Sponsors and Partners
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The London Essence Company
The London Essence Company is a range of skilfully distilled mixers, designed to capture the truest flavours of the finest botanicals. It draws inspiration from its past expertise in crafting distillates, applying modern techniques to create the contemporary low sugar mixers. Each delicate drink has been crafted to enable the flavour of its chosen spirits partner to shine through.
Thomas & Evans No. 1
Thomas & Evans No. 1 is a refreshing and lightly sparkling non-alcoholic drink. It is crafted with over 20 ingredients, including green fruit juices filtered through silver birch charcoal, and steam distilled botanicals including apple, elderflower, citrus peel and oak tincture. The perfect alternative to a fine white wine or aperitif.
Monte Rosso is a lightly sparkling drink inspired by the classic Italian aperitivos. Blending bittersweet notes of wild mountain cranberry and rowanberry, fragrant botanicals, and extracts of summer fruits and citrus, Monte Rosso radiates Italian sophistication.
World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry, generating more than £2.8 billion of business contracts between attendees. Now in its 37th year, this show attracts a global audience that shape the travel industry.
Royal Brunei Airlines
Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) prides itself on providing a warm, authentic Bruneian service on one of the world’s youngest long-haul fleets. RB is dedicated to offering every passenger a Betterfly experience, built upon its core Bruneian values of authenticity, delight, graciousness and optimism. In 2016 was named as one of the Top 10 Most Loved Airlines by Skytrax. RBA flies to four continents and 16 cities including Dubai, Brunei, Melbourne and Bali.
The Waldorf Hilton
As a bastion of Britishness, The Waldorf Hilton stands as one of London’s most iconic hotels. Perfectly positioned, you’ll find us right in the heart of the Capital’s glitzy district of theatres and a short walk from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Piazza and some of the best shops, restaurants, bars, galleries, museums and landmarks. Blending Edwardian grandeur with modern comfort, we’ve been welcoming guests since 1908.
Midlands Luxury Show
The second Midlands Luxury Show comes back to The Belfry Hotel & Resort this September, Friday 29th September 11am-7pm and Saturday 30th September 10am-3pm. The event is co- hosted by Equitrade Capital (Global Financial Market) and J&A Fine Art, you are welcomed to this exclusive two day event celebrating the premium peak of human aspiration in products and companies refined in luxury.
Brewing beer is an expression of the love for home and respect for traditional craftsmanship and quality – our brewers share this view and live by the credo The joy that they can forward to others through the result of their work is a matter of heart!” As we are deeply connected with the Bavarian beer culture and art of brewing, we place particular emphasis on the careful selection and regional origin of the raw materials used. Apart from our regular beers, we constantly try to be innovative. We enjoy sharing our enthusiasm for the special things through new creations – and carry on the tradition of small but fine pub breweries.
The mk | hotels
The mk | hotels are a young hotel with a modern service approach, carried by a passionate crew. They are part of the family-run Lindner Group from Arnstorf. It was the building activities of the Group which initiated the mk | hotel idea: it was their goal to provide high-quality rooms in central locations for the business travels of employees.
Aspire Airport Lounges
Aspire Lounges are proud to provide lounge services for tour operators, financial institutions and airlines across the globe, and have been doing so for over 25 years now. They are also proud that the lounges can be accessed by anyone who is travelling, no matter the airline or travel class; perhaps that's why they operate more airport lounges in the UK than anybody else. Their evolution can be seen in the contemporary design, superb complimentary food and beverage choice and fantastic facilities; always underpinned by the commitment to provide the best possible customer service, giving guests a great start to their journey each and every time.
The Game Fair
Celebrating British field sports and country life, The Game Fair boasts a comprehensive itinerary for the whole family, including gundog handling, clay shooting, archery, fishing, falconry and ferreting. Visitors can also enjoy a host of food, drink and shopping stalls as well as outdoor activities including off-road driving. Ensuring there is something for everyone!
When in Budapest one cannot miss out on sailing past the architectural wonders of the Hungarian Capital. The Castle district, the Citadella or the House of Parliament are just a few of the numerous gorgeous attributes the embankment of river Danube flaunts. And whether it is sightseeing, a refreshing warm-up session before a fun night out or indulging in Hungarian cuisine while sipping at the finest local wines, Silverline Cruises got it covered.
As the Founder of SGEi and President of SGE, Shane ensures that all projects consistently achieve the highest standards of excellence. He is involved with every project to ensure expectations are succeeded and deadlines are met. From business openings to repositioning efforts, customized training sessions to keynote speeches, Shane has established himself as an expert consultant in the hospitality industry, as well as in all modern-luxury-facing businesses.
Claire Newell is a travel expert, author and a recognized authority on the travel industry. She is also a best-selling author of Travel Best Bets - An Insider's Guide to Taking Your Best Trips, Ever.
Claire Newell has appeared multiple times on NBC's The Today Show, Fox & Friends, CNN, and other national programs. For the past 23 years she has appeared 5 times per week on Global TV (BC) and is a regular guest on Global TV (National) The Morning Show and CKNW Radio (BC). She has written articles for Success, Professional Woman, Today's Parent, Readers Digiest and various other print and online publications.
Antonio Cuellar Photography
Antonio Cuellar is a highly sought-after hotel and resort photographer in the luxury market. His dedication and perseverance has earned him several photography awards including being honored by the American Society of Media Photographers “ASMP” as Best Of 2013. He earned an Arts degree in Boston and Later an MBA from the University of Miami. He has offices in the US and UK and has production teams around the world. Antonio has travelled worldwide for clients, with recent assignments taking him to Mexico, USA, China, Dubai, and London.
Marianela has been a prominent face in the world of sports and entertainment for many years. Hosting and producing shows for various networks such as NBC, ESPN, MTV, VH1, Foxsports, and more recently Travel Channel. Perfectly fluent in Spanish, she has also been able to engage the U.S. Hispanic market with her stints on ESPN Deportes and NBC Universo. After so many years in front of the camera, Marianela is now producing, writing, and creating her own projects. Blending her passion for travel, food, nutrition, and writing, she is launching her new blog TheFuddhist
Makunudu Island sweeps you into the warm embrace of an original Maldivian retreat. Where glistening beaches give way to the crystal clear waters of a turquoise lagoon, merging into unending ocean views. Where tranquility seeps soothingly into your soul, and genuine hospitality welcomes you like a friend. A rare haven, beautifully untouched, that even for those who travel the world, retains a special place in the heart. Slip off your shoes, slip into island time…
Resting at the base of Hakuba Happo-one ski area, Shirouma-so is a modern Japanese ryokan (inn) combining both traditional wood and modern Japanese ”Wa” architectural styles, resulting in a creative and beautiful design. From the entrance featuring wooden pillars and beams preserved from the building's agricultural beginnings in the Edo period, to rooms with large windows and views of the northern Alps, you can relax, place yourself in the hands of Nature, and refresh yourself in the warmth of this historical ryokan.