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Puerto Rico


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Why Puerto Rico? No passport required. Salsa, snorkel & sip rum, but maybe not in that order. “Sea” glow in the dark beaches, be “seen” salsa dancing or shop along blue cobblestone streets. Dive into the underwater world and emerge ready to dine like a rock star. Travel in VIP Style.

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STAY
Ritz Carlton – VIP personified! Can’t sleep? Dine at the trendy restaurants before hitting the casino. Tired yet? Fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves in this oceanfront hotel.
El San Juan Resort & Casino – What makes Vegas better? How about being located on a beach with restaurants, bars, salsa club & a casino? In other words, the El San Juan.
El Blok – On an island off San Juan, immerse yourself in the contemporary designed El Blok Hotel, rooftop infinity pool & a celebrity-chef-run restaurant. Requires small plane access so it must be good!
W Hotel Vieques – Take a puddle jumper out of San Juan & into the whimsical modern designed W Hotel.

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Make A Play

DINE
Aguaviva – A brightly lit ceviche bar where you see a mix of locals and chic VIP’s.
Oceano – A converted beachfront mansion, now one of the hottest restaurants in San Juan.
Dragonfly –Asian fusion cuisine centered by a backdrop of romantic & sexy ambiance.
Cielito Lindo – Authentic enough to make you believe you are actually in Mexico!
1919 Restaurant – Run by a Michelin-star chef, 1919 features localized ingredients; one of the most popular new additions to the dining scene.

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Full “Fare”

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Mezzanine at St. Germain – In the former headquarters of the Nationalist Party, elegance comes alive as you sip on cocktails and local rum.
Club Brava – The nightclub to be seen- whether you hit the dance floor or watch from the balcony, you are sure to feel like a VIP.
Nuyorican Cafe – Walk down an alley to access Nuyorican Cafe featuring live music daily. Tourists and locals alike call it “the best local salsa!”
Mist – Water Beach Club Hotel rooftop bar overlooks the beach. Watch the hip & cool crowd.

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SHOP
Abitto – First stop for fashionistas, featuring designs of John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, YSL, Versace, and Roberto Cavalli.
Nono Maldonado – See the famed Puerto Rican designer & former Esquire Magazine Fashion Editor’s latest collection, or customize your own outfit.
Monsieur – Occasionally we let the men shop… Bugatchi Uomo, Stone Rose, Ballin, & Robert Graham all featured here. Then it’s our turn to shop again.
Stella Nolasco – Local designer featured at NYFW featuring high-end couture for a VIP.
Luca – Local designs exclusive to Puerto Rico – handmade accessories no one else will have.

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Travel in Technicolor

Upcoming Events
Patron Saint festivals – July is the month of Patron Saint festivals. Travel VIP Style to any local village for cultural immersion.
Puerto Rican Salsa Congress – July 14-18 – See the best salsa dancers from around the world compete.

VIP Travel Experience tapped Sandy Mandel & Barbara Winchell for Traveling in Style.

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Singapore


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Singapore, the new Monte Carlo. Retail utopia, finance hub, & flashy nightlife fused amidst Botanic Gardens. The city is bursting in unusual food & fashion. Innovative architecture arched over soaring skylines & a techno -inspired marketplace. Arrive in VIP style!

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Stay
Wanderlust Hotel – Experimental boutique hotel. Contemporary & chic decor attracts a young, fashionable crowd. Each level uniquely decorated by a different award-winning design agency.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel – Waterfront Hotel with unsurpassed views. Optimal location on the Marina lined w/cafés & bars outside your door. Reserve one of five themed suites.
Marina Bay Sands Hotel – Unbeatable views of the bay – best seen from their 2.5-acre rooftop infinity pool (martini in hand.) Book the 50th floor Marina Suite & don’t look down!
Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering – Lemongrass drink upon arrival, décor inspired by nature, & tropical gardens growing vertically on the exterior- a serene sanctuary in the concrete jungle.

