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An Insider's Look - Michelle & Jolene cruise the North Atlantic Isles

July 10, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Insider's Look - Michelle & Jolene cruise the North Atlantic Isles
Reykjavik to London
Jolene DiRocco and Michelle Andersen had the honor of escorting the ISCVP (formerly CVIS) 2017 departure just this past month. The group cruised through the North Atlantic Isles on the Crystal Symphony from Reykjavik to Portsmouth, London. Admiral Travel's Director of Private Experiences, Michelle Andersen recaps their time below:"Our illustrious group included world renowned top cardiologists in their field, spearheaded by Dr. Mahfouz El...

An Insider's Look - We Are Africa & Namibia with Michael

May 29, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Insider's Look - We Are Africa & Namibia with Michael
May 2017: Michael Distler’s Insider Account of Cape Town Conference & Wilderness Safaris' Kulala and Little Kulala Camps
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to join some of the most talented minds and dedicated individuals in hospitality at the We Are Africa conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The invitation-only show is a personal favorite of mine, hosted with both the precision and passion that is so characteristic of Africa. With conservation at the core of African tourism, the week-long event kicks off in the winelands with a Conservation Lab where...

Travel with the Connoisseur Club in 2018

May 09, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Travel with the Connoisseur Club in 2018
By Land or Sea
 Michael & Terri Klauber of Michael's On East and Ryan & Malaka Hilton of Admiral Travel International invite you to join the next Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club journeys in 2018! SIP & SAVOR EUROPEMAY 22 - 31, 2018 Experience 9 Nights aboard Regent's Seven Seas Explorer, THE MOST LUXURIOUS SHIP EVER BUILTTM and this luxury line's newest ship, as the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club sets sail from Lisbon to London. Click...

What Mom Really Wants: A Trip with You!

May 03, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

What Mom Really Wants: A Trip with You!
Book Mom a Special Getaway this Mother's Day, Or Surprise Her with a Trip for the Entire Family
Traveling as a Pack: With the Entire Family on SafariIf you're wondering why you should book your next journey - especially any safari adventures - through the experts at Admiral Travel International, please allow a past ATI traveler to explain: "Our safari in South Africa was hands-down the best family travel experience we have ever had in our lives."  We all travel for different reasons, but often times we are looking to make...

An Insider's Look - Taryn sails aboard Uniworld

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

An Insider's Look - Taryn sails aboard Uniworld
Basel to Amsterdam
Recently, I was afforded the wonderful opportunity to sail aboard Uniworld’s S.S. Antoinette along the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam. This was my first experience on a river cruise and I was blown away by the attention to detail and level of hospitality displayed by Uniworld. I was initially uncertain about the river cruise experience as I was concerned I might not have the freedom to explore on my own, but I was pleasantly surprised to...

Chef Roy Yamaguchi Joins Hiltons' Inaugural Founders Journey

April 28, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Chef Roy Yamaguchi Joins Hiltons' Inaugural Founders Journey
Six-Day Luxury Trip features Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival this October
Admiral Travel International, a Virtuoso-member travel agency based in downtown Sarasota, is announcing an escorted trip to Hawaii to experience the Hawai'i Food & Wine Festival with Chef Roy Yamaguchi this October. Admiral Travel Owners Malaka and Ryan Hilton will lead the luxury journey in partnership with Yamaguchi, the celebrity chef and restaurateur credited as the innovator of Hawaiian Fusion cuisine. The six-day trip, set for...

An Insider's Look - The Hiltons do Crystal Gala

April 11, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Aboard Crystal Mozart
Recently, Malaka and Ryan Hilton were invited to attend the lavish Crystal Gala aboard Crystal Mozart. The event is reserved for the top Crystal producers and is an opportunity for Advisors to receive updates and insight to happenings within the Crystal Brand, as well as to spend time meeting with the Executive team. The ship sailed along the Danube and, whilst the majority of their days were filled with meetings and networking, the Hilton's...

