SAN FRANCISCO, April 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vegas Jets announced today that the company’s co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Rickard Antblad, was named “Internationalist of the Year 2016” by The Internationalists, for his outstanding achievement in innovative strategies for communications and brand-building for his work with Bacardi.

Internationalists of the Year are inspirational leaders -- champions of multinational strategy, adept at innovative communications, advocates of responsible brand-building and inventors of how we re-think marketing's new capabilities. They take marketing risks that produce results in multiple markets or influence worldwide, thinking about good practices.

Thomas Schneider, CEO of Vegas Jets said “Rickard is a marketing genius with a deep understanding of branding and product lifecycles. We are elated that he has won this prestigious award, and even more happy that he is a co-founder.”

According to CEO of Elateral: “Working with revolutionary marketing minds like Antblad, has been an inspiring experience [...] enabling an unprecedented level of localized engagement in complex global environments.”

More info on the award recipients can be found here.

Launched in 2017, Vegas Jets is a California and Nevada-based private jet travel company on a mission to transform the quality of life of the traveler. Experience the reduction of stress and the anticipation of fun through private jet travel. No membership fees. No ferry costs. No surprise expenses. That’s the Vegas Jets money back guarantee. Vegas Jets has earned recognition for the quality of its customer satisfaction program and is dedicated to creating new jobs in California and Nevada. The company’s no black-out date points program, Private Class, allows for redemption on major US based airlines. Its partnership with Red Carpet VIP, the largest VIP hosting company in Las Vegas, gives guests major benefits including free VIP hosted entry at most major nightclubs and venues in Las Vegas. The company currently serves the West Coast market with destinations in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Editor’s Note: Vegas Jets is not a direct or indirect air carrier. All Vegas Jets-booked flights are operated by Part 135 Air Carriers.

Thomas Schneider