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Safari Travelers Encouraged to Watch Joubert's 'Okavango: River of Dreams'

October 18, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Safari Travelers Encouraged to Watch Joubert's 'Okavango: River of Dreams'
Admiral Travel's own Ryan Hilton is anticipating the U.S. Premiere of Joubert's 'Okavango: River of Dreams' airing on PBS stations in the coming weeks! Ryan reports this series will include some of the very best footage and storytelling to ever come out of Africa. Here's the full update provided directly by the film producers: This three-part blue-chip series from, Great Plains Conservation co-founders and wildlife filmmakers,...

Malaka Hilton Named to the Travel + Leisure 2019 A-List

October 10, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Malaka Hilton Named to the Travel + Leisure 2019 A-List
Honored for 17th Consecutive Year for Specialty in Egypt and the Middle East
Malaka Hilton, founder and president of Admiral Travel International (ATI), has been recognized for the 17th consecutive year on Travel + Leisure's 18th annual A-List for her specialty in Egypt and the Middle East. Hilton’s additional specialties in planning luxury travel experiences in Morocco, South Africa andUnitedArab Emirates are also noted on www.travelandleisure.com/a-list as part of the...

A Message from the Hiltons about the Bahamas

September 23, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

A Message from the Hiltons about the Bahamas
It's Time to Visit 14 of 16 Bahamian Islands
When Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamian Islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama it devastated the island and its people. Immediately following the storm, at the recommendation of a Bahamian friend, we referred those who wanted to help with the recovery to donate through an online Amazon wish list. Moving forward, the best way you can assist the Bahamian people is by still visiting islands of the Bahamas. They need tourism revenue in order to...

Cruise with the “Best Culinary Experience” Aboard Oceania’s Sirena

September 01, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Cruise with the “Best Culinary Experience” Aboard Oceania’s Sirena
Contact an ATI Advisor to Learn More: 941-951-1801
Delight your palate as you taste all that earned Oceania the recent “Best Culinary Experience” award at Virtuoso Travel Week 2019 as you sail Istanbul to Dubai for a 20-day voyage. Sirena’s Footsteps of Discovery itinerary allows you to explore: Turkey: Istanbul, Pergamum (Dikili), Ephesus (Kusadasi), AntalyaCyprus: PaphosIsrael: Jerusalem (Haifa) Cruising the Mediterranean Sea & Suez Canal Transit Jordan: AqabaEgypt: Luxor...

Photo Contest: Capture the Soul of Africa

August 27, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Photo Contest: Capture the Soul of Africa
From ATI Preferred Partner Wilderness Safaris
Calling all safari travelers (and amateur photographer guests!) - If you've taken a photo which you feel "captures the soul of Africa," we invite you to enter Wilderness Safaris' new photo contest.  An entry fee of R300 (USD 25) will allow photographers to submit five entries, with all funds going to the Wilderness Wildlife Trust. Start browsing your personal albums now as photographers will have an opportunity to start submitting...

Working with the Best in the Biz

August 27, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Working with the Best in the Biz
Virtuoso Travel Week 2019
Several members of the ATI team recently returned from Virtuoso Travel Week (VTW). With more than 6,500 professionals representing the world’s best luxury travel experiences, this annual gathering strengthens ATI’s global partnerships and close personal connections with industry leaders. Wherever your Bucket List – or Wanderlist – leads you next, it’s comforting to know an ATI Advisor can always pick-up the phone and speak to their...

Crystal Skye: Takes Off from SRQ with ATI, Makes Headlines from Tampa to Nelspruit

June 19, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Crystal Skye: Takes Off from SRQ with ATI, Makes Headlines from Tampa to Nelspruit
ATI’s Future Private Flights in Development
The Hiltons promised it would be the trip of a lifetime, and based on the feedback of 60 travelers lucky enough to experience ATI’s Singita Safari + Crystal Skye experience with Salvatore Ferragamo, it truly was. In case you missed the local media coverage of the Crystal Skye’s Sarasota debut with the complete red carpet treatment - thanks to ATI’s private charter - here’s a glimpse inside the Boeing 777 custom private jet. Click...

Two Members of ATI Team Nominated for 2019 Virtuoso Awards

June 05, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Two Members of ATI Team Nominated for 2019 Virtuoso Awards
Have you ever wondered what being a “Virtuoso” agency means for travelers who work with Admiral Travel? Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 1,000 travel agency partners with 20,000 elite travel advisors in 50 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the...

