The Private Travel Company Launches Luxury USA Collection

Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley

May 2017…/ The Private Travel Company has launched an exciting new collection of experiences in the USA. Adding to their portfolio in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Europe and UAE, the luxury tour operator has introduced new tailormade itineraries that include bespoke activities such as whale watching on the east coast and some of hottest hotels openings in Miami and New York. For the best of both worlds, discover The Private Travel Company’s twin centre holidays which link city breaks with white sand and azure ocean retreats in the Caribbean and Mexico.

Hot Hotels

The Whitby New York

Best for Art Lovers… The Whitby, New York
Opened in February 2017 by the founders of Firmdale Hotels, The Whitby is situated in the heart of upper midtown Manhattan on West 56th Street at 5th Avenue. A celebration of contemporary art and design, each of 86 guestrooms are individually designed in the signature style of owner Kit Kemp in mismatched prints and bold colours.  The hotel’s location is second to none, just two blocks from Central Park and on the doorstep of some of New York’s leading restaurants, galleries and museums, including MoMA. Snuggle up in a quiet corner of the book-lined Drawing Room or enjoy afternoon tea with a New York twist in the light and airy Orangery.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… An after hours’ private tour of the MoMA with the gallery’s curator.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,945 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc, Miami 

Best for Penthouse Parties… Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc, Miami
The recently opened Nobu Hotel delivers the unique chemistry and perfect balance of luxury, fun, craft and theatre. The concept has been brought to Miami by Robert de Niro and Chef Nobu Matsuhisa who commissioned designer David Rockwell to create a space that mixed Japanese architecture with contemporary Miami design. The hotel has three penthouse suites with their own terraces, perfect for hosting a soiree or two with the addition of the hotel’s famed Nobu in-room dining. A private guest only pool and access to the beach make Nobu Hotel a great place to relax during the day while evenings are spent at the destination Nobu Restaurant and Malibu Farm Restaurant.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… Jump into a 1950s convertible for a tour of Ocean Drive and South Beach.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,445 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

Viceroy Hermitage Los Angeles

Best for Old Hollywood Glamour… Viceroy L’Hermitage, Los Angeles
Re-opened last year after a ten-month renovation Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills stands among the finest of California’s luxury hotels, a stately property embodying the spirit of a sophisticated private club and urban retreats. Once the residence of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the all-suite hideaway is situated on a quiet tree-lined residential street, yet a short stroll from the bustle of Rodeo Drive. Guests can enjoy the stunning rooftop pool and cabanas, and for further relaxation the intimate spa for rejuvenating therapies. One of the spa’s signature treatments is the green tea and ginger wrap which speeds up the metabolism and balances in the body.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… Enjoy lunch with an A-lister such as Zac Efron or Justin Bieber in star-studded Beverly Hills.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,995 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

The Wynn Las Vegas

Best for Partygoers… The Wynn, Las Vegas
The chic and contemporary rooms at The Wynn, Las Vegas all feature floor to ceiling windows. With arguably the best views in the city, the rooms enjoy sweeping vistas of the landscaped three-acre grounds, which include 140ft curtain waterfall and 18-hole golf course. The many restaurants and bars are just some of the many attractions that The Wynn has to offer. In addition the incredible private art collection from owner Steve Wynn, which includes a Jeff Koons. The hotel’s pool is the place to see and be seen with a cocktail in hand during the day before hitting the casinos and the hotel’s night club Intrigue. The Wynn at Encore is the hotel’s all-suite property, located next door, for those looking for spacious suites and further privacy.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience…Book a Tower Suite at The Wynn which comes with its own Rolls-Royce and chauffeur.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,195 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

 Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley

Best for Honeymooners… Auberge Du Soleil, Napa Valley
In the midst of the famous vineyards of Napa Valley is the elegant Auberge Du Soleil hidden away in an olive grove reminiscent of Provence. The secluded, romantic maisons with private terraces, custom furnishings and fireplaces are perched on a hillside, framing one of California wine country’s most spectacular views above the renowned vineyards below. The 15,000-bottle cellar features an award-winning selection of US and international wines for couples to enjoy on the terrace as the sun sets on the horizon. Tables at the hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant are some of the most coveted in the area with guests eager to taste Chef Robert Curry’s Mediterranean inspired food.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… A hot air balloon ride to watch the sunrise over the vineyards.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £2,045 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

