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Elite Traveler Editor-in-Chief Doug Gollan travels the world checking in on the private jet lifestyle and meeting interesting people.

Bombardier Doubles Down On Happy Customers

On the heels of its Challenger 650 unveiling Bombardier is “doubling down” on customer service expanding its fleet of maintenance response trucks to 14.  The additions will mean the mobile repair stations will now be based in Columbus, Houston, Miami, […]

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Airbus Launches VIP Widebody Concept

Airbus Corporate Jets is using its tried and tested A330/340 platform to launch the Airbus ACJ330 Summit, a plane that enables customers to fly “nonstop to the world,” according to David Velupillai of the company.  For example the VIP jet […]

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Deer Jet To Add Six FBOs in Next 15 Months

Chinese private aviation operator Deer Jet is continuing its robust expansion despite challenges in its home economy, according to its President, Zhang Peng.  Speaking during a press conference at NBAA in Orlando, he said the company will open FBOs in […]

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Dassault Launches Multiple Customer Support Programs

Dassault Falcon Jet continued the good news on the opening day of this year’s National Business Aviation Association convention by announcing that year-to-date it has already registered 67 firm orders, more than its total for full year 2013.   John […]

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Boeing Business Jets Reports Best Year Since 2008

  Boeing Business Jets kicked of the National Business Aviation Association convention in Orlando by reporting it has recorded double digit orders for the first time since 2008. BBJ represents the upper end of the private jet market with conversion […]

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Baume & Mercier Celebrates ‘Moments’

Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier’s slogan is “Life is about moments” and More Magazine bills itself as “Simple Secrets Of Gorgeous Women.”  So perhaps it wasn’t surprising that the two joined together at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City […]

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Wine Takes Center Stage in Spain

Spain has long been one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations from students to sheiks.  In recent years however the tilt has been more to elite travelers as the country has become popular for super yachts, there has been […]

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Leon Adams, Owner, Cellini Jewelers

The Waldorf-Astoria is one of the world’s most famous hotels. Having spawned a global group of luxury properties, the original still plays hosts to Kings, Presidents and business barons that rule the world.  For more than a third of a […]

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Shlomi Reuveni, Managing Director, TOWN New Development

Founded in 2010 Town Residential is a new player on New York’s high-end real estate scene but with 600 agents it is frequently in the mix when the talk comes to eight figure deals.  With the development side of the […]

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Shlomi Reuveni TOWN Residential Portrait - 04.02.14
Shlomi Reuveni TOWN Residential Portrait - 04.02.14

Rebirth Of The Rainbow Room

The Rainbow Room has been part of the elite traveler scene in New York City since its opening in 1934, at first as a supper club, and later an outpost of Cipriani. It has been a set for movies and […]

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