Archive for June, 2012

A Five-Star Concierge’s Top 6 Tips for Visiting the London 2012 Olympics

June 26, 2012  |  Travel Booking and Tips

A few weeks ago, the XOJET Blog posted tips for booking private jet travel to the London 2012 Olympics. Once you’re there, what’s the best way to get around? We chatted with Alan Noone, head concierge of five-star luxury hotel The Berkeley, to get his recommendations for making your stay in London this summer a great one. His 6 top tips:

Women’s Singles at Wimbledon
Photo credit: Blogee

1. Plan ahead—for everything, not just the Games.

It’s not just your flight and event-specific tickets you should buy in advance. Book everything—your lodging, restaurant reservations…

The XOJET 10: Anthony Giglio, Wine Wise Guy

June 19, 2012  |  XOJET 10

Anthony Giglio is a sommelier, educator and author of several books, including Cocktails in New York. He’s also a regular contributor to Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine. Talking with him, you can’t help wanting to hear more, learn more, and most of all, drink a lot more wine. In the hopes of mixing it up a bit, we tried to ask Anthony a non-travel question to end the interview, but he had other ideas. “Wait, wait, hold on a sec, what about luggage? I thought we were going…

XOJET Around the World: Stuttgart, Germany

June 15, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET Captain Cort de Peyster snapped this photo of an XOJET Citation X in Stuttgart, Germany. See more photos from XOJET pilots in the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album.

XOJET to Provide Private Air Concierge Access™ Services to Jazz Aspen Snowmass

June 13, 2012  |  XOJET Partnerships

Thanks to a new partnership between XOJET and Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS), JAS National Council and Board members will enjoy the exclusive privileges of XOJET Concierge Access when traveling to and from Aspen for any JAS music event or festival. This includes this year’s Labor Day extravaganza, starring Sugarland, the Steve Miller Band and more!

Concierge Access offers special private aviation pricing and programs, making XOJET a “one-stop-shop” for members’ private aviation needs.

XOJET Around the World: Jackson Hole, WY

June 11, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET Captain Cort de Peyster shares a beautiful photo of an XOJET Citation X and the Grand Teton mountain from his flight to Jackson Hole, WY. Check out the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album to see more photos from XOJET pilots.

XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte Profiled by Bombardier Experience Magazine

June 5, 2012  |  XOJET

Bombardier’s Experience magazine recently profiled XOJET CEO Blair LaCorte, describing how LaCorte and his team successfully countered industry wisdom with “unreasonable thinking” to change the landscape of private aviation.