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What is a Destination Club

What is a Destination Club

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Why Business Leaders Use Private Aviation

There are a lot of good reasons to use private jets and private aircraft for business. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently published some comments from senior business leaders about the value of private aviation to their companies.

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Flexjet Orders 20 Supersonic AS2 Jets

Flexjet attracted much attention at the recent National Business Aviation Association’s Convention and Exposition (NBAA2015) with the announcement that the private aviation company has placed a firm order for 20 Aerion Corp’s AS2 aircraft. The news makes Flexjet the first private operator to commit to buying the AS2, billed as the first supersonic business jet.

Read more: Flexjet Orders 20 Supersonic AS2 Jets

The Concierge Service at Equity Residences

Equity Residences is an investment fund with a continually evolving portfolio of properties, which its members may enjoy. Like any luxury club, staff are always on hand to provide top-notch concierge service, working to meeting guests’ needs, before, during, and after their vacation. I spoke with Guest Relations and Asset Manager, Laura Krueger, and Operations Manager, Adrienne Hodell, to learn more about Equity Residence’s customer service.

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Forecasts for Private Jet Sales

Several recent forecasts show good growth in the sales of new business jets over the next decade. Some of the forecasts have the market growing for the next five years and then turning down. Others see consistent growth over the ten year period.

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Growing Air Taxi Service from ImagineAir

Since its beginnings in 2007 as a regional air taxi in Georgia, ImagineAir has grown to offer service to some 900 airports along the entire east coast. President and CEO Ben Hamilton says that the company plans further growth in 2016 with the introduction of services in Southern California.

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Holiday Jet Card Special Offers 2015

‘Tis the season when Jet Card companies produce special offers on their products. These can range from lower buy in hours – think 5 hour jet cards – or special bonus incentives for purchasers. Here’s a quick summary of available offers this season.

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Wheels Up Forecasts Further Growth

Since its launch two years ago, membership-based private aviation company Wheels Up has grown considerably. A recent round of funding is expected to make the company even stronger.

Read more: Wheels Up Forecasts Further Growth

VistaJet Adds 50th Long Range Aircraft

This year VistaJet completed its transition to an all large cabin and long range fleet of Bombardier Challenger and Global jets. The company has seen impressive overall growth of 17% in flights, with flights in North America increasing by 159%.

Read more: VistaJet Adds 50th Long Range Aircraft

The Latest in Private Aircraft Cabin Communications

Having fast communications to the cabin, is an essential tool on board todays private aircraft. There are numerous choices for the services, technology and hardware. Options include varying degrees of bandwidth from satellite networks or air-to-ground services, coverage areas, security levels, operational features and the all-important terminals, antennas, routers and wireless access points. This article walks through the services, the providers, the equipment and considerations for choosing the best option.

Read more: The Latest in Private Aircraft Cabin Communications

Rebound in the Fractional Home Ownership Market

When the economy took a dive in 2007/8, there was a noticeable decline in the fractional home market. The luxury of purchasing a share in a second home was a financial risk too great for many. Even when the housing market and other economic indicators started to improve again, the fractional market remained weak. However, that seems to be changing. Recent reports indicate a definite rebound in the market. We talked to management and owners at several high end private residence clubs to learn more about why sales are back up and why people are attracted to buying a share of a property.

Read more: Rebound in the Fractional Home Ownership Market

Inspirato Introduces the Key Membership Option

Luxury destination club Inspirato has announced the arrival of a new membership option. It has a lower initiation fee than the Core membership level, and provides access to all the club homes.

Read more: Inspirato Introduces the Key Membership Option

Stronger US Dollar Makes International Destination Clubs Better Value

With the US dollar having strengthened recently, the Canadian and European based destination clubs are much better value. Over the last couple of years the dollar has gained 20% to 30% in value against the Euro and the Canadian dollar, making these clubs that much cheaper in US dollar terms.

Read more: Stronger US Dollar Makes International Destination Clubs Better Value

Equity Estates Builds New Home on Hawaii

The equity destination club, Equity Estates, is building a new home for its investor members and has another home available for them during construction.

Read more: Equity Estates Builds New Home on Hawaii

Equity Residences Adds Waterfront Captiva Island Villa

The Equity Villa Fund has recently acquired its latest home, located on Captiva Island on the Gulf Coast of Southwest Florida. You can meet the funds Managing Directors in New York on 17th November.

Read more: Equity Residences Adds Waterfront Captiva Island Villa

The Perks That Come With NetJets Membership

When you choose to travel on private aircraft, there are certain benefits that you expect to receive with every flight: the convenience and time saving factors of skipping long lines at commercial aircraft gates, the higher quality of service, a greater degree of travel privacy and flexibility, and of course the air of success that accompanies private jet travel. There is no doubt that these are all hugely attractive factors, no matter which aviation company you travel with.

As the largest private aviation operator, NetJets aims to go even further, offering a huge variety of lifestyle benefits that continue long after the plane has landed. In this article, we will take a look at the many perks that come with NetJets membership.

Read more: The Perks That Come With NetJets Membership

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    Not sure where to begin...to start with why don't I say "wow"...what a wonderful week and great experience. We are thankful to our hosts Neil and Wendy for sharing their island home with us. This is our...
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