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In a culture dominated by glowing tablets, chirping mobile devices and vibrating messages, it sometimes seems that the printed word, venerable institution though it may be, is becoming an altogether outdated modality. Here at Quintess, we began to wonder: do Members get enough from printed communications, or is there another, more dynamic way to connect? Enter QuintessTV. Easily digestible segments. A full spectrum of images and voices. An up-close look at Collection destinations and executives. And best of all, an interactive way for Members to stay in the know.
Our members own their own companies; they are private equity or fund managers; they are surgeons or lawyers with their own practices. They are very busy. They have money, but not necessarily the time to enjoy it. The Quintess Collection membership is how they can without the burden of owning a second home.
Together with Shannon, our yoga instructor, the women who participated in our inaugural Quintess Yoga Retreat in Los Cabos, Mexico were smart, powerful, beautiful ladies. Cabo was really the ideal backdrop for this type of retreat. The natural beauty of the landscape facilitated each woman’s transformation. We had wonderful meditation walks on the beach or up the mountain to a beautiful Mirador lookout point to help center us all.
Our Sonoma properties, situated in some of the most coveted neighborhoods in the region, will delight and surprise the most loyal Wine Country aficionado. These exceptional homes each feature infinity-edge pools, a beautiful wine cave or cellar, expansive outdoor areas, stand-alone guest cottages, splendid vistas and lush finishes. With easy access to the small-town charms of Sonoma and Napa Valley, a bevy of illustrious local vineyards are just out the back door.
Two exquisite five-bedroom country homes in the heart of Provence, France are the newest addition to Quintess Beyond. Spend a week enjoying incredible food, soaking in gentle Provençal sunshine and savoring fresh country air. For the ultimate European getaway, bookend your experience with stays in our London, Paris or Florence properties.
We are thrilled to announce two new Quintess villas on Turks & Caicos. Villa 5 is 5,000 square feet with five bedrooms; Villa 6 is 4,500 square feet with four bedrooms. Both offer the finest, most luxurious living on the archipelago.
We received an unprecedented number of submissions for the Active Pursuits Photo and Video Contest. As always, the quality of the photos was picture perfect; this time what really surprised us was how many featured family fishing trips. The winners (who will each receive a Manduka Yoga Gift Package from our Quintess Beyond Yoga Retreats in Los Cabos and Saint Martin) are...
Enjoy the best seats in the house for Africa's annual spectacular — the Great Migration — with Quintess Beyond in Tanzania. In your open-side safari vehicle on the edge of Serengeti's endless plain, watch as millions of wildebeest and zebra cross the Grumeti River en route to Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Access the inaccessible with THE PGA TOUR CLUB: Luxury residences, Pro-Am events, access to PGA TOUR Championships and customer hospitality create unusually memorable experiences.
How important is the role of chief marketing officer in a business model? I would speculate that more times than not, everything you know about a company and how it is presented comes from the office of the chief marketing officer. The C-level marketing executive is vital and responsible for their company. Ben Addoms, the founder and CMO for The Quintess Collection, was kind enough to chat with us recently...
The Quintess Collection is excited to announce new East Coast residences within The Cliffs Communities. TOUR CLUB and Collection Access Members have access to:
A guest at The Quintess Collection in New York wanted tickets for the Tony-nominated Broadway comedy “La Bete.” The concierge, Diane Restivo, not only landed the tough tickets, she went one better...
Tantalize your senses, challenge your perceptions and awaken your imagination in Southeast Asia with Quintess Beyond. For this epic exploration, we are working in concert with Asia Transpacific Journeys, ranked as the #10 Tour Operator in the 2011 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, so it is appropriate that your itinerary is made up of other world's best, including…
While occupying a DUO penthouse in Times Square, New York, our destination host arranged an in-home chef-prepared dinner for two. The center island, which served as a gathering place for laughs with friends the night before, transformed into a quaint seating arrangement for my husband and I to enjoy a quiet dinner. At the end of our meal, dessert was served a fireworks illuminated the sky above Times Square. Our view, thought floor-to-ceiling windows, summarized the unforgettable moments enjoyed through Quintess.
Here are a few great reasons to foster healthy eating and fun in the kitchen (even on vacation!):