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Nov 30, 2021
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JMAK.com

WORK WITH ME, PEOPLE!

Interested in booking a J.MAK partner? Loop us in and you'll be rewarded, handsomely! Just ask the J.MAK PERSONALITIES OF THE WEEK!

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Nov 23, 2021
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JMAK.com

FESTIVE US by J.MAK

Travel is back! And festive is filling up. Snag a spot at one of these J.MAK HOSPITALITY partners for some holiday fun, before it's too late.

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Nov 11, 2021
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JMAK.com

J.MAK on the Commercial Free Podcast

Listen to J.MAK on the Commercial Free Podcast with Steve Brennan. Jon discusses his start in travel, why travel advisors are so essential, and why we all need to get to know the "Junes" of the world.

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Nov 9, 2021
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JMAK.com

THE BRIDGE & TUNNEL by J.MAK!

There must be 1000s of bridges in the world — and you can trust J.MAK to bring you to the best. For a town + country experience, pair some J.MAK partners, and why not throw in a ferry and a tunnel, too!

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Nov 2, 2021
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JMAK.com

Away with Sir.J: the Greek and Croatian Way!

Sir.J here, continuing on with my European adventures! Summer along the Med (more specifically, the Aegean and Adriatic) is about as good as it gets: fresh seafood, crystal clear waters, all mixed with a dash of local culture. After keeping it local last summer, I couldn't have been happier to be back on the continent enjoying the summer sun this year.

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Oct 19, 2021
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JMAK.com

JMAK Wins 2021 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

You couldn't travel, so we came to you! Thanks to all who joined our MAK.MOBILE tour in 2020-2021. We're proud to report we won a Gold Award in the 2021 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for our innovation!

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Sep 29, 2021
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JMAK.com

DMC? YEAH, YOU KNOW ME!

J.MAK knows that you can't know a place until you've tasted, learned, experienced, FELT IT from the locals. And our DMC partners have ALL THE CONNECTIONS for you. In Israel, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Croatia... leave it to them.

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Sep 23, 2021
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JMAK.com

Away with Sir.J: in the U.K.!

Sir.J here, just returned from my first trip to Europe since the pandemic started... what a treat to return! First stop on my hop across the pond was the U.K. to visit several new partners: St. James's Hotel & Club in Mayfair, Beaverbrook Town Home in Chelsea, and Beaverbrook in Surrey.

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Sep 9, 2021
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JMAK.com

J.MAK IS MAKING IT RAIN!

OMG!! Bonus Commissions from these awesome J.MAK partners (plus a few exclusive offers), because, hey, you deserve it! HOORAY!! LUVYA!!

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Sep 1, 2021
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JMAK.com

J.MAK Welcomes our first partner in India!

Founded in the year 2000, the Worldwide Adventures team lives by the fundamental practices of luxury, simplicity, and transparency. Each journey has been thoughtfully curated to ensure that clients experience the best each destination has to offer.

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Aug 30, 2021
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JMAK.com

J.MAK welcomes BEAVERBROOK TOWN HOUSE

The Beaverbrook Town House is a new boutique luxury hotel in the heart of London's Chelsea neighborhood, and sister hotel to Beaverbrook in Surrey. The property's two beautifully restored Georgian townhouses are home to 14 suites, each styled and named after celebrated London theatres, a Japanese restaurant and a vibrant bar.

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Aug 24, 2021
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JMAK.com

SUMMER ON CAPE COD by J.MAK

Team J.MAK recently checked in at Cape Cod's most beautiful address to report on what makes this resort such a New England icon. 2020 and 2021 were record summers, and leisure sales records, for CBI, a resort with a 107-year history! Proof that it just keeps getting better.

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Aug 17, 2021
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JMAK.com

HIT THE ROAD, MAKs!

Leave the car home! Try out a sweet ride at these partner properties with loaner cars and auto-focused events that let you hit the open road where the scenery is stunning. And you won't get even one "are we there yet?" Promise.

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Aug 12, 2021
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JMAK.com

WELL, WELL, WELL by J.MAK

August is National Wellness Month — and health and wellness is on everyone's mind right now. While J.MAK gets training, Sir.J spas it at Zemi Beach House, and peP.R. gets centered on the beach — we've got a few ideas for how you might nourish and flourish this summer.

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Jul 22, 2021
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JMAK.com

MANCATIONS by J.MAK!

Going rugged in the Southwest, tasting the terroir in Bordeaux, or framing a fantastic shot in the Sonoran Desert... no matter what manly activity you're into - seize the day and take that vacay!

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Jul 9, 2021
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JMAK.com

BEACH, PLEASE by J.MAK!!

It's been a year. In need of sun, sand and a fruity cocktail? us, too. #JMAKSGOTYOURBACK at beaches all over the world - and in your backyard. Take a look for some inspiration (and special offers)...