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Dine
Waku Ghin – ‘Waku’ means arise, ‘ghin’ means silver. 7th best restaurant in Asia, the ultimate dining experience. Four private rooms featuring private chefs & 10-course degustation menu.
Min Jiang at One North – Black & white bungalow housing equally stylish cuisine. Al-fresco garden setting sets it apart- and so does its renowned wood-fired, crispy Peking duck.
Burnt Ends – Gourmet barbecue experience. Small bites & counter seats facing a four ton brick oven- creates an irresistible smoky aroma as you dine.
Wild Rocket – “The father of modern Singaporean cuisine,” Willin Low, recently reopened this sleek, sophisticated restaurant. Don’t leave without trying the Singapore Noodles.
Street Food – Don’t miss the food trucks and street food courts. Social scene – couple up?

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Grab & Go

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Ce La Vi – formerly known as Ku De Ta is the bar, restaurant, & dance club. Sip on lychee martinis at the Sky Bar & late night dancing at the Club Lounge. Look over the side to the coolest drop off infinity pool ever!
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove – Swim-up Wet Bar, purple lights, & all night cocktails. Visit the Away Spa for a morning-after detox.
The Library – “Singapore’s worst kept secret.” Ultimate VIP experience – enter by password only (changes weekly) through a secret door in a pop-up shop. Red lantern interior design keeps it colorful as you sip a mix of eclectic cocktails.

Shop:
TriBeCa – A unique, creative, & expensive multi-label boutique – Balmain to Isabel Marant.
SaladShop – Mixes bright fashion & home ware in an aromatic two-story space.
Pauline.Ning – Singapore’s edgy emerging designer label. Perfect for fashionistas.
Mythology Boutique – Under- the- radar independent labels. Graphic & technological pieces keep you on the forefront of fashion.

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Walk on By

Upcoming Events:
National Day Parade – August 9 Fireworks, music and aerial performances.
Formula One Grand Prix Night Race – September 18-20 – Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, & Pharrell Williams headline the entertainment.
The Thimithi Fire-Walking Festival – In October – Certainly a “hot” ticket!
The Mid-Autumn Festival – August celebration of the new harvest for the Chinese & Vietnamese community.

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Race off VIP Style

VIP Travel Experience tapped Sandy Mandel & Barbara Winchell for Traveling in Style.

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Sydney


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Ow ya goin mate? 100 beaches, iconic opera house, world famous Harbour Bridge & birthplace of Uggs. Sydney offers more than a “G’day. Best beer, New Year’s Eve fireworks, dancing in a former morgue, a sustainable “green” economy & a chain of high herb stores selling Buzz, Pop & Ignite (we want some). No wonder everyone says “no worries!”

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Travel Like a VIP – Climb bridges, get front row opera seats, travel to the Blue Mountains, visit the great wine regions Margaret River near Perth, the Barossa Valley near Adelaide, head to the Great Barrier Reef for world class diving, see a really big rock (Ayers) or just explore Sydney.

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Stay
Park Hyatt – Once a former jail. Now the most fashionable address in town. Located in The Rocks Historical District, newly remodeled with prime waterfront location with unrivaled views of the iconic Sydney Opera House.
The Darling – On Darling Harbour, stylish & sleek, even the pool is scented! Truly darling!
Blue Hotel – Hot, trendy boutique hotel along the wharf promenade in Wooloomooloo,

Dine
Quay – Most award-wining “foodie” restaurant with incredible views of Sydney Harbor.
Tetsuya’s – French technique, Japanese flavors & a 10-course degustation menu.
Icebergs – Swim during the day, Italian dining at night. On the hot & sexy Bondi Beach.

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Alpha 60 – Avant Garde men’s and women’s. You’ll be seen but not heard!
Akira – Japanese design comes to Australia. Award winning designer Akira Isogawa has won numerous design awards for his contemporary unique style
Désordre – Once a pop-up now permanent, stocks the best of Australian designers!

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Play
Hemmesphere – An opulent lounge, terrace & late night sushi. Try Rosemary’s Baby!
Gilt Lounge – Intimate & secret, perfect for a late night rendezvous!
Eau de Vie – A secret whiskey room, 500 + spirit bar, choose your poison!
Ivy Pool Club – Sydney’s only rooftop pool bar – sun by day, sip by night

Upcoming Events
Travel Industry Exhibition – July 16-17
Sydney International Spa & Beauty Expo – August 22-23
Mind, Body, Spirit Show – October 22-25
Comic-Con – October 16-18
Drinks Industry Show – November 16-17

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VIP Travel Experience tapped Sandy Mandel & Barbara Winchell of Wear2Where for the latest in traveling in style.