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Four Seasons Private Jet Journeys for 2024 unveiled, includes all-new 16-day adventure through Asia

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As the desire for personalised, one-of-a-kind experiences continues to grow, leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons announces the first set of 2024 itineraries for the Four Seasons Private Jet Experience.

Expertly curated to include exceptional experiences in sought-after destinations connected by transport aboard a new, fully-customised Four Seasons Private Jet, it’s no surprise that demand continues to increase for much loved itineraries, as well as bold new voyages around the world.

“The Four Seasons Private Jet Experience is a testament to our commitment to innovation and the creative pursuit of the extraordinary. We continue to re-imagine the conventional limits of travel to deliver exceptional luxury experiences that are unmatched,” says Christian Clerc, President, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We invite travel enthusiasts to explore the world with us, enjoying Four Seasons genuine care, attention to detail, and passion for excellence that has defined our brand the world over.”

Asia Unveiled includes three days of relaxation and exploration in the Maldives

A key reason that the Four Seasons Private Jet Experience continues to attract new travellers and welcome back many repeat guests is that each itinerary allows for a wide range of customisations to cater to individual traveller needs and wants, and offer a few surprises along the way.

“Guest feedback continues to shape the experience, from the custom-design of the new Four Seasons Private Jet to the introduction of shorter itineraries for time-challenged travellers who want to experience more in less time,” notes Clerc. “Past guests often comment that the Private Jet journey was just the beginning of an adventure that connected them to each destination and their travel companions, resulting in enduring new relationships and memories to last a lifetime.”

As always, accommodations on Four Seasons Private Jet Experiences are at Four Seasons hotels and resorts. In more remote locations, guests will stay at luxury accommodations selected by the Four Seasons team.

Now Taking Reservations:  The First Four Seasons Private Jet Experiences for 2024

With more to come, the first half of the 2024 calendar is now available for booking, including:

Athens – The Pyramids – Serengeti – Mauritius – Rwanda – Victoria Falls – Johannesburg

Popular with families as well as couples and single travellers, this itinerary is both educational and awe inspiring as guests visit ancient wonders, breath-taking landscapes and more.

Tokyo – Bali – Maldives – Hoi An – Bhutan – Angkor Wat – Bangkok

Four Seasons has created a new, shorter trip of 16 days, taking place solely in Asia.  Ideal for travellers who want to do it all within a limited time, this trip will offer a variety of cultural and culinary experiences, with just enough time for relaxation to leave guests refreshed and inspired by journey’s end.  Highlights and options include rafting through vine-hung gorges in Bali, a private samurai lesson in Tokyo, a turtle safari in the Maldives, a guided night out sampling Vietnam’s famous street foods or a cycling tour of Cam Kim Island, a hike to Bhutan’s Tiger’s Nest Monastery, a day stop by private jet to explore the lesser-known aspects of Angkor Wat, and a private klong cruise through Bangkok.

Oahu – Bora Bora – Sydney – Bali – Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai – Taj Mahal – Dubai – Prague – London

A perennial favourite of Four Seasons travellers, this 24-day itinerary offers a broad array of experiences in diverse destinations, from a private yacht tour of Sydney Harbour to a special day trip to the incredible Taj Mahal and sunset cocktails on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa.

Seattle – Kyoto – Bali – Seychelles – Rwanda – Marrakech – Bogotá – Galápagos Islands – Fort Lauderdale

One of the original Four Seasons Private Jet Experiences, this itinerary takes guests to remote islands including the Seychelles and the Galápagos, while also showcasing dynamic cities such as Kyoto, Marrakech and Bogotá as only locally-based Four Seasons teams can.  Previously ending in Miami, as of 2024 this itinerary will conclude at the just-opened Four Seasons in Fort Lauderdale.

More to come in 2024

The remainder of the 2024 Four Seasons Private Jet Experience calendar will be revealed in the coming months, anticipated to include new dates for several popular itineraries and a very special, all-new round-the-world journey.  This will include several destinations never before included in a Four Seasons Private Jet Experience itinerary. 

