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Admiral’s Summer Vacations: Michael’s Many Faces of Africa

September 17, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

An avid photographer, our Safari Specialist Michael Distler has chosen to share a photo essay with readers of our blog.
Michael Distler’s love of adventure and the outdoors has inspired amazing journeys in every corner of the world. An avid photographer, our Safari Specialist Michael Distler has chosen to share a photo essay with readers of our blog.   Having worked almost exclusively with Admiral Travel clients anxious to learn about the unique destination for nearly a decade, I know our photos offer a special lens into the bush which is...

Admiral’s Summer Vacations: Elegant Perfection on Windstar with Michelle

September 10, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

ATI Private Client Director Michelle Andersen's Personal Account of Windstar Cruises: Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast
As Director of ATI’s Private Client Group, Michelle Andersen is dedicated to working with esteemed guests.  In this capacity, Michelle fulfills a wide range of requests from emergency dental exams to private villas and jets.  “My role is really quite simple,” she says.  “Travel is supposed to be fun.  I enjoy making dreams come true, and I love when my clients say I’ve exceeded their expectations.” In June,...

Travel + Leisure Announces 2014 A-List

August 13, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Travel + Leisure Announces 2014 A-List
Malaka Hilton Recognized Among the Best Travel Advisors in the Business
 Whether you are looking to book a safari in Africa, a private yacht for a sail down the Brazilian coast, or a painting class in Italy, a top travel advisor can help you turn your next vacation into the experience of a lifetime. Travel + Leisure® editors evaluated hundreds of travel advisors and picked their favorites for the thirteenth annual A-List of Top Travel Specialists. The exclusive list of the top 133 advisors is organized...

Join 2015 Amazon & Galapagos Charters

August 07, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Join 2015 Amazon & Galapagos Charters
Advance Booking Rates Available Until October 1st
Our private charters traveling to South America next summer, have space to accommodate guests who wish to take advantage of great charter rates, saving $395 per person off the brochure rate for a small ship Galapagos expedition and $300 per person on the luxurious Aqua Expeditions' Amazon River experience! Galapagos onboard the M/V Eclipse: July 3-11, 2015Travelers are raving about this experience, and we are delighted to invite you to...

Oceania 2016 Around the World Cruise

July 30, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Oceania 2016 Around the World Cruise
NOW OPEN FOR RESERVATIONS
Following the overwhelmingly positive response to Insignia's unique and unprecedented itineraries next year, we are pleased to announce a new Around the World in 180 Days voyage sailing roundtrip from Miami on January 4th, 2016.Insignia's route will take guests from the southern Caribbean and South America to the western shores of Africa and around the Cape of Good Hope. Continuing to Asia, the itinerary features several overnight stays,...

Sail Into the Midnight Sun with Viking Ocean Cruises

July 23, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Sail Into the Midnight Sun with Viking Ocean Cruises
Bergen to London Voyage Kicks Off June 2016
Cruise the deep-cut fjords along the fabled Norwegian coast. Sail across the Arctic Circle to the northernmost reaches of the continent where the midnight sun bathes the spectacular coastline in light 24 hours a day. Then follow the path of Vikings from Nordic splendor to Scottish wonder. This is an unparalleled exploration in the wake of great explorers, from the ancient merchant streets of Bergen to tiny hamlets tucked into magnificent and...

Construction Begins on "Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built"

July 15, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Construction Begins on "Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built"
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Steel Cutting in Genoa, Italy Today
Construction began this morning for Seven Seas Explorer®, The Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built™, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy. The crisp pop of a cork being freed from a Krug Grande Cuvée magnum initiated a laser, which cut the ceremonial first piece of steel for the new ship. Incorporating a bottle of the world's finest champagne to start the building process is symbolic of the high level of sophistication and design being...

