Luxury resort brand Soneva invites guests to meet popular rugby and soccer players as part of its Soneva Stars series. The award-winning Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani in the Maldives welcomes the athletes beginning this month and through the fall.
World Cup champion David Villa, hailed as one of the best soccer strikers, visits Soneva Jani July 20–31. Following his retirement from the game, Villa founded a company offering soccer camps and clinics to children around the world. Mexican soccer player Rafael Márquez hosts a series of soccer camps for young guests at Soneva Fushi July 25–Aug. 8.
Later in the fall, English rugby player Ben Cohen visits both Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani to host fitness workshops Oct. 15–30. French international soccer player Mikaël Silvestre visits Soneva Jani to host his popular children’s soccer camps in October and December.
During the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Nov. 21–Dec. 18, Silvestre will be on site at Soneva Fushi as a resident commentator on the games. Côte d’Ivoire-born soccer star Yaya Touré will live comment on the games from Soneva Jani.
The Soneva Stars series boasts a calendar full of events with visiting experts in the worlds of food, literature, sports, wellness and more. Visit the website for the full roster of Soneva Stars events.
Combine ghostly, Halloween-themed events with fun drinks and activities this fall in the United States’ oldest city. St. Augustine’s long history makes it a hub for spooky stories, ghost encounters and strange histories. Here are some upcoming events in St. Augustine this October:
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Mall of America in Minnesota is already known as a tourist attraction, with its more than 500 stores, entertainment venues and attractions ranging from roller coasters to an aquarium. Next year, though, the mall welcomes a new offering to its entertainment lineup: Museum of Illusions.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
October is Virginia Wine Month, and what better way to celebrate than at one of these Virginian hotels and resorts? Consider a stay at one of these properties to enjoy the ultimate wine experience in Virginia this October.