The Faena Hotel Miami Beach Miami

Best for Culture Vultures… The Faena Hotel Miami Beach, Miami
The oceanfront hotel features exquisitely designed spaces and restaurants from award-winning chefs including an open Fire Kitchen from Argentine chef Francis Mallmann and modern Asian cuisine from chef Paul Qui. The property’s signature Faena Butlers, available to every guest, are responsible for ensuring that every need is met. Art plays a large role in the experience at the hotel with Juan Gatti murals in the entrance and two Damien Hirst pieces on prominent display. Guests can enjoy a cocktail on the 100,000sqft. of beach in front of the hotel or visit the trendy boutiques and galleries that have popped up around the corner. For a more laid back experience check into the hotel’s Santa Healing House spa with treatments designed by the owner’s shaman.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… Graffiti tour of the Wynwood District.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,745 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.  

The Mark, New York

Best for Foodies… The Mark, New York
An award-winning New York City hotel, The Mark is situated in one of Manhattan’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Housed in the beautiful 1927 landmark building at the corner of 77th Street and Madison Avenue, The Mark was recently reimagined by legendary designer Jacques Grange. Boasting one of the best restaurants in the city Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten revisits classic dishes and gives them his own twist, think black truffle pizza for dinner and toasted egg yolk and caviar for breakfast.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… Wine tasting at the 21 Club’s secret prohibition era wine cellar.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,845 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.    

Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney, Florida

Best for Families… Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney, Florida
A haven for children the Four Seasons Orlando is the perfect place to treat the family during the holidays. Home to an expansive spa, which has treatments for parents and children, there are a whole range of activities to discover including Explorer Island complete with swimming pools, water slides and fountains. Children can while away the hours at the complimentary kids club, during which parents can enjoy a round of golf or relax at the adults only pool. All the restaurants at the resort are family friendly with a wide range on offer from Italian to Cuban-American.

The Private Travel Company VIP Experience… A special breakfast with Elsa from Frozen or Mickey Mouse to give the trip an extra magical touch.

The Private Travel Company offers five nights from £1,745 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.    

Twin Centre Trips

Miami & The Bahamas

Miami & The Bahamas
Fly from London Heathrow direct to Miami for three nights at the ultra-glamorous W South Beach. The nightlife, cuisine, music and beaches make Miami a brilliant city break choice and with a beautiful climate it can be enjoyed year round. The W South Beach is the perfect base to explore the rest of Miami. Boasting a beachfront location, for lazy days in the sun, the hotel is walking distance from the best boutiques, restaurants and bars in the area. During the trip, The Private Travel Company offers the chance to become fully immersed in the city’s Cuban heritage. Explore the rhythm and soul of Little Havana with a cultural anthropologist as a guide trying tropical juices at the local fruteria, meet a Santeria (Cuban Voodoo) and chat with Fidel Castro’s first female cigar roller in an authentic cigar factory as well as a private rum tasting in a local art gallery.

Continue the journey on a short direct flight from Miami to Nassau in the Bahamas for six nights of pure bliss at the luxurious One&Only Ocean Club. Home to an 18-hole golf course and stunning beach, the hotel has a huge range of water sports for those looking for an active break as well as a superb spa with treatments from Elemis which provide the perfect detox remedy to the Miami nights.

The Private Travel Company offers 9 nights from £3,749 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

New York & Barbados

New York & Barbados
Arriving on the direct flight from London to JFK, experience an action-packed city break in New York for three nights. Checking in at The Knickerbocker in Times Square, the location couldn’t be better for sightseeing and the all-important Broadway show. For many New York is the world’s fashion capital and it’s unrivalled shopping is worth the trip alone. What better way to shop than with the designer in their studio? The Private Travel Company can arrange a private studio appointment with the likes of Jill Stuart, Max Azria, Hervé Léger or Betsy Johnson to discuss their newest creations and even shop with them in their store with a special discount.

After a busy few days fly down to Barbados for six nights on the Platinum Coast at The Waves Hotel. Indulge in complimentary spa treatments while looking out onto the clear ocean waters. The hotel’s inclusive plan allows guests to dine at a different restaurant from Mediterranean and Asian-fusion making sure that everyone has the chance to experience the resort fully.

The Private Travel Company offers 9 nights from £3,979 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

Las Vegas & Mexico

Las Vegas & Mexico
For a flavour of the West coast, fly direct from London to Las Vegas for four nights at the Wynn Las Vegas located on the famous Strip. Take in one of the famous shows such as Le Reve, inspired by the owner Picasso’s painting of the same name or have a flutter at the casino for the full Las Vegas experience. The Private Travel Company can arrange a private helicopter tour to the nearby Grand Canyon, with an indulgent picnic, for a chance to visit the skywalk, if you dare!