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Apr 19, 2021
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Insider Travel Report

Insider Travel: How J.MAK Has Taken His Hotel Consulting Business On The Road

Jon Makhmaltchi, founder of J. MAK Hospitality, talks with James Shillinglaw of Insider Travel Report about how he reacted to the pandemic crisis by taking his hospitality consulting business, where he helps hotels better connect with travel advisors, on the road in a customized van that he drives around the country.

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Mar 26, 2021
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Hoteliers Web

Carrie Culpepper joined J.MAK HOSPITALITY

J.MAK HOSPITALITY announces the addition of Carrie Culpepper, who will lead Public Relations and Content Marketing strategies for the brand and its partners in the luxury hospitality arena. J.MAK HOSPITALITY represents some of the world's finest luxury boutique hotels, villa collections, destination management companies, and private aviation companies.

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Feb 25, 2021
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Insider Travel Report

Insider People: Discover Who’s Moving in Hotels This Week

J.MAK Hospitality has hired Carrie Culpepper to lead public relations and content marketing strategies for the brand and its partners in the luxury hospitality arena, including luxury boutique hotels, villa collections, destination management companies, and private aviation companies.

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Feb 23, 2021
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J.MAK Hospitality expands its mix of services adding Carrie Culpepper to lead Public Relations

J.MAK HOSPITALITY announces the addition of Carrie Culpepper, who will lead Public Relations and Content Marketing strategies for the brand and its partners in the luxury hospitality arena. J.MAK HOSPITALITY represents some of the world’s finest luxury boutique hotels, villa collections, destination management companies, and private aviation companies.

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Feb 4, 2021
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Travel Weekly

Covid-19 is likely fueling dreams about luxury vacations that are -- literally -- out of this world.

Axiom has also partnered with luxury travel company Roman & Erica to offer 10-day, $55 million trips for civilians. And J.MAK Hospitality recently joined the effort to sell those packages through advisors; the company says that while the first trip is sold out, there are still two seats available for an April 2022 mission.

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Dec 11, 2020
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Travel Weekly

Hotel rep has RV, will travel to stay in touch with advisors

The pandemic has made it difficult to safely hold in-person meetings, which the travel industry has thrived on in the past, but one hotel representative has found an innovative solution: Buy a custom Winnebago camper and drive it around the country, holding meetings for advisors at the properties he represents and sometimes even in advisors' driveways.

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May 12, 2020
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Travelworks

Travelworks | Season21: Voices of Clarity.

At J.MAK, we specialize in connecting independently operated hotels and operators with luxury travel advisors. No doubt we have already started to see change and will continue to as we begin to recover. There is room on the advisor side to be placing fees for their services so that they are not solely reliant on commissions should bookings cancel. On the operator side, there will have to be new consideration for deposits, how those funds are spent and when, as well as a revisit of cancellation policies and fees. 

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Feb 19, 2020
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AFAR

How to Find the Perfect Hotel for All Seasons

To discover unique hotels with personality—at any time of year—here’s where to look. It takes more than Insta-inspiring views and high thread counts to become part of the exclusive hotel portfolio at J.MAK.

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Sep 18, 2019
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Tablet Hotels

The INSIDER // A Moment with Jon Makhmaltchi

We recently sat down with someone who’s no stranger to many of you: Jon Makhmaltchi, a longtime friend of Tablet who helped introduce Tablet PRO to the travel agency community. A native New Yorker, he began his hospitality journey on the West Coast, working in some of the country’s best-known luxury properties, then for nearly ten years as the VP of Worldwide Sales & Development for Small Luxury Hotels of the World, splitting his time between Los Angeles and New York.

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Aug 15, 2019
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AFAR

12 Questions With J.MAK (!)

J.MAK is both the name of one of the biggest hotel representation firms in the travel industry and the nickname of the man behind the brand: Jon Makhmaltchi.

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Jun 1, 2019
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Resident Magazine

J.MAK Making Waves in the Travel Industry

He might be a native New Yorker living in the same apartment he grew up in — with a 3,000 square foot terrace it's not hard to see why — but Jon Makhmaltchi is a jet setting globe trotter who his taken his J.MAK Hospitality brand to new heights.

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Sep 25, 2018
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Luxury Travel Advisor

J.MAK Hospitality Adds Former Virtuoso Advisor, Jeff Sirota

Earlier this month, J.MAK Hospitality announced Jeff Sirota (now known as Sir.J) as the newest member of its team. Sir.J will extend his in-depth knowledge and network to J.MAK Hospitality’s clientele of global jetsetters.

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Jun 1, 2017
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Tablet Hotels

A Moment with Jon Makhmaltchi

We recently sat down with someone who’s no stranger to many of you: Jon Makhmaltchi, a longtime friend of Tablet who helped introduce Tablet PRO to the travel agency community.

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Aug 21, 2015
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Departures.com

Jon Makhmaltchi of J.Mak's Rhinebeck, New York

Travel adviser J.Mak shares his favorite places to eat, drink, and stay in Rhinebeck, New York—from where to find the perfect nightcap, the most spectacular views, the best steak au poivre, and more.

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Mar 23, 2015
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JohnnyJet.com

Travel Style: Jon D Makhmaltchi

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

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