June 5-12, 2022
Join Ryan & Malaka Hilton on this unique adventure dreamt up by ATI CEO Malaka Hilton, staying at our most beloved hotels including an overnight on the famous Orient Express!
Starting in London & ending in Budapest, this one week journey will be one to celebrate as a return to Europe is long overdue and highly anticipated for so many. Whether its your first visit or your 50th, London never disappoints. From Big Ben to the London Eye, tea time to pub crawls, your time in London will put you in just the right festive state before you embark on a timeless and unforgettable journey aboard the Orient Express.
Travel London-Paris-Vienna-and end in Budapest where you will enjoy a fantastic 3-night stay in the majestic capital of Hungary. Budapest is the most beautiful city to be in as the sun goes down, when you can really see the city come to light and life along one of the World’s most scenic rivers: the Danube. Budapest has a youthful energy which juxtaposes its historic grandeur that will engage you at every turn!
Call 1.888.722.3401 to inquire.
June 5, 2022
Welcome to London!
June 5 – 8, 2022
Guests can choose between the following two options for accommodation while staying London:
The Goring Hotel
The Goring stands out from the crowd as London’s last family-owned luxury hotel, with over a hundred years of passion for hospitality and commitment to service. The staff are trained to the highest standards of hospitality – always retaining a timely touch of fun. At The Goring, they love to indulge our guests and make them feel at home, and after 108 years, they still continue to surprise and delight even the most frequent of guests.
Impeccably English and perfectly individual, The Goring features 69 sumptuous suites and rooms, each uniquely decorated with the ﬁnest furnishings. It is renowned for its warm, intimate atmosphere and personalized service.
Located in Belgravia – one of the most exclusive and elegant areas in central London – it is perfectly placed for spectacular sights and style. The iconic walls of Buckingham Palace border the district and nearby Knightsbridge, Mayfair and Sloane Street make for a fashionable stay.
Opposite Buckingham Palace, this luxurious hotel with Royal Mews views is 0.2 miles from Victoria train station. It holds 3 chic restaurants and 2 refined bars, including an elegant champagne bar.
The Rubens at the Palace is the majestic 5-star luxury hotel that gives you the best of both worlds -on the one hand it recalls the magnificence and splendor of a bygone age; on the other, it gives you the latest in modern comforts and technology.
Expect warm smiles at every turn, a host of thoughtful touches, sumptuous rooms and suites, fine dining, family services, pet friendly facilities and enjoy the many attractions of London on their doorstep.
June 5, 2022 Terry Holmes led London Pub Crawl from Ruben
For those staying at the Rubens:
Come and join us for a pub crawl of some of London’s most famous and historic public houses, for a pie and a pint
There’s no better way to discover London than to rub elbows with the locals on a pub crawl and there’s few more exciting locals that you could rub elbows with than the captivating and charming Executive Director of Red Carnation, Mr. Terry Holmes, photographed below with the GM at the 5 star Rubens, Malcolm Hendry as well as the multi talented Stefan Otto at the Rooftop Zebra Bar atop the Rubens and 41.
left to right: Terry Holmes, Stefan Otto & Malcolm Hendry
June 8, 2022 – Board the train London
Day One: London to Paris
Board the art deco Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and savour a delicious brunch with a refreshing Bellini as you make your way through the Kent countryside to Folkestone. Here, you are escorted by coach to Cheriton, where you board the shuttle to Calais. Our uniformed hosts will look after you throughout the journey.
At Calais Ville Station, the legendary Wagons-Lits carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express await. Settle into your comfortable private cabin before enjoying a sumptuous dinner in one of the magnificent dining cars. Later, you may wish to linger in Bar Car ‘3674’, listening to the resident pianist play the baby grand and chatting to fellow passengers before you retire for the night.
Carriages of the Belmond British Pullman
June 9, 2022 – Your steward serves Continental breakfast in your cabin as you gaze at the beautiful scenery through your window. The Alpine peaks, undulating meadows and crystal-clear lakes of Austria continue as you relax over a leisurely three-course lunch.
In the afternoon, take the opportunity to browse the onboard boutique for an exclusive memento of your journey. As the picturesque Hungarian countryside glides by, soak up the views over pastries, tea and coffee before arriving into Budapest.
June 9, 2022 Welcome to Budapest!
Guests can choose between the following to options for their stay in Budapest:
The Kempinski Budapest
Located in Downtown Budapest, the luxurious Kempinski Hotel Corvinus is just a short walk away from the Danube River and the city’s main attractions. The hotel comprises 353 elegant rooms, including 38 chic suites with spacious bathrooms and free Wi-Fi.
Kempinski Hotel Budapest offers remarkable culinary attractions in its Gastronomic Quarter Downtown Budapest – featuring two restaurants, two bars a coffee house and a deli: ÉS Bisztró, Nobu, Blue Fox The Bar, The Living Room and ÉS Deli.
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest
A landmark on one of Europe’s most scenic rivers, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest is a stunningly reborn Art Nouveau masterpiece offering a fairy-tale palace experience in the heart of the city’s vibrant gastronomical district. Offering panoramic vistas of the Royal Castle, Buda Hills, and the majestic Chain Bridge, the beautiful Gresham Palace is an iconic destination for those looking for a ‘Grand Budapest Experience’.
Listed as one of the best hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveller’s 2020 Gold List, Four Seasons Budapest has also been awarded the Forbes Five-Star designation for four consecutive years, being the only hotel in Hungary to receive Forbes’ highest rating. Its on-site restaurant, KOLLÁZS – Brasserie & Bar are favourite spots for foodies and locals alike wishing to taste the best regional specialties and the most innovative cocktails.
June 9 -12, 2022
Nestled in a region full of natural and cultural wonders, from world-class culinary offerings to a buzzing art and music scene, Budapest will impress you. Our group will enjoy an evening cruise along the Danube to take in the iconic views of the Chain Bridge, the Parliament Building and Buda Castle, as well as a foodie tour to enjoy the quintessential Hungarian cuisine.
Call Isabelle Finly at 941-951-1801 at extension 105 now to reserve your space on this unique journey today!
The cost per person for the train portion of the journey starts from 2650 GBP per person for a twin cabin (suites are available currently). A 15% deposit is required to reserve your cabin.
- Founder’s Journey will always be priced at or below published rates, but never higher.
- Travel with like-minded individuals on these exclusive departures.
- Enjoy a welcome cocktail party to meet your fellow travelers.
- A hosted dinner will be offered during one night of the trip with the Hiltons.
- On many occasions, optional shore events are offered as an option that only our group is invited to join.
- Special global relationships that the Hiltons have formed over the years will allow you privileged access opportunities.
- Trips are offered well in advance to give ample time for your future planning.
- Minimum numbers must be met in order for the Hiltons to host the journey.
- The Hiltons reserve the right to adjust the duration of their participation should any schedule conflicts arise.