BBC Millionaires’ Holiday Club travel firm sold to private equity in £30m deal

I TC Travel, a maker of made-to-measure holidays for the rich, has been sold to private equity firm NorthEdge in a deal thought to value the luxury operator at 30m.

The Cheshire-based travel group was recently featured in the BBC documentary The Millionaires’ Holiday Club 1 , which gave a glimpse of its sumptuous holidays, from champagne-fuelled yacht parties in the Caribbean to haute couture dress shopping.

ITC, which was set up in 1974 by the late Drew Foster and is now run by boss Jen Atkinson 2 , specialises in organising upmarket holidays to sunny destinations and trips to major sporting events, such as the Monaco Grand Prix

Last tower of Las Vegas’ iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is demolished

T he last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino was reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip. The early Tuesday morning demolition of the Monte Carlo wing comes two months after the taller Monaco tower was levelled the same way. Historic Riviera Hotel and Casino Implodes in Planned Demolition Play!

00:45 T he 2,075-room property closed in May 2015 after 60 years hosting headliners from Liberace to Dean Martin.

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How it would take the average worker 21 YEARS to afford a yachting trip taken by the likes of Sir Philip Green

The average billionaire’s break costs 136,236 with spending less than that A trip like Sir Philip Green’s break in Monaco can cost 600,000 on a yacht Despite being the world’s richest man, Bill Gates is not the biggest spender | 1 View comments If you’re dreaming about holidaying like a billionaire and you earn an average salary – you’ll need to save for a very long time.

Splashing out for a luxurious trip to Monte Carlo in Monaco in the style of Sir Philip Green could set you back around 600,000 – an astounding figure that would take the average person 21 years to save for, if they didn’t spend any money at all, research by a money saving website has revealed