Two of the most luxurious travel brands joined forces to design one impressive private jet adventure around the world: The Peninsula Grand Inaugural Crystal AirCruises stops at ten iconic luxury hotels, starting with The Peninsula New York on August 30, 2017.
Aboard the Crystal AirCruise:
After building an iconic luxury experience on ocean, river and yacht cruises, Crystal took to the sky. We don't want to spoil all of the surprises for you, but we had to mention some of our favorite features on this glamorous Boeing 777: Your gourmet meals will be Michelin star-inspired and served by Crystal Skye Butlers, your seating converts into a 180 degree lie-flat bed, your complimentary iPad is enabled with global Wi-Fi, and this private jet has its very own wine cellar. Perfection.
Itinerary at a Glance:
August 30 - September 25, 2017 | 27 Days | Round Trip New York City
New York City • Chicago • Los Angeles • Tokyo • Beijing • Shanghai • Hong Kong • Manila • Bangkok • Paris • New York City
August 30 - 31, 2017: The Peninsula New York City
This is where it all begins! Your premium accommodations are within walking distance of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue shopping, excellent restaurants, historic museums and exciting Broadway theaters. You will celebrate launch day with a special Bon Voyage toast at the Salon de Ning rooftop bar, overlooking the gorgeous glimmering lights of Manhattan.
August 31 - September 1, 2017: The Peninsula Chicago
Perched on the famous Michigan Avenue, your second luxury hotel stop is in the heart of the city just steps away from incredible food, museums, live music, shopping, and the theater. If you are an art enthusiast, you will appreciate that a hand-crafted floral art wall anchors each renovated guest room, featuring the official flower of Chicago, the chrysanthemum. Another connection to the local community is the Chicago artist, Jean Jacques Porret, who was commissioned to create a bronze sculpture for every guest room. Tip: don't miss the Afternoon Tea!
September 1 - 2, 2017: The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Steps from Rodeo Drive and the famed Beverly Hills sign, The Peninsula Beverly Hills has nothing but the best service and amenities offered to the most acclaimed celebrities- and now you. Enjoy a day of five-star dining, lively arts and endless sunshine. It's truly Southern California at its finest... especially when a Peninsula Concierge arranges for you to be chauffeured in a luxury house car and has the Peninsula chefs send along a gourmet picnic lunch to be enjoyed at a park or at the beach.
September 3 - 6, 2017: The Peninsula Tokyo
Prepare for a breathtaking cultural explosion of indulgent accommodations at this luxury Japan property. Enjoy Teppanyaki and tea ceremonies, sumo wrestling, taiko drumming, peaceful Japanese gardens, Shogunate temples, shrines, and of course various culinary delicacies like Kobe beef steak. You'll have multiple nights to explore this bustling Japanese city.
September 6 - 9, 2017: The Peninsula Beijing
Arrive in China to learn from Tai Chi masters during a private class at the Temple of Haven, dine on the Great Wall, bike around an old hutong area, and fly to the Yungang Grottosin Shanxi. The Peninsula Beijing offers unmatched dining experiences and luxurious accommodations that are sure to impress.
September 9 - 12, 2017: The Peninsula Shanghai
Your journey in China continues to Shanghai, where you'll have the special opportunity to watch a silk worms spin thread in Suzhou on the Grand Canal or dine in Michelin Starred restaurants in the glass tower city. Fly to the ancient fairytale village of Xidi, and experience the redefined comfort for three nights at The Peninsula Shanghai.
September 12 - 15, 2017: The Peninsula Hong Kong
Find out why The Peninsula Hong Kong is affectionately called the "Grande Dame of the Far East," with it's jaw-dropping interiors and award-winning service. Step up your fashion game by getting a custom suit made in the city or learn about Feng Shui architecture as you cruise the Victoria Harbor.
September 15 - 17, 2017: Four Seasons Manila
In the Philippines, you'll have the chance to explore the historic, walled city of Intramuros on a bamboo bike or meet legendary furniture, interior, and fashion designers in the city. For a truly memorable piece, you can commission them to create a unique piece for you to take home!
September 17 - 21, 2017: Four Seasons Bangkok
The Peninsula Bangkok is the perfect combination of Thai charm and impressive luxury. This river oasis is yours to enjoy for for nights as you soak in Thailand's unique culture. Take the opportunity to board a Siam river cruise to visit the floating markets, meet a Karen Hill Tribe, and ride an elephant in Chaing Mai.
September 21 - 25, 2017: Four Seasons Paris
Finally in the iconic City of Lights, you'll overlook the incredible Pyramid entrance of the Louvre at The Peninsula Paris and enjoy the views of this wonderful city. You'll have four nights to view fashion shows, drink champagne, eat at Michelin restaurants, and experience viewing famous works of art up close in the Louvre.
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