the Perfect Blend
Contact your ATI Advisor (941-951-1801) to learn more about booking a trip to the Ashfold Castle as you consider this perfect gift for whiskey-loving fathers everywhere.  THREE ICONIC BRANDS PARTNER TO CREATE A WHISKEY LOVER'S DREAM GIFT  Ashford Castle, Ireland's 800-year-old quintessential castle hotel, has announced a new and exciting partnership with Midleton Very Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to launch a bespoke cask...

Virtual Tour: Hiltons Invite You Inside Crystal Skye via Facebook Live

June 07, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Virtual Tour: Hiltons Invite You Inside Crystal Skye via Facebook Live
Join Us: Noon on Friday, June 15 for a Sneak Peek of the Luxury Private Jet!
 ATI Proprietors Malaka and Ryan Hilton continue to finalize guests' reservations for Singita Safari + Crystal Skye in May 2019, a special trip which marks the first opportunity ever to purchase an individual seat on the world's largest private jet.  If you'd like a closer look at the lavishly-outfitted Boeing 777, mark your calendar for noon on Friday, June 15 as the Hiltons grant you access through a Facebook Live video tour!...

ATI Celebrates Royal Wedding in Windsor

May 20, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

ATI Celebrates Royal Wedding in Windsor
Best Wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Malaka Hilton, proprietor and CEO of Admiral Travel International, experienced an up-close-and-personal vantage point for the wedding celebrations of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now known as the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Hilton accompanied ATI clients, as part of a small group of invited guests, who soaked in the Royal atmosphere of the town of Windsor, England, from 8 a.m. until mid-afternoon. With a...

Bradenton Herald Article: Take a 777 Luxury Jet from SRQ Airport

March 28, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Bradenton Herald Article: Take a 777 Luxury Jet from SRQ Airport
This trip from SRQ will cost $37,950
It's a big deal trip, but locally, we think our Singita Safari + Crystal Skye journey is an even bigger deal for guests interested in the convenience of flying out of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) - on a luxury jet to South Africa!  Please click here to read the full article by James A. Jones in the Bradenton Herald.   

Condé Nast Traveler Explains "Experience Makers"

March 27, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Condé Nast Traveler Explains "Experience Makers"
"Fly in an 88-Seat Jet with a Sit-Down Restaurant"
As Featured in Condé Nast Traveler: April 2018 Issue Experience Makers: How a New Generation of Travel SpecialistsWill Take Your Trip to the Next Level THESE TRAVEL SPECIALISTS CAN TAKE YOU WAY,WAY OFF THE BEATEN PATH. By Paul BradyMarch 27, 2018 Our own Ryan Hilton enjoyed the pleasure of speaking with Paul Brady recently while he was on assignment for Condé Nast Traveler. Mr. Brady's article begins with: "No matter...

Industry First: Singita Safari + Crystal Skye

March 20, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Industry First: Singita Safari + Crystal Skye
Private Jet will Depart SRQ in May 2019 for Exclusive Safari Experience 
Building upon the travel agency’s 20-year track record of designing custom and unique luxury travel experiences, Admiral Travel International (ATI) has created a first-of-its-kind departure scheduled for May 2019. ATI Proprietors Malaka and Ryan Hilton, who also own and operate the tour company AuthentEscapes, will host a private flight on the world’s largest and ‘most luxuriously spacious private charter jet,’ the brand-new Boeing...

Admiral Travel on Suncoast View: Australia

March 08, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Admiral Travel on Suncoast View: Australia
Presented by Travel Advisor Alexis Leeming
Our own Alexis Leeming was invited to the studio at Sarasota's ABC 7 to talk travel with the hosts of Suncoast View this week. ABC 7's Linda Carson is gearing up for a journey to Australia, so Alexis was prepared to share her personal knowledge about the destination. After all, Alexis had the opportunity to live in Australia for a year and has traveled throughout the "Land Down Under." Click here to view the complete segment. 

