The hotel loyalty program Marriott Rewards, which counts 33 million members, has swept an awards event honoring the world’s best frequent traveler schemes. It won the best hotel Program of the Year in both the Americas and in Europe, as well as a further nine awards, the most of any brand at the Frequent Traveler [...]
Luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton introduced its new loyalty program September 15, revealing some of the high-end names it has partnered with. Ritz-Carlton Rewards goes “far beyond providing complimentary stays and airline flights,” offering a broad selection of unique travel experiences. Fashion names already confirmed for the program include clothing brand Vera Wang and retailer Neiman [...]
Burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese, in collaboration with Cointreau, is planning to open a pop up members only club in Paris’ Montmartre district. Cointreau Privé is set to open on Dita’s birthday on September 29 , the cabaret performer’s birthday, and stay open for one month. The club will serve her signature cocktail made of [...]
Visa Black Card recently released their newest national TV ad campaign featuring a female “James Bond” type character and the finest in luxury props. This commercial is set to AC/DC’s “Back in Black” with the South of France and California as the backdrop and model Donna Feldman as the star. The advertisement includes the heroine [...]
Morgan Stanley is set to launch wealth management services for the super-rich in India, Reuters reports. Itâ€™s going to be Indiaâ€™s most exclusive super-rich club, with membership restricted to those with a minimum investible surplus of $1 billion. Why India? India is the world’s second fastest growing economy and according it has the second largest [...]
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, is the latest victim to the economic downturn. Luxist reports that ski chalet rental company Descent International has gone into liquidation meaning that guests may lose their deposits for winter vacations. A total of nearly Â£500,000 including a deposit made by the Duke of York might not be returned.