Limited Availability on 2023 Itineraries

For those who can’t wait for 2024, there are a handful of seats available in 2023, on the following itineraries:

Athens – The Pyramids – Serengeti – Mauritius – Rwanda – Victoria Falls – Johannesburg

Seattle – Kyoto – Hoi An – Maldives – Serengeti – Marrakech – Budapest – Florence – Paris

Oahu – Bora Bora – Sydney – Bali – Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai – Taj Mahal – Dubai – Florence – London

Miami – Mexico City – Easter Island – Bora Bora – Great Barrier Reef – Bangkok – Wadi Rum and the Lost City of Petra – The Pyramids – Taormina – Madrid

Seattle – Kyoto – Bali – Seychelles – Rwanda – Marrakech – Bogotá – Galápagos Islands – Miami

New Orleans – Costa Rica – Machu Picchu – Buenos Aires – Antarctica – Bogotá – Bahamas

For more information on how to book a one-of-a-kind global adventure aboard the custom-designed Four Seasons Private Jet, click here. Guests who book a Four Seasons Private Jet Experience can take advantage of flexible cancellation options. Conditions apply – for details, inquire at fourseasonsjet@fourseasons.com.

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Award-winning Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives launches indulgence winter offer

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Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives recently announced scooping up the title of “Best Boutique Resort in Maldives” for the second consecutive year, awarded by the Travel Trade Maldives which comes as no surprise as it is one of the best destinations to experience the unreal sunsets you will ever see while projecting extravagant character and easy-going exotica.

What’s really shaking things up this holiday season at this cozy luxury boutique island resort is that you will be spoiled for choice with one beach for every day. That is right – home to four beautiful beaches, Wai, Veli, Dhigu, and Divehi, all with their unique character – letting you sunbathe, snorkel, windsurf, and cycle overwater around the island to your heart’s content. Touching down at Kodhipparu, adventure seekers can revel in countless opportunities for wild coral reef dives, parasailing up the sky for a bird’s-eye view of the lagoon, or even simply zen out to sunrise and sunset with the resident yogi.

To celebrate the win, and to rev up the appetite with seaside excursions, the resort announced the launch of the exclusive “Kodhipparu Indulgence” offer with an unparalleled dining experience and a consequential gourmet coma that is fully worth every penny you’ve spent on your extravagant holiday.

Set your seaside expedition dreams to a reality, with attractive offerings from the resort-owned marine sports centre as well as the luxury overwater spa, that will have you wanting to extend your holiday. What’s more, you get to enjoy complimentary roundtrip speedboat transfers saving you quite a few pennies on your vacation.

The little explorers with big dreams are welcome to stay and dine free of charge sharing the room with the parents, whether it is by spending their time decorating some yummy cupcakes or catching a kiddies movie under the stars with popcorn.

If you are looking for a romantic touch, with an ample amount of floating rose petals in your pool, or a swoon-worthy proposal set up at a secret corner of the island out of bounds to others or even a candle-lit dinner on the secluded beaches with you and your beau, all you have to do is message your lifestyle host to work the magic and make it happen for you. With the Kodhipparu dedicated lifestyle host service, everything is just a message away.

As is all good things, this offer is only for a limited time period, so make use of this exclusive indulgence package at Grand Park Kodhipparu comes with an amazing 35% discount on all villa categories.

Simply head over to https://www.parkhotelgroup.com/north-male-atoll/grand-park-kodhipparu-maldives/offers/winter-getaway/ to book your holiday with a flair of fun, freedom, and serenity that is promised to make you keep coming back for more!

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Abdulla Wisam: A journey of excellence and growth in the Maldivian hospitality industry

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In the heart of the stunning Maldives, where luxury resorts and crystal-clear waters come together to create a paradise on Earth, there are individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that every guest’s experience is nothing short of exceptional. One such individual is Abdulla Wisam, whose remarkable journey in the hospitality industry is a testament to his dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to providing the best possible service to guests.

Abdulla Wisam’s journey in the hospitality industry began right after completing his schooling. In 2003, he embarked on his professional career by joining Dhoveli Beach Resort & Spa, where he gained his first taste of the world of hospitality. It was here that he discovered his passion for creating memorable guest experiences and building relationships with visitors from around the world.

After his initial foray into the industry, Wisam’s career path continued to evolve. His dedication and hard work caught the attention of industry leaders, leading him to take on roles of increasing responsibility. His time at Meeru Island Resort saw him as an Outlet Cashier and Night Auditor, roles that allowed him to develop a deep understanding of the operational aspects of a resort.

Wisam’s determination and eagerness to learn led him to the iconic Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, where he started as a Recreation Attendant. Over time, he showcased his exceptional skills in guest relations and management, and he was promoted to the position of Front Office Supervisor. His journey with Four Seasons served as a stepping stone for what was to come next.

