Luxury Hotels

Sharecare – British Airways – Avant-Garde

Forbes Travel Guide and Sharecare have announced their first Sharecare VERIFIED hotels. All have passed compliance on over 360 expert-validated best practices for health security, addressing the critical need to restore confidence with guests and travel planners in the age of COVID-19 and beyond. The initial list includes Nüwa Manila at City of Dreams (Manila, Philippines); Montage Los Cabos (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico); The Hazelton Hotel (Toronto), and Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston), where Girlahead had a delightful lunch with JB and Tiffany Dowd, above.


Travel is changing, as we all know. There will be no more British Airways 747 flights, sob (Girlahead will forever miss seat 64K, best-in-house by far). The airline is cleverly selling off its 747 bits and pieces. Buy sets, six at a time, of First Class dinner plates, designed by William Edwards, and other elegant memories of the last days of pre-pandemic flight. Congratulations to the airline, however, for currently somehow continuing to feed people inflight – meals currently come in brown paper bags and it is almost worth buying up to Club World merely for the Do&Co desserts which are always included. Meanwhile, buy memories via


More on travel. Paul Tumpowsky gave a really concise Americas round-up on yesterday’s Recovery 2.0: Virtual Leadership Round Table, pointing out travellers are becoming more COVID-aware at airports than up in the air. Interestingly, just up on PODCAST, Daniel Levine, CEO of Avant-Garde Institute.  Here his predictions