Monday, 31 August 2020

Marriott International and Quintessentially Unveil a Collection of Exclusive Luxury Road Trips

Marriott International, through its portfolio of luxury brands including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, EDITION and W Hotels, is delighted to unveil a collection of one-of-a-kind adventures curated in partnership with Quintessentially, the world’s leading luxury concierge company. Available to book now, global travelers will have access to several distinct itineraries and immersive experiences available across Marriott International’s robust portfolio of luxury brand properties in the United States and Europe.
“During this time we know that many of our guests are choosing to travel in different ways. They might be staying closer to home, or seeking the personal space that driving between destinations affords,” said Tina Edmundson, Global Brand and Marketing Officer and Luxury Portfolio Leader, Marriott International. “With this series of exclusive road trips, and with the expertise of Quintessentially, we are thrilled to be able to offer our guests access to unparalleled, luxury focused experiences that meet the moment.”
Whether you are traveling to Lake Tahoe, Bal Harbour or Venice, the bespoke itineraries promise an unforgettable escape marked by luxurious accommodations, flawless service, captivating landscapes and scenery, exceptional culinary offerings and outdoor adventures. Curated by Quintessentially, and available starting at $15,000 USD for two guests, each trip will include an unrivaled selection of diversified, high-end experiences that are unique to the destination. Guests can enjoy a champagne toast in a private seaplane overlooking the San Francisco sunset, mountain biking with a local professional biker in Santa Barbara, surfing lessons with a world surfing competitor in Half Moon Bay, a private tour of the exclusive Palazzo Corsini or Sistine Chapel in Rome, and more. Travelers will also enjoy the option to drive in style with access to vintage cars, such as a 1960s Ford Mustang Convertible.


“At Quintessentially, we are the authority on creating one-of-a-kind, unforgettable experiences. With this collection of road trips, we are excited to bring these different destinations to life in a unique way and can further tailor the packages to guests’ personal preferences,” said Annastasia Seebohm, CEO, Quintessentially. “Marriott International’s unparalleled luxury portfolio allows for a seamless experience as guests move between properties and explore at their own pace.”
The offer will run through the end of October and the highly coveted itineraries include:
BEST OF THE SUNSHINE STATE: The Miami Beach EDITION, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, and The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
  • Journey deep into the Everglades aboard an airboat
  • Private seaplane experience from Miami to Key West
  • Tour of 3 fine art galleries in downtown Naples with local art expert
  • Sunset sail around Naples
  • Take a luxury yacht to explore the coast of Sarasota
  • Sunset electric bike tour of historical downtown Sarasota
THE CLASSIC: The St. Regis San Francisco, The Ritz-Carlton, Santa Barbara, and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
  • Private sunset sailboat cruise around the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Champagne toast in private seaplane overlooking the San Francisco Bay
  • Mountain biking in Santa Barbara with local pro biker
  • Private kayaking in the Channel Islands
  • Surf the Laguna Niguel coast with a world competitor surfer
  • Explore the art community of Laguna Niguel and make your own masterpiece
THE ROCKIES: The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, and W Aspen
  • Drive a supercar down the canyons of Denver
  • Private hike through the Boulder Flatirons
  • Fly fishing in Vail Valley’s Eagle River
  • Hike the backcountry of Vail Valley with a llama
  • Mountaintop yoga in Aspen
  • Supper beneath the stars on Snowmass Mountain
COUNTRY TO COASTAL CALIFORNIA: The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, and The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
  • Dusk kayaking in Lake Tahoe with a private guide
  • Private boat trip and lunch on Lake Tahoe
  • Private city tour in San Francisco in your own cable car with a local guide
  • Champagne toast in a private seaplane overlooking San Francisco at sunset
  • Surfing lesson with a world competitor surfer in Half Moon Bay
  • Horseback riding and private photo-shoot session on the beach at Half Moon Bay
RANCHO MIRAGE TO THE SONORAN DESERT: The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale and The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
  • Horseback riding along the historic Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
  • Mountain biking in Palm Springs
  • Behind the scenes of Scottsdale’s art and culinary scene
  • Experience a classic cattle drive in Scottsdale
  • Explore the Colossal Cave Park with a geologist
  • Graffiti tour and lesson with a local mural artist in Tucson
DEEP SOUTH TO MUSIC CITY: Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah, The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte, and The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville
  • Kayak tour through Savannah’s Ebenezer Creek
  • Tea tasting trip to Charleston
  • Picnic at Charlotte’s Duke’s Mansion
  • Learn the slow methods barbecuing meat from a pitmaster
  • Build your own guitar in Nashville
  • Learn the story of Jack Daniels and his world famous whiskey
THE DOLOMITES TO LAKE GENEVA: Cristallo, Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Cortina d’Ampezzo; Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg; and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva
  • Enjoy a private yoga lesson in the mountains
  • Hike the mountains with a private guide
  • Bike tour of Salzburg
  • Walking tour of Mozart’s Salzburg
  • Private boat ride on Lake Geneva
  • Visit to the Patek Philippe Museum with a private guide
CLASSIC ITALY: The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice; The St Regis Florence; and The St Regis Rome
  • Guided walking tour of classic Venice
  • Private boat trip on the Venice lagoon and visit to Murano glassblowing factories
  • Afterhours tour of Florence by river cruise
  • Tour of the exclusive Palazzo Corsini followed by a visit to the Villa Torrigiani, Europe’s largest private garden
  • Early morning, private visit to the Sistine Chapel
  • Guided baroque passeggiata in Rome
GASTRONOMY OF THE BASQUE REGION: Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel San Sebastian; and Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Elciego
  • Exclusive meal in one of San Sebastian’s members-only cooking clubs
  • Learn to cook traditional Basque dishes under the guidance of a private chef
  • Explore the Rioja wine region via bicycle
  • Tour Europe’s finest Rolls-Royce collection, housed in a medieval tower
For more information please visit: https://quintessentially.com/marriott-experiences

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