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Destination Highlight: Singita

May 28, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Destination Highlight: Singita
Just a few weeks ago, ATI Owners Malaka and Ryan Hilton attended Virtuoso Symposium held in Cape Town, South Africa. Virtuoso Symposium is a high level business meeting that brings together the most influential decision makers of the travel industry, including key member Advisors and preferred providers. While in South Africa, a place very near to the heart of Admiral Travel, they received a very special invitation for dinner at the home of...

Destination Highlight: Cuba

May 28, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Destination Highlight: Cuba
Just this past month, a lucky group of 22 Admiral Travelers embarked on the 45 minute flight from Miami to Havana for a Culinary Adventure like none other led by Chef Tommy & Jaymie Klauber! Minutes separate the two cities but they are certainly a world apart. The group spent four days exploring the vibrant streets of Havana and dining in the city's best Paladares (privately owned restaurants) before heading to the coast for the...

Insider's Look - Cuba!

May 24, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

ATI's Alexis Leeming offers insight into our recent Culinary Cuba Adventure
As the small plane climbed to the sky out of the Miami airport, it dawned on me that we were headed to a place where just a couple of years ago, Americans were mostly forbidden to go. When we touched down, a completely different world emerged. We left the skyscrapers and bright lights of a vibrant and prosperous Miami and arrived into an expansive city that once boasted a similar skyline, now seen crumbling before our eyes. As we drove...

Admiral In the Sunday Paper!

May 17, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Admiral In the Sunday Paper!
Culinary Cuba 2016
Sunday, May 15, front and center on the Herald Tribune was the article about our Culinary Cuba departure led by Chef Tommy & Jaymie Klauber along with ATI's Taryn Daley and Alexis Leeming on our first foray into the once forbidden country. Read the article below: By Maggie Menderski
maggie.menderski@heraldtribune.comPublished: Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 4:40 p.m.Last Modified: Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 4:40 p.m. Cuba was...

Private Dinner with Singita Owner

May 10, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Private Dinner with Singita Owner
ATI Owners Malaka and Ryan Hilton loved to see the 2016 Virtuoso International Symposium held in South Africa this spring! Just a few weeks ago, Cape Town hosted an incredible collection of the most influential people in global luxury travel – including our own Malaka and Ryan, of course. Several weeks before the Symposium, as colleagues began finalizing pre- and post-itinerary options, the Hiltons were delighted to receive an exclusive...

International Virtuoso Symposium 2016

May 10, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

International Virtuoso Symposium 2016
ATI Owners Malaka and Ryan Hilton always look forward to participating in the annual International Virtuoso Symposium. They know their presence and participation is key in maintaining the close relationships ATI enjoys with the travel industry’s best around the world. While additional regional Virtuoso meetings are held in the states several times a year—and ATI Advisors attend—the International Symposium is the gathering of true leaders...

Cocktail Recipe: The Spirit of Sweni

May 10, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Cocktail Recipe: The Spirit of Sweni
This refreshing cocktail adds some zip and zing to a traditional gin and tonic by adding homemade lemonade and some fresh fruit to the mix.The Spirit of SweniIngredients – what you will need:Ingredients: 25ml Inverroche Verdant Gin (or your favourite gin)100ml fresh lemonade100ml tonic water Method – what to do: 1. Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes2. Stir well3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass4....

An Insiders Look - Alexis does Ireland

April 21, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

An Insiders Look - Alexis does Ireland
Castles, Cuisine and Aristocracy
Ireland: A magical land of craggy cliffs, towering castles, genuine hospitality and mythical scenery. Just a couple of weeks ago, I was afforded the exciting opportunity to explore the magical landscape of Ireland by special invitation from Admiral Travel partners in the destination. Each night we dined and overnighted at a different five star property to give a thorough overview of the options in the region available for discerning...

School Erected in South Africa with Help from Sarasota's All Heart Fund

April 15, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

School Erected in South Africa with Help from Sarasota's All Heart Fund
South Africa’s Most Rural Digital Campus of Learning
The Admiral Travel International team is "All Heart" for South Africa. After all, it's where Owners Malaka and Ryan Hilton first met 20+ years ago and the native country of our Advisor Taryn Daley. Our team members have made remarkable memories in South Africa, so we love introducing clients to the magic of this special land. In recent years, we've loved seeing our partners from Michael's On East, Michael & Terri Klauber, fall madly in...

Talking African Safaris on Suncoast View

April 06, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Talking African Safaris on Suncoast View
Safari Expert Ryan Hilton
"All safaris are not created equal!" Admiral Travel International co-owner, Zimbabwe native, former safari guide and Top Safari Specialist by Conde Nast Traveler for 10+ years, Ryan Hilton is THE expert to meet when learning about the African safari experience. On Wednesday, April 6, Ryan was invited to share his insights with the hosts and viewers of ABC 7's Suncoast View.  Click here to view the complete video segment online....

Insiders Access - The Hilton's Do Napa

March 29, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Insiders Access - The Hilton's Do Napa
Wine Country
In February, to celebrate our anniversary Malaka and I went traveling to northern California with two couples who are good friends. Following two fantastic days and 3 nights of sightseeing and eating our way through San Francisco, we rented a minivan and drove to Napa for two additional nights of fun and exploration. Between the six of us only Malaka & I had visited this scenic valley before so we were all expecting a brief introduction to...

In Response To Global Events - Why You Should Keep Traveling

March 24, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

In Response To Global Events - Why You Should Keep Traveling
At Admiral Travel International, we take great pride in knowing our valued guests entrust us with their experience while abroad. Because of this, we remain steadfast and vigilant in our commitment to keeping them informed and safe. With recent terrorism incidents occurring in Europe and safety precautions being issued by the State Department, we want to ensure our travelers know that your safety and peace of mind is always our number one...

Premium Benefits & Upgrades

March 08, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Premium Benefits & Upgrades
Always the Very Best Partners for ATI clients!
Always Extraordinary. Always Everywhere. Always Admiral Travel.  Always the very best partners for ATI clients!  Your ideal travel dreams inspire ATI to design the ultimate in customized itineraries and experiences. After developing an understanding your personal travel needs and priorities, Admiral Travel’s specialized advisors create tailored journeys including the very best travel providers (world-class hoteliers,...

A Very Special Place in the Heart of Admiral Travel

March 03, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

A Very Special Place in the Heart of Admiral Travel
Londolozi Celebrates 90 Years
The foundations of the Londolozi dream were shaped over eighty years ago when two friends – the great grandfathers of the Varty and Taylor clans stood before the mighty Sand River for the first time. Londolozi holds a very special position to us in this company as it is where Malaka & Ryan met. It was love at first sight for her. The moment she saw the tall, bush-dusty field guide in his khaki shorts and tall socks descending the stairs...

Admiral Travel International Welcomed to Respected Regent Seven Seas Council

March 01, 2016 // Posted in: Latest News

Admiral Travel International Welcomed to Respected Regent Seven Seas Council
 Admiral Travel International Welcomed to Respected Regent Seven Seas CouncilLocal Client Reception with Regent will be held on March 2Admiral Travel International, a Virtuoso-member travel agency based in downtown Sarasota, has been welcomed as a member of the 2016 Regent Seven Seas Council, an exclusive group of top industry performers. The appointment grants the leadership of Admiral Travel even greater advanced access to resources,...
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