February 7, 2020
It’s no surprise New York City is our top-requested hub for business travel, but did you know Cardholders also have exclusive access to the city? As winter turns to spring, and travel plans call for urban jaunts, here’s how you can unlock Manhattan’s penchant for luxurious play.
STAY: The Peninsula Hotel New York
Fifth Avenue has long been headquarters to wining, dining, and boutique-hopping. Stay at the Peninsula Hotel New York and every coveted locale is easily accessed from the front door. Cardholders enjoy complimentary breakfast and a complimentary second night in a Grand Luxe room. Located within walking distance of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, museums and Broadway theatres, this haute hideaway also calls for a night in. Make time for the Asian-inspired Peninsula Spa, where bespoke facials and deep-tissue massage combat fast-paced city life.
The pinnacle of the art and wine world, Sotheby’s has connected art buffs to rare works of art for more than 275 years. As headquarters for its global platform, the New York office welcomes art aficionados. Experience the storied Manhattan salesroom, which stages more than 85 annual auctions. Sotheby’s is also a leader in hard-to-find wine. When cardholders visit Sotheby’s NYC, they’ll experience a private art tour with a Sotheby’s specialist and a wine consultation with Sotheby’s Wine advisor (inclusive of incredible champagne, of course).
Visit this NYC flagship, and discover a bellwether in wine and spirits. Fusing old-school sensibility with new-school culinary trends, Sherry-Lehmann is the purveyor of fine wines, with a selection to wow any discerning oenophile. Cardholders will receive 20-percnt off their first order; Collector’s Tasting featuring up to $1,000 in wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhone, Italy, Spain, and Napa; complimentary delivery to the destination of choice, including aircraft for Sentient Jet flights departing out of Teterboro. Cheers!
EXPERIENCE: Officine Panerai
This Italian watchmaker and trendsetter is known for meticulous design and a prescient vision. Drawing on its history of supplying the Italian navy and its special diving corps, Officine Panerai melds fashion and function with intricate style. Check out its recent collaboration with freediver Guillaume Néry in Bora Bora here. Take over a Panerai boutique of your choice with up to 8 guests and experience:
- Private meeting with a master watchmaker.
- First access to preview new collections.
- Comp hors d’oeuvres, cognac tasting and dinner.
DINE: Gato New York
Chef Bobby Flay’s NYC hot spot is a must for mouth-watering Mediterranean food. Start with the oven-roasted shrimp, followed by the decadent spiced crusted rib-eye with Romanesco and butter. Named after a Garfield-esque cat, Gato New York is decidedly casual and brilliantly executed. Sentient cardholders can access preferred VIP reservations for up to four guests.
David Webb New York. Visit this flagship, and not only can you shop bold designs and exquisite gems, but you’ll also find the David Webb workshop, where 25 master jewelers perfect there craft just one level above the boutique. Cardholder benefit: $1000 off a purchase of $4000 or more.
John Hardy. Artisan hand-crafted jewelry? Check! What’s more, John Hardy is anchored in sustainability, community, and craftsmanship. Cardholder benefit: $250 off a purchase of $500 or more.
Exclusive experience: Invitation to the Bali Workshop and Showroom, for up to 4 guests
- Private tour of the workshop
- Complimentary lunch sourced from the onsite organic farm, where guests dine with artisans and designers.
Peter Millar. Known for exquisite cashmere and bold colors, Peter Millar’s clothing and accessories is a stylish staple at most any golf club. Easily transitioned from day to night, the brand features business attire and performance wear for sophisticates. Cardholder benefit: $150 off a purchase of $500 or more.
Smythson. Launched in 1887 by Brit style setter Frank Smythson, this namesake brand is lauded for fine leather goods. With flagships in both London and New York, shop bags, accessories, notebooks, home décor and more. Cardholder benefit: 20% off online or in-store purchase.
Tata Harper. A game-changer among the rapid-growing clean skincare industry, Tata Harper is a forerunner of the green beauty movement. Inspired by a 1,200-acre farm in Vermont, natural, non-toxic products deliver maximum potency. The hydrating mist is a must during long-haul flights. Cardholder benefit: $100 gift certificate toward a Tata Harper purchase.
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