July 25, 2024


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Sky’s the limit on these significant-stop tours for jet-setters: Vacation Weekly

Jeri Clausing

Jeri Clausing

With the rise in pandemic-related desire for harmless travel bubbles, accommodations and tour operators that have invested in their personal branded non-public jets are ramping up promoting for their luxurious air excursions.

Four Seasons Motels and Resorts very last month unveiled its 2022 itineraries for its new custom made, 48-seat Airbus A321LR aircraft, aspect of the new Airbus NEO household, which will change its Boeing 757 following yr. Ben Trodd, the company’s senior vice president of sales and lodge marketing and advertising, stated Four Seasons is alerady looking at an interesting reaction.

Amongst the highlights, he reported in a press briefing in the course of this week’s ILTM World Tour digital networking function, is a new relatives-helpful, two-week tour of Africa.

“So significantly, the consider-up has been great,” Trodd claimed.

The African Miracles itinerary operates Dec. 28 to Jan. 9, using visitors from Athens to the pyramids and then on to the Serengeti, Mauritius, Rwanda, Victoria Falls and Johannesburg.

Specific things to do will be personalized to the ages and pursuits of the attendees.

Four Seasons will also supply two round-the-environment itineraries in 2022:

• Timeless Encounters, working March 14 to April 6, usually takes company from Hawaii to London with stops in French Polynesia, Australia, Bali, Thailand, a working day vacation to the Taj Majal, Dubai and Prague.

• Historic Explorer itinerary, April 8 to Could 1, travels from Miami to Madrid with stops in Mexico Metropolis, Easter Island, Bora Bora, the Good Barrier Reef, Thailand, Jordan, Egypt and Italy.

With its new jet scheduled to start in the spring, Four Seasons suggests it
also nonetheless has limited house on its 2021 spherical-the-globe outings, just one in
Might and a further in November.

Abercrombie & Kent is also presenting new spherical-the-world itineraries on its jet, which also carries 48 passengers.

Its most recent deal for 2021, All around the Earth with Geoffrey Kent: An Inspiring Expedition by Private Jet, will run Oct 14 through Nov. 8, originating in Japan and concluding in New Orleans with stops that incorporate the Maldives, Eritrea and Brazil. And the corporation claims to launch information quickly for its first 2022 spherical-the-environment trip, Cultural Treasures Around the World, scheduled to run Could 5 to 27.

The round-the-globe personal jet visits usually begin at $150,000 for each individual.