After the sensory overload of Sin City, fly to Cancun for five nights at the Royal Hideaway Playacar. Occupying an enviable stretch of white sand beach on Mexico’s tropical Caribbean side, the hotel is just five minutes south of Playa del Carmen, the Riviera Maya’s buzzing beach town. An adult only property, the sophisticated, colonial-style hotel has a host of activities for guests such as water sports, private tennis lessons and excursions to nearby archaeological sites. During the day the palm-fringed infinity pool and the oceanfront deck is the perfect place for a cocktail, while evenings are spent at the sleek Piano Bar for aperitifs.

The Private Travel Company offers 9 nights from £2,335 per person including all scheduled flights, accommodation as stated and private airport transfers.

Once-in-a-lifetime journeys

Discover California

Discover California
Arriving in Los Angeles, the first days of the trip are spent exploring San Diego with its many beachside communities and visits to the world-famous zoo, Old Town and shopping in the Gaslamp Quarter. Leaving San Diego drive east to sunny Palm Springs for a chance to take the tram up to Mount Jacinto or hike through the Indian Canyons with its waterfalls and palm trees. After a few relaxing days in California make the journey to Joshua Tree National Park with views looking out to Coachella Valley and a chance to hike in the stark desert landscape. Leaving California arrive in Last Vegas that evening where guests will have the choice to stay at the Venetian or The Palazzo. For those looking to see more than just The Strip, take a rafting trip down Colorado River or a helicopter tour to the west rim of the Grand Canyon and experience the amazing glass skywalk. After two nights in Las Vegas, travel to Death Valley to experience a landscape of unexpected contrasts – large sand dune formations, sculpted rocks, isolated valleys and volcanic craters. The next day will be spent in the cooling climate of Yosemite National Park one of the best wildlife spots in California. Moving back into urban life, the journey includes a visit to San Francisco exploring its many sites including the Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square. After two nights in the city, head to Cambria, along the rugged California coast, stopping off at Big Sur on the way. Continue south to the Danish village of Solvang and Santa Barbara set on sloping hills above the pacific before driving onwards to Ventura to spend the final night of the journey.

The Private Travel Company offers 13 days, 12 nights from £1875 per person

Best of Boston, Cape Cod & Marthas Vineyard

Best of Boston, Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard
The first two nights of this east coast discovery are spent in Boston, one of the USA’s oldest cities. Walk the Freedom Trail taking in many of Boston’s historic sights including the Old Ironsides, Paul Revere House and the Old North Church. Plan to stop and eat at Faneuil Hall, once the primary meeting place for America’s revolutionaries that is now a bustling market of restaurants and shops. A visit to the Boston Museum of Arts is a must for any art lover, the gallery was founded in 1876 and has some 450,000 works. Both nights in Boston will be spent at the trendy Onyx Hotel a stones throw from the major sites of the city. The next stage of the adventure takes guests down south to explore Cape Cod. With its colonial style white churches, intimate restaurants and shops, visitors can easily while away the hours in this charming part of Massachusetts. Driving to the very end of Cape Cod discover the bohemian town of Provincetown where artists live side by side with traditional fisherman. From here enjoy a whale-watching cruise guided by an expert naturalist who is trained to spot humpback whales. The entire stay in Cape Cod will be spent at The Chatham Bars Inn set in 25 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Pleasant Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

After a wonderful few days in Cape Cod travel on the passenger ferry to Nantucket Island. With its cobblestone Main Street shaded by giant elm trees; its magnificent homes of merchants and ship captains, it is one of the best preserved towns in New England. After a day exploring the island with its 18th century port and Cranberry Bogs, head back to mainland to catch another ferry to the picturesque Martha’s Vineyard. A Mecca for summer visitors, The Vineyard features pristine sandy beaches, golf courses and is a haven for sun-seeking celebrities during the summer. Sights include Oak Bluffs’ brightly-painted “gingerbread” cottages and the town’s Flying Horses, the oldest continuously working carousel in America. A visit to Edgartown, with its elegant yachting centre, is a must when coming to The Vineyard with its elm lined streets and stately homes. A great way to explore the island is to discover all five of its lighthouses which were built in the 1800s and stretch around the coast.

The Private Travel Company offers 9 nights. 10 days from £1975 per person.

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