Admiral Travel International Featured in Sarasota Herald Tribune

March 13, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Admiral Travel International Featured in Sarasota Herald Tribune
" Small Sarasota travel agency thrives with personal attention, VIP treatment "
Original Article - Posted by the Sarasota Herald TribuneUpdated Mar 6, 2017 at 6:14 AM By Maggie Menderski Retail Reporter  It's been two decades since U.S. airlines cut commissions for travel agencies, and just about that long since Admiral Travel International opened its doors. The Sarasota travel company launched almost simultaneously with that major blow to a steadily evolving and struggling industry that since...

An Insiders Look - Los Cabos

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

An Insiders Look - Los Cabos
Malaka & Ryan visit two iconic properties
Following an inspiring and action packed time at Virtuoso Forum, Malaka and Ryan Hilton enjoyed a stay in the tip of Baja California Sur, Los Cabos. There they enjoyed leisure time to revel in the areas' natural beauty as well as an exciting adventure swimming with whale sharks. Being the avid and talented photographer he is, Ryan Hilton captured some of his favorite scenes from the destination in the images adjacent.  Ryan gives his...

An Insiders Look - Michelle Sails Royal Caribbean

January 31, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News

An Insiders Look - Michelle Sails Royal Caribbean
"Harmony of the Seas"
Harmony of the Seas is a GREAT ship and a welcome addition to the Oasis Class line of RCCL big boys! This is an ideal fit for a family – kids will NEVER be bored and as we all know, happy kids make for happy parents! I was in a deluxe outside veranda – fair size, great storage space and a very deep veranda.  The four bedroom Royal Family Suite is a WOW with two master bedrooms complete with great lounge space, huge bathrooms with...

ATI Ceo Malaka Hilton Featured in Top Destinations for 2017 List

January 12, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

ATI Ceo Malaka Hilton Featured in Top Destinations for 2017 List
Who to call for Travel to Egypt
Egypt is ranking in the top 20 destinations for 2017 according to Bloomberg News and they know exactly who to call when you're ready to go!In the article for " The 20 destinations that will be especially hot this year—and the data you need to plan your trip " from Bloomberg News, Egypt is listed among other exotic mainstays such as Japan and Cape Town and of course, they list Admiral Travel CEO Malaka Hilton as whom to call to plan your...

Admiral Travel International Celebrates its 20th Year in Business

January 11, 2017 // Posted in: Latest News

Admiral Travel International Celebrates its 20th Year in Business
Founded in 1997, Admiral Travel International celebrates 20 years this year. Founders and Proprietors Malaka and Ryan Hilton and their passionate team of Travel Advisors look forward to honoring this milestone as we celebrate and continue to help travelers connect - connect to a destination, a culture, an environment and to each other.Born from an idea that travel should be immersive and experiential in nature, without ever having to...

CondeNast Recommends Ryan Hilton as Top Travel Specialist

December 07, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

CondeNast Recommends Ryan Hilton as Top Travel Specialist
13th Consecutive Years
We could not be more proud to announce our own "experience maker" Ryan Hilton has been recognized for the 13th consecutive year as a top travel specialist for Africa by Condé Nast Traveler, a distinction held by only 12 agents globally. Furthermore, Ryan has earned the honor as a top travel specialist for Family Safari planning, making him one of just 2 in the field internationally. This designation only emboldens the fact that Ryan is...

The Admiral Travel Team Recalls Holiday Travel Memories

November 28, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

The Admiral Travel Team Recalls Holiday Travel Memories
From Australia to Amsterdam!
As the holidays approach, The Team at Admiral Travel International takes time to reflect on special memories of Holiday travel...  along with some excitement for trips they are preparing to take this season! The Holidays are a time to get together with the ones we love most, and what better get together than a planned trip to somewhere spectacular? Read below for some of our personal travel memories.  Michelle: My travel...

The Amazon through the eyes of our global citizen - Alex Hilton

November 10, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

The Amazon through the eyes of our global citizen - Alex Hilton
"Just Some Water"
Women living on the banks of the Marañón River try to birth as many children as possible because it is expected that a significant percentage of them will die as infants. The water of the Marañón River is not safe to drink; kids die every day drinking it. I’ve just arrived, by boat, to a village on the banks of this river -- the principal source of water for the Amazon River. It’s June 30th, 2015, in the midst of an incredibly hot...
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