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F1S Launches Cruise Division

Cruising is booming. With more and more requests for sea getaways, F1S has officially launched F1S Cruises. The specialty division will take the guesswork out of which cruise is the right fit for our well-traveled clients. Run by cruise industry veteran Stephen Scott, it will work with 31 top ocean and river cruise lines to…

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F1S Tastemakers: South Africa’s Rising Wine Star

At 32, Luvo Ntezo never imagined the professional success he would achieve at such a young age. Named the Best Young Sommelier in South Africa, he spent his early years in a bleak township. Today the star oenophile travels the world as a wine ambassador of his country. He is head sommelier at One&Only Cape…

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Top Trends in Upscale Travel

Virtuoso Travel Week may well be the travel equivalent of New York Fashion Week. Every August, the F1S team heads to Las Vegas to meet with the who’s who in the luxury travel world – from the most exclusive new names in hotels and cruising to VIP tour companies. The goal? To make sure we’re…

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