In This Issue

The Rise of the Lifestyle Trend

Next month our President, Erika Reategui, will make one of the most dramatic hotel entrances ever when she arrives at the Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman by paraglider. This innovative arrival method is one of the ways the travel industry is going to greater heights to meet the desires of the well traveled. “Lifestyle is driving everything in the luxury travel market,” explains Erika. “It’s no longer enough for…
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Just Back From: Menorca

Our CEO, Fernando Gonzalez, just returned from 10 days on the Balearic Island of Menorca (Minorca) with his wife Awilda, and nine-year-old daughter Sofia. Sofia, who also is the F1S Children’s Ambassador, and her dad share the highlights of vacationing off the coast of Spain. How would you describe Menorca? The island is an outdoor paradise with friendly, welcoming locals. The beaches and landscape are unspoiled, rustic, and full of rolling…
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Agent Spotlight: Sherry Duksin, Dazzling Double Agent

For decades our luxury leisure advisor Sherry Duksin has led a double life. An expert travel professional since the mid ’60s, she modestly shares that along the way she has also had a full career as a speech language pathologist. A zen attitude (not to mention expert juggling skills) gets her through her schedule. A supervisor at Bellevue Hospital’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, she specializes in traumatic brain injury. When the city has high…
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