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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...

An Insider's Look - Solomon's Wall in Botswana

October 18, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

An Insider's Look - Solomon's Wall in Botswana
Southern Africa with Taryn Daley Miller
Just a couple weeks ago, our travel designer, Taryn Daley Miller returned from escorting a trip of first-time travelers to Africa. They dined at the best establishments in Cape Town, witnessed whales breaching in Hermanus, sipped local wines in Stellenbosch and spotted big game on Safari in Botswana. One of their most exciting moments came as a surprise when they visited Solomon's wall in Botswana, not knowing what to expect to see. Taryn...

ATI Featured in Business Observer

September 25, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

ATI Featured in Business Observer
‘More travel, less hate’
Published September 23, 2016 in Business Observer Article by Mark Gordon Photo by Lori Sax Malaka Hilton and her team of global travel gurus at Admiral Travel International are so good at what they do they sometimes talk themselves out of more business. The Sarasota-based agency specializes in creating high-end unique trips, from Iceland to South Africa, that center around one key factor: the experience. It’s a millennial-fueled...

Malaka Hilton is named to the Travel + Leisure 2016 A-List

August 15, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Malaka Hilton is named to the Travel + Leisure 2016 A-List
14th Consecutive Year on the A-List!
Malaka Hilton, founder and president of Admiral Travel International, has been recognized for the 14th consecutive year as an Egypt Specialist on Travel + Leisure's 15th annual A-List. The annual Travel + Leisure program showcases the best specialists in the travel business, the industry leaders who have firsthand knowledge of destinations on the rise, are able to provide unique access for their clients and provide comprehensive insider travel...

An Insiders Look - Michael in South Africa

August 02, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Insiders Look - Michael in South Africa
The Big Five in One Drive
Admiral Travel Safari Specialist Michael Distler gives his recap on his recent experience escorting a group of travelers through South Africa just this past July:What is the best problem to have when traveling on a safari experience? When guests have seen so much on their very first game drive that they could go home the following day and consider themselves lucky with what they’ve witnessed. This is when the real magic begins, boxes of...

An Insiders Look - Ryan on Truffle Hunting

July 05, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Insiders Look - Ryan on Truffle Hunting
The Hunt for Truffles along the Mirna River Valley
Admiral Travel International Proprietors Ryan and Malaka Hilton recently returned from leading a group of clients on aspecial journey exploring the Splendors of The Adriatic in style! One highlight of the trip? Truffle hunting along the Mirna River valley. Ryan provided an insider’s look at the experience:After docking in Rovinj, Croatia we traveled north by road. The 1 hour 10 minute drive to the Mirna River valley showed us many...

An Insiders Look - Taryn on The Gulet Experience

June 21, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An Insiders Look - Taryn on The Gulet Experience
Sailing down the Adriatic
This June, I had the unique opportunity to sail down the coast of Croatia in a privately chartered Gulet.  A Gulet is a traditional design two-masted sailing vessel, originating from the coast of Turkey, and can now be found throughout the Eastern Mediterranean.  There are many ways to visit Croatia, but with over 1,200 islands to visit, I believe that by sea is the best way to explore.  We motored down the coast, from Split to...
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