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Shannon Paige Schneider Will Guide You Beyond Typical Yoga…

September 8, 2011

This October, Quintess members will be treated to the inspiring instruction of Shannon Paige Schneider. Living fully as an author, sacred activist, motivational speaker, dedicated teacher of Shiva Rea’s Prana Flow, and founder of Anjali Restorative Yoga and öm time yoga studio, Shannon is an expressive student of the symbolic nature of Tantra and mystic poetry.

Exceptional Properties

September 8, 2011

The Tour Club, which offers members exclusive access to luxury residences at some of the world’s most sought after golf destinations, has added two notable properties to its growing portfolio of assets—Victoria National Golf Club, in Newburgh, Indiana, and Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Ranked #35 and #58, respectively, on Golf Digest’s 2011-12 listing of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses,” Victoria National and Rich Harvest Farms join more than 40 private clubs and resort courses that are part of The Tour Club’s offerings.

5280 magazine

September 1, 2011

Savvy globe-trotters, take note: Growing demand for members-only vacationing has fueled a resurgence of locally based destination clubs (see right) that combine the amenities of five-star hotels with the privacy of personal residences – without the hassles of second-home ownership – in exotic locations such as Bali or South Africa.

September Photo of the Month: Sail the Eastern Mediterranean with Silversea and Quintess Beyond

September 1, 2011

Quintess Beyond enables you to explore the world from the most intimate vantage points, from private safari vehicles in Africa to personal tour guides in Asia. Onboard the Silver Spirit, which is able to call at smaller harbors inaccessible to larger ships, you'll visit...

Linda Hampsten Brings Her International Talents to the Quintess Beyond Yoga Retreat Dining Table

August 30, 2011

To fuel the flow of those attending the Quintess Beyond Yoga Retreat this October, Linda Hampsten will be creating healthy, delicious cuisine. Linda lived in Italy and Switzerland for close to 15 years, working with many talented chefs who shared with her the secrets of their kitchens.

Finding Balance with Bali Malas at the Quintess Beyond Yoga Retreat

August 30, 2011

If you’ve seen the movie Eat, Pray, Love, you’re probably already acquainted with the beautiful work of Bali Malas. Now, we are excited to be giving their Balance mala to the women attending our Cabo yoga retreat in October. To find out more, we chatted with Karyn Robinson, who shared the unique story that makes up this particular mala.

The Dining Class: Cooking (or not) on Vacation

August 24, 2011

Whether you participate in the prep work or not, private chefs from The Quintess Collection are ready to cook for you, as well as get you into the kitchen for unique culinary classes and cooking experiences to match your vacation.

Women Making Waves, and Wine, in South Africa

August 24, 2011

South Africa’s viticulture history dates back to 1659, a time when farms were passed down from father to eldest son, and ownership was entrenched in a small group of people. Now however, women increasingly participate across the industry—from farming to tasting counters, administration and marketing..

Join the Conversation: Women, Wine and Travel! #TravelWell

August 23, 2011

Calling all women who love wine and love to travel! We are thrilled to announce we’ll have two wine and travel experts co-hosting our #TravelWell Twitter conversation this month to discuss what women need to know to have an incredible travel experience with wine at the center of it.

New Faces, New Places

August 11, 2011

Our Member Referral 45-Day Blitz held in the spring was a huge success, bringing in 72 qualified referrals. Michael de Anda repeated his December performance as our top referring Member; Tod Nielson and Harry and Dawn Leatherwood also showed great support of The Collection with their high number of referrals.

Member Dallas Clement and his family’s favorites from Quintess Beyond Kenya

August 11, 2011

It is my secret ambition (though now you know) to bring my wife and four daughters to every continent before my oldest graduates from high school. I have two years, and now that we just returned from Africa, only two more continents to go: Asia and Australia.

Greg Eure Club Update - Summer 2011

August 11, 2011

I hope that this letter finds you enjoying the summer months and the travels that come with them. Our summer newsletter comes on the heels of a number of accomplishments that enhance your enjoyment of membership and support the growth of The Collection; providing you and your family with ever-increasing travel experiences.

Shaking up Your Social Scene with Mastering Mixology

August 11, 2011

Mixing drinks is not rocket science, although the world’s top bartenders are certainly taking mixology to daring heights with their cutting edge molecular technology. Quintess is picking up the second round by hosting events for Members and their friends with the theme of Mastering Mixology; in fact, many Members say that these events are the best way to introduce new people to the Club community and boost Member referrals.

August Photo of the Month: Explore the Galapagos Islands on the Grand Odyssey

August 3, 2011

Our Quintess Beyond Galapagos experiences on the Grand Odyssey are almost sold out. Space is limited and going fast for these amazing sailing excursions. Contact Marta Knowles, VP Quintess Beyond at 720.220.1423 or mknowles@quintess.com before August 22nd to reserve your suite on this extraordinary ship:

Eight Different Ways to see the World with Quintess Beyond

August 2, 2011

Eight exceptional experiences await you with Quintess Beyond 2012: the Mediterranean Sea, the Galapagos Islands, Southeast Asia, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya and St. Martin!

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