INSIDE ACCESS FROM CHASE won the 2016 GT Tested Reader Survey award for Best Credit Card Special Events. And it’s easy to understand why our readers voted the program tops: Inside Access offers select Chase cardholders exclusive and exciting entry to experiences with celebrities, culinary and cultural events and behind-the-scenes previews in the worlds of sports and fashion.
In January, Inside Access from Chase celebrated the GT Tested Reader Survey win at an exclusive event at City Winery in New York City. The cocktail party included a walk-around dinner and celebrity-hosted interactive sports and culinary stations. Favorite celebrity all-stars from past events included Chef Anne Burrell, Chef François Payard, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Joe Namath, Olympic medalist and fencer Tim Morehouse and Max Weinberg.
Global Traveler was on hand to join in the festivities and bring you inside the exclusive celebration.
Mövenpick, Accor’s premium Swiss-born hospitality brand, officially launched its first property in New Zealand. Situated in Auckland, Mövenpick Hotel Auckland sets a new standard in the world of hospitality with unique and exciting amenities and a warm, contemporary design found throughout the property.
When American travelers make plans to visit Portugal, Lisbon is usually their first stop.
Turkish Airlines offers premium travelers something new. After signing an agreement with fashion brands Coccinelle and Hackett, the carrier introduced redesigned premium amenity kits for its business-class passengers flying eight hours or more on long-distance flights. The new kits were introduced April 29.
Lisbon’s popularity has soared in recent years, but within an hour’s drive of Portugal’s capital city, lots of quiet towns and interesting regions that are still somewhat off-the-beaten path await.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing a bit of a transformation, repositioning itself as a tourism destination and debuting new developments and attractions. While perhaps not a “development” or “attraction” per se, NEOM is one of these new initiatives — but one beyond many of our wildest dreams. NEOM, a special economic zone within the country of Saudi Arabia, has been dubbed “a vision of what a new future might look like” and “a city of the future.”
California invites visitors and locals alike to experience some of Hilton’s newest hotel openings and renovations this year. Set to debut this fall, Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton lies between Malibu, and Santa Barbara, in Oxnard, California. Following a multimillion-dollar renovation and conversion, the resort will accept reservations beginning Oct. 1.
Whether you prefer a villa on the beach or an ultra-luxe suite downtown, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Los Cabos.
City Experiences recently announced its first U.S. food tour offered exclusively by the award-winning, international tour provider Devour Tours. This addition sees City Experiences further expand its offerings in New York City.