Business Observer: "The Luxury Skies"

March 01, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Business Observer: "The Luxury Skies"
Singita Safari + Crystal Skye Journey Covered in the News
Major news from Malaka and Ryan Hilton in the Business Observer this week! "The Hiltons have partnered with one of the newest luxury private charters on the market, the Crystal Skye. The plane is a Boeing 777 that’s been transformed into a five-star resort in the air." Click here to read the full article by Mark Gordon in the Business Observer.

Crystal Cruises & ATI on ABC 7's Suncoast View

February 18, 2018 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Crystal Cruises & ATI on ABC 7's Suncoast View
Crystal's Monique Ross Joins ATI's Ryan Hilton for a Special Announcement
Monique Ross from Crystal Cruises joined our own Ryan Hilton in Sarasota's ABC 7 studio on February 15 to talk travel with the hosts of Suncoast View.  It was a great opportunity to discuss yacht, river and ocean cruising with Crystal, plus share an extraordinary opportunity to board the Crystal Skye in 2019 with the Hiltons!  Click here to view the complete segment. 

Ryan Hilton Named Top Travel Specialist by Condé Nast Traveler for 14th Consecutive Year

November 19, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Ryan Hilton Named Top Travel Specialist by Condé Nast Traveler for 14th Consecutive Year
Hilton Honored for Expertise in Southern Africa
 Ryan Hilton, co-proprietor of Sarasota-based Admiral Travel International and the agency’s sister tour company Authentescapes, has been named a Travel Specialist for the 14th consecutive year as part of Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 List of Top Travel Specialists. The annual list recognizing the world’s finest travel companies honors Hilton as a “Travel Specialist for Southern Africa,” a designation awarded to only six agents...

Luxury Travel Showcase at Selby Gardens

November 02, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Luxury Travel Showcase at Selby Gardens
Join Admiral Travel's Top Partners for a Special Reception
Are you ready to learn the latest insider information from the world's greatest cruise lines, safari lodges, luxury boutique hotels and exhilarating expeditions to exotic destinations around the globe? Are you interested in Malaka and Ryan Hilton's grand reveal of their Founder's Journeys for 2018 and beyond?  Please mark your calendar now and plan to join Admiral Travel for a special update showcasing featured destinations and...

Northern California Wildfire Updates

October 17, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Update from Virtuoso: October 17, 2017
Our partners at Virtuoso have shared the following update regarding several of our partner hotels in Northern California. The Admiral Travel International team continues to keep all those in the path of the wildfires in our thoughts and prayers, and we look forward to sending guests in true Virtuoso style as the area begins to recover.  Virtuoso Update: October 17, 2017 Please do see the below hotel updates as related to the...

ATI Guests' Travel & Wedding Featured in City Island Life

September 23, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Wedding on the Cliffs of South Africa
Admiral Travel International client Sherry Kittle recently shared her family’s travel experiences in South Africa – including a destination wedding for her daughter Allie and now son-in-law Jordan Schworch – with City Islands Life magazine.  Please click here (for the first page) here (for the second page) to read the complete article by Matt Massey featured in the September 2017 issue, which concludes as follows with a great...

Admiral Travel in 941 CEO Magazine

September 20, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Admiral Travel in 941 CEO Magazine
Staying Relevant in the Era of Online Everything
"Trip Advisor. Kayak. Orbitz. Momondo. Travelocity. Expedia. Hotwire. Airbnb. With so many resources a click away, what advantages does a travel agent still offer? Plenty, contend Ryan and Malaka Hilton, the husband-and-wife team who own Sarasota’s Admiral Travel International." And our guests agree! Read all about how our travel agency is staying relevant and providing value to clients in Cooper Levey-Baker's article in the newest issue...

Thank You for Checking In on Admiral Travel during Hurricane Irma

September 14, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Thank You for Checking In on Admiral Travel during Hurricane Irma
Advisors are Available • Partner Resorts Reporting In
Thank you to our many guests and colleagues across the country and around the world who reached out with care and concern for our local team as well as clients in Sarasota and throughout Florida this past week. The Admiral Travel team is thankfully safe and sound following Hurricane Irma. While our hearts go out to all those dramatically affected by Hurricane Irma, we are relieved to report most of our Caribbean and Florida partners fared...
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