One&Only Cape Town Roars In Support of SA Wildlife

July 11, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

One&Only Cape Town Roars In Support of SA Wildlife
Gala Events Support the "Forever Wild" Lion
An estimated 70% of lions in SA are being bred for hunting and the illegal trade in lion products is growing.  Conservationists are concerned that Africa's most iconic symbol is becoming – like the rhinoceros – worth more money dead than a alive.We are please to share that our partners at The One&Only Cape Town are supporting the "Forever Wild" lion conservation initiative, organized through the Wilderness Foundation.  Last...

Botswana's Okavango Delta Becomes World Heritage Site

July 08, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Botswana's Okavango Delta Becomes World Heritage Site
The 1000th Unesco World Heritage Site in Botswana Announced
The Okavango Delta was inscribed as the 1000 UNESCO World Heritage site during the 38th Session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) being held in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, June 22, 2014.The Okavango Delta inscription came about in fulfillment of the UNESCO listing criteria due to its unique hydrological event as it is one of the few inland deltas that floods in the dry season, busting into an oasis wonderland during the harsh, dry and dusty...

Tennis with Venus at Sandy Lane

July 02, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Tennis with Venus at Sandy Lane
Exclusive Tennis Clinic This November
Missed the action at Wimbledon this year?  You can still make 2014 a Grand Slam travel year, thanks to Sandy Lane, a lush resort in Barbados considered by many to be the best in the Caribbean. Noted for its Fazio-designed courses, reserved exclusively for guests, Sandy Lane is set to offer an exceptional opportunity this November to meet and play with Venus Williams, the seven-time Grand Slam champion and Olympic gold medal winner.On...

Barefoot, Elegant Perfection on Windstar

June 30, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Barefoot, Elegant Perfection on Windstar
Michelle Andersen’s Review of Wind Surf
In June, ATI Private Client Director Michelle Andersen sailed Windstar Cruises Wind Surf on their Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast itinerary, which departs Venice, sailing along the shores of Croatia and Montenegro, around the boot of Italy to Sicily and Capri, then docks outside Rome.  “Guests who sail on Windstar are notoriously loyal to the brand, so I’m so glad I had the opportunity to discover why,” says Michelle of the...

Singita Stories: Inside the Place of Miracles

June 27, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Singita Stories: Inside the Place of Miracles
New Insights Into the "World's Best"
Congratulations to Singita for being recognized this month by Travel +Leisure for operating the two of the "World's Best" hotels in South Africa, Singita Sabi Sand and Singita Kruger National Park.  Singita Sabi Sand was also voted "Best Safari Location" in the world! "The lives of the people who work at Singita are inevitably entwined with the unspoiled wilderness in which our 12 lodges and camps can be found. Their stories weave...

Seabourn Supports UNESCO

June 24, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Seabourn Supports UNESCO
Seabourn Joins UNESCO in Alliance to Preserve World Heritage Sites
Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique alliance to help protect World Heritage. This exciting partnership is being created to foster wider support and understanding in the travel industry and among travelers for UNESCO’s mission of identifying, safeguarding and promoting unique cultural and natural features around the world deemed to possess universal...

CVIS CME Director [& Malaka's Dad] Honored In Vienna

June 20, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

CVIS CME Director [& Malaka's Dad] Honored In Vienna
Dr. El Shahawy Awarded Golden Doctor Diploma for Cardiology Disease Prevention
Guests who joined Admiral Travel's 2014 CME river cruise, "Passage to Eastern Europe" with Viking River Cruises, were invited to join in a very special ceremony in Vienna, honoring Dr. Mahfouz El Shahawy, medical director of the Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center in Sarasota and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Universities of Florida and South Florida, was honored by the University Of Vienna, Austria. Dr. El Shahawy has served as...

Why Asia With Compagnie du Ponant?

June 17, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Why Asia With Compagnie du Ponant?
Experience The Brand Behind Tauck, A&K Group Charters
Sail aboard L'Austral on an exceptional journey in the heart of secret Asia, rich in emotions and unique encounters. Compagnie du Ponant, the brand that has delivered successful charters for household names like Tauck and Abercrombie & Kent, invites you to experience a different approach to Asia.  Get closer to its history, its traditions and the splendor of its many ancient historical sites on a small, intimate yacht.As your...
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