New York – June 25, 2013

Travel Industry Veteran Alistair Ballantine Joins Remote Lands as Strategic Advisor


Remote Lands is delighted to announce that travel industry veteran Alistair Ballantine has joined as Strategic Advisor.

Alistair Ballantine has spent 38 years in the luxury travel business. He is a highly experienced and well respected senior executive with deep knowledge of the US travel industry and global experience heading world renowned brands. His career and experience include 25 years as President of Abercombie & Kent, Inc, five years as Director of Sales & Marketing for Orient-Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises and Senior Vice President for the Oberoi Hotel Group. His experience includes all aspects of business including strategic planning, marketing strategy, sales planning and implementations, product development, advertising and promotion strategy, public relations, strategic relationship development and customer services. He has developed an extremely wide network of industry and consumer relationships throughout the world. He has an MA from Cambridge University, England.

Catherine Heald, Co-Founder and CEO said, “We are thrilled to have Alistair on the Remote Lands team. His depth and breath of experience is extraordinary and quite unparalleled in the travel industry.”

About Remote Lands, Inc.

Remote Lands, Inc. creates highly personalized, ultra-luxe holidays in Asia, optionally by private jet or yacht. Based in New York and Bangkok, they specialize in extraordinary experiences that are difficult to arrange and require privileged access to important people and exclusive events, drawing upon their relationships with remarkable people around Asia. They distinguish themselves with their unparalleled service, creative itineraries and extreme attention to detail.

Remote Lands has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Town & Country, the BBC, Fox Business News, Financial Times, National Geographic Traveler, W, Newsweek, Forbes, BusinessWeek and more.

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