ICON International Hosted Their First Ever Celebrity Luxury Travel-Gifting Lounge

ICON International gifted an array of celebrity-worthy travel experiences during their exclusive 2-day luxury celebrity gifting lounge over the weekend of the 96th Academy Awards, hosted at SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Beverly Hills.

ICON International hosted their first-of-its-kind invitation-only, celebrity luxury travel-gifting lounge, in celebration of the 96th Academy Awards weekend on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2024.

Hosted by travel producer of BRAVO TV’s Real Housewives of PotomacReal Housewives of Atlanta and Real  Housewives of New Jersey, and Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Caribbean Living Magazine and  Swanky Retreats, Peta Phipps, this exclusive event hosted nominated actors, award-winning  talent, and presenters from all categories, inviting them to step into their next vacation.

“It was an honor and privilege to host the first ever luxury travel-focused celebrity gifting lounge. I want to express my gratitude to all the talented individuals and members of the press who attended and experienced the Icon Luxury Travel Lounge. It was great to have them all enjoying the laid back vibe of our lounge.” says Phipps.

Some attendees at this weekend’s event included Billy Harris from “Ted Lasso”, Angela Bassett from “Damsel”,  Sheryl Lee Ralph “Abbott Elementary”, powerhouse Yara Shahidi of “Grown-ish”, “Black-ish”  fame, and John Ortiz from Oscar Nominated “American Fiction”. Also in attendance were Scott Evans and Ana Cruz Kayne from the worldwide hit movie “Barbie”, and 3x Grammy-winning recording artist, Eryn Allen Kane among many others!

Attendees were treated to exclusive travel experiences and accommodations at high-end resorts worldwide. Some of these resorts included S Hotel in Jamaica, Round Hill Hotel & Villas also in Jamaica, Altamar Luxury Villas on the exclusive island of Anguilla, InterContinental Dominica Cabrits in Dominica, RoMarley Beach House by The Fives Hotels & Residences in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in La Romana, Dominican Republic and Little River Inn nestled along the Mendocino Coast. The ICON Luxury Travel Lounge experience was also paired with a spirited lineup of libations that each celebrity was gifted, including a magnum of Provocativo Cava,  a bottle of Dano’s Tequila, an AFROHEAD Rum, and a case of Rhonda Rita all packaged in a lovely Fjall Raven backpack.

The event offered a perfect blend of star-studded encounters and luxurious travel experiences, leaving attendees with an unforgettable experience. ICON International is a corporation with strong ties to the media conglomerate and  entertainment industry.

ICON International and this event are not associated with The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts  and Sciences.

ECOLUXE Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge

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To benefit The Wild Beauty Foundation and Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue Ranch

Presented by Debbie Durkin

Veteran producer Debbie Durkin hosted her 18th annual ECOLUXE pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge to benefit The Wild Beauty Foundation and Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue Ranch at the iconic Avalon venue in the heart of Hollywood. To celebrate Film’s biggest night, the exclusive day-time event showcased JEMZ SMILE treatments, Fountain of Uth newest skin technologies, emerging designers’ fashion show, beauty & wellness treatments, sustainable brands, food, cocktails, wild Mustang horses, puppies, cowboy hat bar, and more surprises engaging memorable experiences alongside sustainable brand partners, philanthropists, nominees, celebrity and media VIP guests. 

Partnering non-profit organizations featured Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue with a “Puptopia” showcasing puppies for adoption and therapy dogs. Ashley Avis Wild Beauty Foundation played an all-day screening of ‘Wild Beauty: Mustang Spirit of the Westdocumentary film with rescued wild mustangs outside in support of #IStandWithWildHorses.

Additional participating brands and activations included Grzenia Guitars, SPLEASH, B & L Specialty Catering Chef Len, Glo Design Lab: “Custom Cowboy Hat Bar”, La’au K9 Skin Rescue Cream, Dr. Michelle Barr’s ‘Soul Teach ‘ Book, Laird Superfood by Pro Surfer Laird Hamilton’s Superfood Branded Mushroom Coffee & Creamer, Kat Ettitude Bamboo pillowcases, Farm To Pet Dog Treats, and The 20NE Modern Oral Nicotine Pouch

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ star, Gretchen Rossi with JEMZ SMILE treatments,at the ECOLUXE Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge at Avalon Hollywood on March 08, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. 

Emerging fashion show highlighted the newest designs and styles by NYLA Couture, The DeLaCruz Collection, and Fayah Streetwear.

About ECOLUXE Luxury Lounge

ECOLUXE Luxury Lounge is a curated destination experience that connects purposeful lifestyle brands with social impact, health and wellness, environmental causes, stars, press, pop culture influencers, world class athletes, music artists, film producers, TV networks, industry VIP’s, and more!