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Global Success

Nov 18, 2013
2013 / December 2013

As we quickly move toward the end of the year, I want to send a personal thank you for helping Global Traveler exceed its aggressive goals for fiscal 2013 — and they were many.

Our cover shines the spotlight on our 10th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards along with the Airline of the Year and Hotel of the Year awards. We will induct many of these travel professionals into our Hall of Fame for winning the same award 10 consecutive years. We hope more will enter the Hall of Fame next year — a true benchmark for consistent service. Consistency is a hallmark of Global Traveler and is what we expect from airlines, hotels and travel services.

We will celebrate the award winners Dec. 10 at The Peninsula Beverly Hills. We have a history of hosting events at The Peninsula, and it is only fitting to continue this tradition for the 10th awards ceremony at the property you voted Best Hotel in the United States.

There’s exciting news from GT’s World Headquarters: In January 2014, we will launch a Mandarin Chinese-language edition of this publication. China Global Traveler will reach out to Chinese luxury business travelers in their own language and address their needs as they travel within China and around the globe.

Walk into Tiffany & Co. in New York or Louis Vuitton in Paris and you will see China’s growing consumer class shopping and bringing back what the world has to offer to Shanghai, Beijing or Guangzhou. At the same time, they are conducting business and contributing to the world’s economic growth. China Global Traveler will accompany them in their world travels, offering advice on selecting a business-class seat, a 5-star hotel, the best restaurants for entertaining clients and the finest wines.

This coming year, I will be stepping up my travel to China and other exciting destinations around the world — the Seychelles and Beirut, to name just a few.

Enjoy the December issue and, again, many thanks for making Global Traveler a truly global success! See you at The Peninsula Beverly Hills — and happy holidays!

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