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It's the moment we've all been waiting for! Okay, so we haven't been waiting for it with bated breath, but we have been wondering when it would finally come about...
If you're a member of Virgin America's eleVAte frequent flyer miles program (membership is free), then you'll be able to earn points for your account from your travels on other Virgin-branded airlines. That's right, eleVAte isn't just for Virgin America any longer; flights on Virgin Atlantic, V Australia and Virgin Blue will count towards free flights as well.
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It's that time of the year againVictoria's Secret Swim Catalog time! The issue, packed with images of bathing beauties frolicking in some exotic location is expected to land in your mailbox later this week, and as usual, we're desperate to know what beach paradise got the honor of being the set for the photo shoot.
This year, we are totally not surprised; cover girl Lindsay Ellingson and the rest of the Victoria's Secret models set up shop on Richard Branson's private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. The swimsuit she's sporting for the cover actually features a removable bandeau, so Lindsay spent most of her time on Necker topless...which isn't exactly a new thing. Of the experience, she says:
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Come 2010, not only will you be able to stay at Virgin Group head honcho Richard Branson's private Swiss ski lodge, but you'll also be able to go kite surfing alongside his silver foxness at the British Virgin Islands KiteJam.
From March 1-5 the BVIs, including Branson's luxury hideaway Necker Island, will be filled with kite boarding enthusiasts, celebrities, and pro kiteboarders including German Kristin Boese and American Gretta Kruesi. It'll be five days of inter-island events including flat water freestyle, waves, sliders and racing, and of course some after-hours partying. No word on whether or not Branson will walk on water however, or if he'll strap a nude supermodel to his back again.