Austin is well known across the world for it’s live music scene, it’s epic events and bars and restaurants. Here, you’ll find some of America’s culinary delights from seafood to barbecue, alongside amazing museums, shops, hotels and plenty of bars playing everything from country to rock and roll.
In Episode 17, Wilkinson heads to the new Fairmont Austin hotel, meets the team from Tito’s Vodka to talk world-class spirits, stops by top shoemaker Heritage Boot and visits the Circuit of the Americas, home of the American F1 Grand Prix.
To view the episode, click on the YouTube video below.
In Series 2 of Wayfarer, being broadcast online across the world throughout 2020, Wilkinson takes viewers across the globe to some of the best hotels, bars, restaurants, galleries and attractions that several of the world’s leading destinations have to offer.
The 24-episode line-up for Series 2 includes: Austin, Texas, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, USA; Shanghai and Beijing, China; and Singapore.
Each episode will be an essential guide to the city for business and leisure travellers and will be broadcast on wayfarer.travel and YouTube on a weekly basis.
A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 in Star Wars livery
United Airlines flies daily to Austin from across the globe, with many long-haul aircraft now featuring the airline’s new Polaris Business Class suite.
Each United Polaris Business Class suite-like pod (available on selected Boeing 777, 787 and 767 aircraft) features direct access to the aisle, a 180-degree flat-bed that measures 6’6” and 23 inches wide with infinite seat recline options and one-touch lumbar support, ample storage, multiple surfaces that enable passengers to dine while working, universal A/C power as well as 2-USB ports, a 16-inch high-definition entertainment screen, electronic privacy dividers for seats in the center of the cabin, mood lighting and an illuminated ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign.
Additionally, a new marble-topped bar unit offers customers in business class a place to grab a mid-flight drink or snack.
The airline says this new seat “represents the latest in the continued roll-out of United Polaris, the airline’s most significant product transformation in more than a decade, featuring a reimagined, sleep-enhancing experience for intercontinental travellers”.
United is fast becoming one of the world’s leading airlines for business and luxury travellers, thanks to the new Polaris suites, as well as new lounges and routes across the world.
In an exclusive interview, United Airlines’ Director of Premium Services, Alexander Dorow, talks to WAYFARER Host and Editor-In-Chief, James Wilkinson, about the new Polaris Lounges across the United States, the new onboard product in Business Class and Premium Plus and much more.
To view the exclusive interview, click on the image below.