Introducing 5 new luxury guided journeys, bespoke independent holidays and Chairman’s Collection experiences
RYE, N.Y., July 18, 2018 – Luxury Gold is thrilled to launch its brand new 2019 worldwide collection, featuring 55 enhanced luxury guided Journeys Beyond the Ordinary, with an emphasis on personalization and exclusivity for every traveler.
Using first-hand stories from tastemakers to illuminate destinations and inspire travelers, Luxury Gold’s stylish magazine highlights our exciting new journeys in Great Britain, Ireland, Russia, New England and the Pacific Northwest, our exclusive VIP experiences such as the Chairman’s Collection, our new Bespoke Journeys, and an array of enhanced trip amenities.
“For the 2019 edition of our Luxury Gold magazine, we continue to share inspiring stories from our tastemakers, 17 individuals who are passionate about travel, food, wine, art, music, and history,” said Ulla Hefel Böhler, global CEO of Luxury Gold. “We put our heart and soul into everything we do, taking care of every detail to ensure our guests’ Luxury Gold journeys are perfectly planned, tailored, and truly exceptional.”
The exclusive Chairman’s Collection, personally curated by The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) Chairman, Mr. Stanley Tollman, is a selection of exceptional travel experiences that offer a rare opportunity to meet Legendary Locals such as Princess Anita von Hohenberg at her Austrian castle, or make music in Nashville with Grammy award-winning musician Charlie McCoy.
Bespoke Journeys are another new and exciting offering for 2019, allowing travelers to create their own tailor-made independent itineraries in Greece, Ireland, Scotland and Africa. Additional trip enhancements are also being rolled out in 2019, such as Your Way, which allows guests to customize their journey with a choice of included experiences; and on days with Relaxed Starts, guests can enjoy breakfast in their room at no extra charge. In 2019 guests can also begin taking advantage of My Luxury Gold, an online portal which enables them to touch base with their Traveling Concierge even before they depart on their vacation. Luxury Gold’s dedicated Traveling Concierges will continue to take care of all the details, and personally tailor every trip to each traveler’s preferences.
Travelers can view the complete Luxury Gold collection here, including these five exceptional new guided journeys with a selection of exclusive VIP experiences, luxury hotels and exquisite dining:
‘Ultimate Ireland’: On this 12-day adventure through the Emerald Isle, guests meet esteemed author and food critic Trevor White during an after-hours visit to The Little Museum of Dublin and receive a signed copy of his latest book. After exploring Dublin, they enjoy dinner at Michelin-starred L’Ecrivain restaurant, renowned for its flavorful classic French cuisine. Guests end their journey with a luxurious two-night stay at the magnificent five-star Ashford Castle in County Mayo, with a choice between an elegant afternoon tea or a unique falconry experience at the oldest established falconry school in Ireland.
‘Castles & Kingdoms’: This 20-day odyssey through Britain and Ireland lets guests experience the exclusive Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London, which has been carried out by the Beefeaters every evening for the past 700 years. Guests also dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Bath, and enjoy a VIP twilight picnic at the Royal Gardens in the Yorkshire countryside. On select departures guests also take part in a special Chairman’s Collection experience where they meet the Duchess of Northumberland at her home, Alnwick Castle, and take a private tour of her beautifully restored gardens.
‘Remarkable Russia’: This unforgettable 8-day journey includes a private, after-hours visit to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, where guests sip champagne and delight in the resplendent ambience as they explore the treasures of the palace of the czars with an art historian. In Moscow, guests explore the beautiful Grand Kremlin Palace and enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit to the Royal Apartments, where they learn about the fascinating history of the czars. Guests who opt for the Trans-Siberian Express extension first spend an evening at the luxurious Ritz Carlton Moscow, then continue their journey on board the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express for an additional 13 days.
‘New England’s Magnificent Autumn’: Guests delight in New England’s scenic autumn landscapes, historical heritage, and distinctive regional cuisine on this resplendent 10-day itinerary. They enjoy a private, after-hours tour of the Norman Rockwell Museum, housing the largest collection of the artist’s illustrations, memorabilia and photography. In Lenox, they savor locally-inspired dishes and historical ambience at Table Six, one of the top-rated restaurants in the Berkshires. In New York City, they stay at the upscale Essex House Hotel, whose Art Deco-style rooms overlook Central Park.
‘America’s Captivating Pacific Northwest’: The Pacific’s Northwest’s sweeping coastlines, artisanal flavors and historic landmarks are the stars of this memorable 8-day journey. Guests enjoy a Highlight Dinner at AQUA by El Gaucho, considered Seattle’s best waterfront dining experience, and showcasing stunning views of Elliott Bay. They relax at Seattle’s most historic hotel, The Fairmont Olympic, which has been offering luxury service for almost 100 years.
In celebration of the worldwide collection launch, Luxury Gold is pleased to offer a 10% Early Payment Discount for a limited time.*
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* Terms and Conditions: New bookings only. Save 10% with Early Payment Discount when you pay in full by January 31, 2019. $200-$550 deposit must be paid within 3 days of booking with full payment made 45 days prior to departure. Some trips are excluded and additional conditions apply. For full details, contact your local Travel Agent, visit luxurygoldvacations.com/us/vacation-finder/worldwide-2019 or call Luxury Gold. CST No. 20687545-20.
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