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Global Traveling

by Haley Fogarty

Dec 28, 2022

A couple months ago, I had no idea I would close out 2022 having gone to the Middle East, but here we are, days left in 2022, and I get to share with you the incredible experience I had while attending the World Travel & Tourism Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this November/December.

The conference arranged accommodations at Jareed Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and assisted with flights and a visa. This journey began with my flight out of Philadelphia International Airport. This was my first experience flying Lufthansa, with a layover in Frankfurt, before connecting to my final destination in Riyadh.Lufthansa

Prior to my trip, I upgraded to business class, and I was able to check in and move through security swiftly in Philadelphia. Once I found my seat, 3L, I got comfortable, arranging the amenity kit, full-sized pillow and blanket. A lovely flight attendant greeted me, instructing me on the seat, television and control center. She offered me a beverage and dish of nuts before take-off. I ordered a Diet Coke.Lufthansa

Once we reached cruising altitude, my dinner order was taken. I ordered the smoked salmon appetizer and the pasta dish for dinner, followed by a cheese tray to snack on during the flight. The fish was my favorite part. The pasta could have been warmer and with a touch more flavor. I enjoyed the sharp cheddar and fruit during the movie I watched.Lufthansa

After my meal, I played around with the seat controls and finally settled, lying completely flat with my pillow and blanket, ready for a bit of rest before I landed in Frankfurt. I awoke feeling mostly rested after about four hours of shut-eye. The staff on Lufthansa were wonderful, and I look forward to my next flight, as well as sharing with you all the absolutely incredible experiences I had in Riyadh once arriving. More to come …LufthansaLufthansa

— Haley Fogarty, advertising manager


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