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Go Behind the Headlines on a New Extraordinary Journey by Private Jet
Circle the globe on an inspiring and informative journey by private jet, created by The New York Times in collaboration with luxury travel pioneers Abercrombie & Kent. This 26-day itinerary takes you beneath the surface of some of the world’s most compelling destinations, illuminating them through the expertise of veteran Times journalists.
Travel in a group of just 50 guests, joined by some of The Times’s most noteworthy journalists and local contributors, who offer firsthand perspectives on the people and places that shape our world. Join a dedicated flight crew aboard an exclusively chartered Boeing 757 with first-class, fully lie-flat seats, accompanied by A&K’s top-notch Tour Directors and local experts, for an around-the-world adventure like no other.
February 8–March 5, 2018
An Exclusive Private Charter for 50 Guests
$135,000 per person, double occupancy | $13,500 single supplement
Meet the Renowned New York Times Writers Accompanying You on This Journey
Former Foreign Correspondent for The New York Times
Traveling with you in Cuba and Colombia
Born in Brazil and educated in the United Kingdom, Alan Riding worked for 30 years as a Times correspondent, spending much of that time in Latin America, first in Mexico City, and then Rio de Janeiro. His book, Distant Neighbors: A Portrait of the Mexicans, was a bestseller.
Op-Ed Columnist for The New York Times
Traveling with you in Easter Island, Samoa and Australia
Times Op-Ed columnist Nicholas Kristof, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, has been praised by President Bill Clinton, who said no other U.S. journalist “has done anything like the work he has done to figure out how poor people are actually living around the world, and what their potential is.”
New York Times Writer and Former Chief Diplomatic Correspondent
Traveling with you in Myanmar, Iran and Morocco
Elaine Sciolino is a contributing writer for The New York Times and an expert on Iranian culture and politics; her book “Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran” was based on years of travel in Iran after the return of the Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979.
Former Editor of Science Times
Traveling with you in Morocco and Iceland
Cornelia Dean is a science writer and former science editor of The New York Times and a distinguished visiting lecturer at Brown University. From 1997 to 2003, as the Times’s science editor, she handled coverage of science, engineering, health and medical news.
Journey Highlights Include:
Go Behind the Scenes at The New York Times
The busy Times newsroom is closed to the public, but open to you for an exclusive tour (subject to breaking news). Following the tour, sit down to a private brunch with the Chairman and Publisher, Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr.
Visit Emerging Destinations in the Headlines
Discover the true stories behind today’s most compelling headlines as you experience destinations ranging from emerging Cuba and Colombia to cutting-edge Iceland and enigmatic Iran.
Get an Insider’s Perspective On the Ground
In addition to travelling with four notable journalists, you also meet with locally based New York Times contributors throughout your journey who provide an on-the-ground perspective.
Enjoy Exclusive Events & Privileged Access
Dine privately in Bogotá’s Salt Cathedral, camp in luxury under the stars in the Moroccan desert, enjoy exclusive after-hours access to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, and more.
About A&K Private Jet Journeys
Flying by private jet elevates your journey to an entirely new level of luxury, convenience and flexibility. Touch down in exotic destinations not easily accessible via major carriers, bypass long lines, and come and go on a timetable based on your itinerary. It’s air travel as it was always meant to be.
On our exclusively chartered private jet, your handmade leather seat, one of only 50 on board, reclines a full 180 degrees into a bed more than six and a half feet long, with a relaxing message and adjustable lumbar support available at the touch of a button. Unwind with an iPad® and Bose® noise-cancelling headphones as your dedicated flight crew attend to your needs.
Your A&K Tour Staff
Overseeing every detail of your trip is the Tour Director and Tour Managers, globe-spanning experts who travel with your from start to finish to keep things running smoothly, while local guides join you in each destination to add a personal perspective to every encounter.
Thanks to our unmatched network of 52 local offices – as well as an intimate group size of just 50 guests – your Private Jet Journey includes the kind of exclusive, invitation-only events that are A&K’s hallmark. Wherever you go, experience the authentic flavor or life as it is really lived.
The Finest in Hotels and Dining
Private Jet Journeys feature properties chosen by our experts for their authentic reflection of each destination’s style and spirit. Your meals are more than just a chance to dine at the end of the day – they are a complete feast for the senses, with local entertainment and stunning natural backdrops.