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Nestled above the rocky shoreline on the magnificent bay of Pointe Milou, The Christopher Hotel has long been a refuge for those in-the-know on St. Barth for its understated elegance and amazing sunset views. One of the last remaining family-owned properties on the island, it continues to exude true St. Barth charm and personality.
Curated as new experiences for 2023, Cheetah Plains has designed a new private art tour and art buying experience for aesthetes. This unique opportunity allows guests to receive a one-on-one art tour with illustrious South African artist Conor Mccreedy, known for his distinctive monochromatic blue painted artwork with pieces such as Blue Butterfly and Blue Running Cheetah on display at the property.
Travel and yacht expedition specialists, Pelorus, have put a new spin on the phrase, ‘Bucket List Travel.’ The team has designed once-in-a-lifetime experiences for travelers to see the world in a different way incorporating citizen science, exploring deeper into remote and lesser-traveled destinations, and exclusive-use accommodations such as yachts, villas, luxury mobile camps, and private chalets.
REYA Communications (REYA) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new clients. The public relations agency will now handle the US media relations and communications strategy for El Camino Travel and the Christopher Hotel in St. Barth. These two distinguished brands join REYA’s roster of independently owned travel brands committed to conservation, sustainability, and social impact.
Pelorus, the ultimate experiential travel company turned five in November 2022. To mark this milestone they’ve released their Luxury Travel and Yachting Report that looks at the trends that will define the next five years of travel. Developed in association with Globetrender, a leading travel trend forecasting agency, the UK and US based operator focuses on seven key trends they predict will be shaping the future of luxury travel between 2023 and 2027.
A five-star hotel in the heart of county Tipperary, Cashel Palace epitomizes the finest of Irish hospitality. Set within a magnificent Palladian manor, built in 1732, this landmark address has been meticulously restored to create a truly desirable destination hotel. Cashel Palace is an impressive choice for special occasions, whether it's large events in the elegant ballroom or intimate affairs in one of the private dining suites. The wedding planners onsite are ready to organize a truly magical and unforgettable event.
Pelorus, the ultimate experiential travel and yachting company announces a partnership with OceanSky Cruises to become their ‘Expedition Partner’, supporting the development and progression of ultra-sustainable airship travel. Together, Pelorus and OceanSky Cruises will usher in a new age of no-footprint voyages to unlock and gain access to some of the most remote and carefully preserved corners of the world. The first charters are planned to take flight in 2024 where guests will have the opportunity to cruise in complete comfort and luxury from Svalbard to what is often considered ‘ground zero’ for climate change; the North Pole.
As we step into a new era of travel, one which prioritizes planetary wellbeing, authenticity and transparency, Volcanoes Safaris, pioneers of gorilla and chimpanzee eco-tourism in Uganda and Rwanda since 1997, reflects on the last 25 years while looking ahead as they announce the launch of their 5th lodge to open in 2023 near Kibale National Park in Uganda for chimpanzee trekking.
Go2Africa is pleased to share the ultimate safari sojourn and top experiences travelers can look forward to in 2023. With new flights being offered from the United States, new luxury safari camps opening and destinations that are perfect for every occasion from honeymoons to family trips, there has never been a better time to visit Africa.
Nelly O. Gedeon, serial entrepreneur and founder of Wayaj is pleased to introduce her newest venture IMPPACT (Imperative Metamorphosis to Preserve our Planet and Communities for Tomorrow). IMPPACT is a proprietary software comprising a one-of-a-kind Carbon Footprint Calculating Engine (CFC Engine™) and Sustainable Actions module that the public can utilize to enable positive-impact travel worldwide, making it easy to assess the CO2 generated from business or leisure travels and neutralize its impact through offsetting, while supporting Sustainable Actions (SAs) which are aligned with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) is pleased to support a survey for large carnivores in the Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area in Uganda, particularly for African lion, leopard and spotted hyena. The VSPT was established in 2009, as a non-profit organization that connects Volcanoes Safaris' Rwanda and Uganda luxury lodges to the neighboring communities and conservation activities. The VSPT which is funded by Volcanoes Safaris, as well as private donations by guests and other parties, will donate over $12,000 to the carnivore survey.
Cheetah Plains is home to the exclusive-use luxury villa and sustainable safari experience nestled in South Africa’s most celebrated wildlife area, the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve. A sophisticated, innovative eco-luxury safari experience for the modern age, Cheetah Plains was designed to offer the best in service to its guests and also its environment. Operating 100% off grid using solar power and electric land vehicles, this is a first for the Nature Reserve.
September 2022 marks the grand opening of Alyeska Nordic Spa at Girdwood’s Alyeska Resort, located 40 miles from Anchorage. Alaska’s first-ever Nordic Spa will be a year-round opportunity to disconnect to reconnect and enjoy a 50,000 sq. ft series of outdoor hot and cold Hydrotherapy pools, massage treatments and wellness offerings. The experience will include cold water plunges and waterfalls, aromatherapy infused steam rooms, a Halotherapy Signature sauna, Finnish sauna and an exfoliation cabin featuring Alaskan sea salt, all connected by a heated pathway.
World Gorilla Day on Sept. 24, 2022, will now be celebrated at the new purpose-built campus in Rwanda – the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. World Gorilla Day recognizes the majesty of gorillas, with whom we share more than 98% of our DNA, and raises vital awareness about the many threats they face.
Each year in Alaska this spectacular shooting star performance of Geminidis and Quadrantids, visible from December to January, lights up the sky with 60 to as many as 200 meteor showers per hour under perfect conditions. This year experts are reporting peak showers to start around December 28, 2022 and run through January 12, 2023 with peak showers on the evenings of January 3, 4 and 5th reaching over 100 shooting stars per hour.
Gangtey Lodge is pleased to announce its September 2022 reopening as the mystical Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan welcomes back international travelers. After an almost three year closure, the country is poised to open with a focus on a sustainability model of high value, low volume tourism. New efforts are aimed to keep the country carbon negative and a green destination for tourists while protecting its people, culture, values,
Experiential travel company Pelorus announces the launch of a series of yacht adventures for charter groups traveling to Sardinia, Antigua & Barbuda, and Indonesia, in collaboration with Luxury Treasure Hunts. This fresh, highly creative approach to yachting allows guests to make the most of their boat, captain, crew, and water toys, while exploring the destinations, by land
Pelorus, the luxury travel and yacht operator, is delighted to announce the appointment of Gayle Patterson as Head of Charter to their Yacht division. More than ever before, charter clients and owners are venturing further afield and showing an increasing appetite for adventure. Pelorus recommends the following six yachts to watch for the upcoming 2023 yachting season.