Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Luxury Gold Brings Back the Golden Era of Travel with Extraordinary 2018 Worldwide Luxury Escorted Journeys

 Journey beyond the ordinary with nine new luxury journeys, including Japan, Montenegro, and Scandinavia.

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Johannesburg Luxury Gold is delighted to launch its brand new 2018 worldwide Luxury Escorted Journeys showcasing a unique and exclusive collection of VIP experiences. Guests seeking the ultimate in indulgence and refinement will enjoy an exclusive collection of journeys that go above and beyond expectations, luxury hotels with impeccable service, and exceptional dining in exquisite style and comfort.

Travellers can enjoy a diverse selection of 42 small group journeys across the globe including Europe, Britain, Africa, India, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and North America. In celebration of the new Luxury Gold Escorted Journeys, travellers can enjoy 10% savings with the Early Payment Discount.

Guests’ experiences are further enhanced with the introduction of Luxury Gold’s exclusive Chairman’s Collection, which is curated by the Travel Corporation’s Chairman, Mr. Stanley Tollman. A special extra exclusive experience has been included on select departure dates. These experiences include lunch with an Italian Count at his grand Tuscan villa or visiting the gardens of Alnwick Castle with The Duchess of Northumberland. Guests can also dine with a French Count at Paris’s oldest café or join Princess Anita von Hohenberg for a drinks reception at Artstetten Castle.

“Our enhanced 2018 Luxury Gold collection aims to make each journey an extraordinary one by bringing an unparalleled wealth of expertise and insights, accumulated over nearly 100 years as leaders in luxury travel, to experiences that will indulge the senses and open the mind,” said Pieter Beyers, General Manager of Insight Vacations. “We are thrilled to showcase that each luxury journey combines the very best in dining, hotels, travel and immersive experiences to ensure that guests return home with a lifetime worth of memories.” 

Within Luxury Gold’s 2018 Luxury Escorted Journeys program are 9 NEW itineraries bringing guests to the forefront of personalised and truly unforgettable experiences, including these 3 journeys. Their dedicated Travelling Concierges will always be ready to share their in-depth knowledge and passion for the destination, and will take care of all the logistical details.

Majestic Japan

Traverse between cutting-edge cities aboard an endlessly luxurious bullet train to the unexplored wilderness on this new 11-day journey through Japan. Guests will be treated to the VIP Experience of a performance by a samurai warrior in front of Aoba Castle and afterwards will meet with the samurai, who also happens to be a member of one of Sendai’s most influential families. Travellers will have the truly unique and ground-breaking experience in travel of meeting a survivor of the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bomb, who will lead an in-depth discussion about how it changed world history forever. Guests will take part in an immersive private sushi-making class in Tokyo to discover why it takes ten years to perfect this 2000-year-old Japanese art.       

Croatia and Montenegro

This new 12-day extraordinary journey showcases the warm hospitality, cultural riches and mesmerizing coastline of Croatia and Montenegro. Travellers will discover the many wonders of the area including a VIP Experience to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Diocletian’s Palace after it is closed to the public. Guests will enjoy famous blend tasting at the hilltop Vina Vukas winery with a Local Expert before indulging in a mouthful of fresh oysters from the Mediterranean. While in Montenegro, travellers will spend a few nights at the Regent Porto Montenegro, the crowning gem of the area and the best 5-star luxury accommodation in the region, where guests will never be far from a stunning view of the Adriatic Coast.

Timeless Scandinavia

Discover a world of nautical grandeur, extraordinary natural wonders including majestic fjords on this new 12-day journey to Scandinavia. Guests will enjoy stunning panoramic views of Oslo while drinking a toast atop the Hollmenkollen Ski Jump after a private VIP viewing at the accompanying museum celebrating 4,000 years of skiing. From there, travellers will venture to Stockholm for a guided kayaking expedition past spectacular waterfalls and soaring mountains. Once at Hotel at 6, guests will indulge in contemporary and seasonal cuisine at the famous Dining Room restaurant, which has recently been awarded Europe’s Best Restaurant in a Hotel at the International Hotel and Property Awards in Italy.

For more information, please contact your local travel agent or visit our website