Summer Travel Season in Full Swing: Cruise Offers for Dad – or You!

June 03, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Summer Travel Season in Full Swing: Cruise Offers for Dad – or You!
ATI’s Future Private Flights in Development
Perhaps dad is a boater, but a true yachting expedition to another land is next on his wish list.  Step aboard the Crystal Esprit to explore legendary lands of the Arabian Peninsula. Book by June 30 and save up to $2,000 per suite to discover artifacts and UNESCO World Heritage sites of some of the most ancient civilizations on earth on a 7- to 11-day, all-inclusive yacht voyage aboard the exclusive 31-suite Crystal Esprit. Tradition...

Tiger Photographic Safari in India

June 01, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Tiger Photographic Safari in India
Those familiar with journeys organized by ATI at Londolozi Game Reserve may be acquainted with former Londolozi guide Nick Kleer. He has developed quite the fan club over the years and we are lucky enough to have his endorsement and partnership in producing another Admiral Travel journey next year!   “Craving an adventure that will set all of your senses alive? Want to view and photograph Tigers in the wild? Come and join in...

Crystal Skye Prepares for Sarasota Debut at SRQ with Admiral Travel

April 26, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Crystal Skye Prepares for Sarasota Debut at SRQ with Admiral Travel
ATI Guests to Enjoy Wine Tastings 35,000 Feet in the Sky with Famous Winemaker Salvatore Ferragamo
Sarasota-based travel agency Admiral Travel International (ATI) has created a first-of-its-kind departure bringing the world’s largest and ‘most luxuriously spacious private charter jet,’ the Boeing 777-200LR Crystal Skye, to Sarasota for the first time. ATI Proprietors Malaka and Ryan Hilton, alongside their friend and colleague Salvatore Ferragamo of Il Borro Wines, grandson of the famed Italian footwear designer, will host a private...

Ryan Hilton: CNTraveler Travel Specialist for 16th Consecutive Years

March 27, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Ryan Hilton: CNTraveler Travel Specialist for 16th Consecutive Years
Hilton Honored for Expertise in Southern Africa on the 2019 List
Our own Ryan Hilton, co-proprietor of Admiral Travel International and our agency’s sister tour company Authentescapes, has been named a Travel Specialist for the 16th consecutive year as part of Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 List of Top Travel Specialists. The annual list honors Hilton as a “Travel Specialist for Southern Africa.” Hilton’s dedication to photographic safaris, talent in organizing journeys for multi-generational...

Travel Agency Provides "Specialization, One-of-a-Kind Experiences"

March 04, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Travel Agency Provides "Specialization, One-of-a-Kind Experiences"
As Featured in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 4, 2019
Admiral Travel International in the - local - news! (We also made the papers in Egypt, but that was "so last week" as they say.)The Herald-Tribune Media Group's Retail & Tourism ReporterLaura Finaldi explains in today's Sarasota : "Because of a tech-savvy, educated client base, one-of-a-kind vacation packages and a personal touch you’re not going to get from a wholesale internet booking service, several travel agents and advisors in...

Traveler Feedback: "Absolutely Extraordinary Experience in Egypt"

March 04, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

Traveler Feedback: "Absolutely Extraordinary Experience in Egypt"
 We like to consider every single journey we escort for travelers - and all customized itineraries designed for those traveling independently - truly remarkable. However, some ATI experiences are exceptionable beyond measure. Our recent (February 2019) Founder's Journey to Egypt was one of those trips which are simply difficult to put into words.  Thankfully, a few ATI travelers recently shared their personal experiences to...

What’s New in 2019 & Beyond: AmaWaterways

January 06, 2019 // Posted in: Latest News

What’s New in 2019 & Beyond: AmaWaterways
Contact an ATI Advisor to Learn More: 941-951-1801
Your ATI Advisor would love to help plan your next cruise with AmaWaterways. Family-owned and operated, AmaWaterways is known for its award-winning river cruise ships, exquisite cuisine, authentic experiences, and above all else, its unparalleled service. Whether you journey through Europe, Southeast Asia or Africa, the extraordinary crew turns every mile you travel into your most cherished memory. You’ll also enjoy innovations...
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