In 2014, Wisam joined the W Maldives, a resort known for its luxurious offerings and unparalleled guest experiences. Starting as a Welcome Team Leader, he quickly rose through the ranks due to his impeccable guest service skills and innate leadership abilities. His promotion to Guest Experience Manager was a testament to his ability to not only meet but exceed guest expectations. He was then transferred to The St. Regis Maldives as the Assistant Front Office Manager with the pre-opening team.

As his career trajectory continued its upward trajectory, Wisam took on the role of Front Office Manager at prestigious resorts such as Milaidhoo Island, Raffles Maldives, and The Standard Maldives. These roles allowed him to refine his management style, hone his problem-solving skills, and contribute to the overall success of each resort.

Wisam’s journey eventually led him to COMO Cocoa Island, a resort renowned for its unparalleled luxury and exquisite attention to detail. Joining as the Front Office Manager, he embraced the challenges and responsibilities that came with the position. His dedication, combined with his innate ability to create genuine connections with guests, led to his promotion as the Director of Rooms.

Wisam’s journey in the Maldivian hospitality industry is a remarkable tale of perseverance, growth, and a genuine passion for creating exceptional guest experiences. His diverse roles, spanning from recreation to guest experience management, have equipped him with a holistic understanding of the industry. His commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to delivering top-tier service have not only benefited the resorts he’s been a part of but have also contributed to elevating the reputation of Maldives as a premier luxury travel destination.

As Wisam continues to shape the guest experience landscape at COMO Cocoa Island, one can only imagine the heights he will reach and the impact he will make on the ever-evolving hospitality industry of the Maldives. His journey stands as an inspiration to aspiring hoteliers and a testament to the boundless opportunities that await those who are truly passionate about their craft.

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A remarkable tale of wanderlust: Naito Takashi’s 103rd journey to the Maldives

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The azure waters of the Maldives have long been a magnet for travelers seeking paradise on Earth. Among these wanderers, one name stands out – Naito Takashi, a Japanese tourist whose boundless enthusiasm for the Maldives has led him to visit this tropical haven a staggering 103 times. His unwavering love for this island nation, coupled with its mesmerizing beauty, has turned his visits into a remarkable testament to the allure of the Maldives.

For the past 24 years, Naito Takashi has visited Maldives between three to five times annually, embarking on a journey that has spanned more than two decades. His tale is one of dedication, passion, and a deep-rooted connection with the captivating landscapes that the Maldives offers. Each visit is not just a vacation; it’s a renewal of his profound relationship with the natural wonders that have captured his heart.

Naito Takashi’s 103rd arrival to the Maldives was met with a warm and heartfelt welcome from none other than the Tourism Minister himself, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom. This gesture symbolizes the deep appreciation the Maldivian people have for their loyal and devoted visitors. The ceremony held aboard the M/V Blue of the Fun Azul Fleet was a fitting tribute to a traveler who has become an honorary ambassador of the Maldives.

The M/V Blue, Fun Azul Fleet, holds special significance for Naito Takashi. As an avid diver, he has found his perfect companion in this cruise boat specialized in diving charters. The vessel offers schedules tailored to explore the best dive spots around the Maldives’ islands, making it an ideal partner for a diving enthusiast like Naito Takashi. The crystal-clear waters of the Maldives have witnessed countless underwater escapades orchestrated by this intrepid traveler.

The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism has lauded Naito Takashi’s enduring passion for the nation’s beauty. Their tweet acknowledging his multiple visits serves as a testament to his unique and cherished relationship with the country. He has witnessed the ever-changing landscape of the Maldives, from its pristine beaches to its vibrant marine life, and has undoubtedly contributed to the thriving tourism industry.

Naito Takashi’s story also reflects the profound impact that travel can have on an individual’s life. His unwavering commitment to exploring the Maldives has not only enriched his own experiences but has also brought attention to the natural wonders of Maldives. It stands as a reminder that the act of traveling is not just about ticking off destinations from a bucket list; it’s about forming connections, fostering appreciation, and creating lasting memories.

As Naito Takashi continues his journey through the Maldives, his story resonates as an inspiration to fellow travelers and a tribute to the unyielding allure of this island paradise. His 103rd visit is not just a numerical milestone; it’s a celebration of an extraordinary bond between a traveler and a destination, a bond that has grown stronger with each passing year and promises to endure for years to come.

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