2019 National Dinner: Live Auction Packages

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Our 2019 National Dinner auction packages are now live! See below for detailed information on each package.

Package #1

PERÚ: LAND OF THE INCAS

Perú is a nation of ancient knowledge and timeless wonders waiting to be discovered! You’ll fly Business Class on American Airlines to the majestic oceanside capital city of Lima where you’ll unwind in the luxury of JW Marriott Hotel Lima in Miraflores, just steps from the beach and Costa Verde! You and your guest will tour ancient pyramids and timeless cathedrals followed by the unforgettable culinary experience of ceviche and lomo saltado made just for you! And don’t forget the quintessential Pisco Sour!

Next you’ll fly to Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire 11,000’ high in The Andes. After your tour there, you and your personal guide will make your way to The Sacred Valley for unparalleled views and cultural exploration of weaving, dyes, agriculture, pachamanca cooking, architecture, and the history of The Inca. You’ll find yourself at home during two nights at JW Marriott El Convento Cusco. Housed in a restored 16th-century convent in the heart of Cusco, this boutique hotel features two exhibition halls with ancient Peruvian artifacts.

After making your way from The Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu Town via PeruRail train, a breathtaking bus ride on serpentine roads carved into the mountain takes you to the ultimate destination. This simulation of the famous Inca Trail hike will culminate in a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the famed citadel Machu Picchu curated for you by TourGuidePeru. Located at almost 8,000’ above sea level, this UNESCO world-historic site has level after level of intriguing buildings that play on astronomical alignments. These unparalleled panoramic views are certain to allow you to capture the memories of a lifetime!

Llama-sté!

Sponsors: American Airlines, JW Marriott, TourGuidePeru, GEOLux

All properties, flights and tour dates are subject to availability.

Package #2

THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN: TOKYO AND OSAKA

The citizens of Japan invite you to indulge in a cultural experience blending ancient and modern traditions, the comradery of global sports lovers, food, and magnificent scenery. Your bucket list experience starts with Business Class on American Airlines, followed by the Five Star luxury of Conrad Tokyo, your stylish new home in the capital overlooking Tokyo Bay. Conrad Tokyo's TwentyEight is the prime spot in Tokyo for breathtaking views, signature drinks, and afternoon tea. And the fashionable Ginza neighborhood is just a few minutes’ walk away. A unique tour of Tokyo includes a trip to the top of Tokyo Tower, a tea ceremony, and a river cruise with lunch.

Next you’ll by travel by high-speed Shinkansen to The Food Capital of Japan Osaka for a four-night stay at Conrad Osaka, your 'Address in the Sky.'  With a commanding presence on Nakanoshima between the Dojima and Tosabori rivers, this sleek luxury hotel offers incredible views of the water and Osaka from all guest rooms and public areas. The Conrad teams’ personal touches at both locations create an unparalleled environment of tranquility. While in Osaka, a four-hour tour reveals the history and culture of the city through its architecture, its Izakaya (tavern) food scene, but more importantly through its people.


Conrad Osaka

Sponsors: American Airlines, Conrad Tokyo, Conrad Osaka, GeoLUX

All properties, flights and tour dates are subject to availability.

Package #3
SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA

Pack your best camera: you’re bound for South Africa! Its gracious citizens, wildlife and scenery, and blend of nature and cosmopolitan cities await you with countless memories. And it all starts when you and your companion each luxuriate in a Delta One™ Suite cabin, the first business class cabin to feature a sliding door at each suite. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you’ll relax and unwind in a luxury hotel provided by an NGLCC hotel partner.

Your adventures begin with three unforgettable nights of luxury accommodation, gourmet meals and game drives at Silvan Safari in Kruger! A Silvan game drive is centered around a complete celebration of unique and exceptional experiences. Our mindful approach honors the intricate manner in which all life is connected. You’ll mimic the movements of the wild, going in search of wildlife when they're most likely to be on the move (early mornings, late afternoons, and evening) and retreating to the shade as they do for respite from the midday heat.

  
Silvan Safari

Your next stop is a curated Cape Peninsula tour from your next stop, Camissa House Luxury Boutique Hotel located atop Table Mountain overlooking Cape Town. This is more than just a boutique hotel. This is a serene, mountainside hideaway found in Cape Town’s most enviable location. All eight rooms flaunt magnificent views of the city’s most iconic sights, perfectly complimenting the tranquility inherent of the design, the ancient history that sparked its inception and the timeless source of modern life that continues to stem from its spectacular surrounds. During your two-day, two-night retreat at Camissa House, you’ll experience a one-day tour of the Cape Peninsula, complimented by breakfast and High Tea daily, and select house beverages.

 
Camissa House Luxury Boutique Hotel

Sponsors: Delta One™, IGLTA, Rhino Africa, Silvan Safari, Camissa House, GeoLUX

All properties, flights and tour dates are subject to availability.

Package #4

ESCAPE TO THE MALDIVES

Escape to the unforgettable surrounded by astonishing natural beauty! Halfway around the world, this island nation in the Indian Ocean summons you to stay for seven nights at The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi after traveling by United Airlines Business Class via Singapore. 
Set in a tropical paradise, the resort and its villas span three islands with a wealth of luxuries and experiences. among white sands and crystal blue waters, this elegant resort is a 30-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport. Discover indulgent choices from 11 celebrated dining venues, a world-class lifestyle spa sanctuary, and a plethora of activities for all generations. Experience True Waldorf Astoria Service personalized to your every wish.
You’ll also take in the history of the region and forge a deeper understanding of the local culture and history with a private half-day walking tour. You’ll attend Maldivian teatime at a local café with your guide, visit local markets and important landmarks, and meet a local artist for a short one-on-one workshop.
Next you’ll explore the underwater world of the Maldives on an overnight excursion where you can take snorkeling trips to search for turtles, eels, rays, sharks, and other marine life. Or relax on a sandbank surrounded by ocean, and enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, transportation and accommodations at Vaali Beach Lodge.


The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

 

Sponsors: United Airlines, Waldorf Astoria, GeoLUX

All properties, flights and tour dates are subject to availability.

 

 

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