In This Issue

F1S Lands in Los Angeles

On Friday, June 20th, 35 First in Service staffers took off from JFK to LAX. Our mission: to celebrate the opening of our swanky new Los Angeles office at the private Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO). That night, festivities kicked off with 200 of our favorite industry colleagues, including friends from the Fairmont Miramar, Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula, Starwood, and Viceroy, at the iconic Museum of Flying. Champagne popped…
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Just Back From: Turkey + Greece

  Our affiliate agent Loraine Gardner just spent seven days sailing the Turquoise Coast on a traditional Turkish yacht known as a gulet. These wooden vessels, which hold between 10- 25 passengers, are an intimate way to explore the natural wonders, azure seas and archaeological sites along the Turkish Riviera. How would you describe life on board? Sailing onboard a gulet has a sense of romance and adventure to it….
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Agent Spotlight: Rich Pampinella, Master of a Good Time

  With a ready smile and relaxed vibe, Rich Pampinella always wants to make his clients feel at ease, and more importantly, have a great time. After all, his career has been built on making people happy. Early on, the professional DJ fell into the travel business by accident, filling in at an agency during the day while spinning tunes at night in the 1970s. The Brooklyn native says, “I…
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