Re-launched November 2013: Inspirational Luxury Lifestyle Websites for Centurion® and Platinum Card® Members From American Express®

- A brand new online experience awaits visitors of CENTURION and DEPARTURES magazines' online companions

- Both websites are being re-launched this month, elevating the sites to the ranks of the world's most influential sources of luxury news, views and inspiration


The vast amount of information available online today can easily be overwhelming. Centurion and Departures magazines feature only the most relevant luxury content and are positioned as the key source of lifestyle information for Platinum and Centurion card members from American Express. The sites are crafted to inspire the most affluent travellers and consumers from all over the world.

As a standalone companion to the quarterly printed magazines, www.centurion-magazine.com and www.departures-international.com boast a wealth of web exclusive content: daily news and stories about extraordinary travel experiences and bespoke services, as well as products, which the team behind the multi-award winning magazines can't wait to share.

Centurion and Departures magazines create a perfect environment for luxury advertising as well as editorial. The sites now accommodate most standard ad units, rich media opportunities and creative customised solutions for advertisers, to help enforce their brand message with Platinum and Centurion card members.

"The meaning of luxury has never been more personal," says Lisa Gregg, Vice President/GM, Head of International Consumer Products and Experiences at American Express. "Our premium card members highly value the official Centurion and Departures magazine brands as their personal source of luxury news and views. These are sophisticated media tailored to their key interests and passion points and we are convinced that this audience will appreciate and embrace the new experience that the re-launched online editions will provide."

"Elevating centurion-magazine.com and departures-international.com is an exciting endeavour for Journal International. As leaders in luxury lifestyle, we are committed to delivering only the highest possible quality for this unique audience through our global network of contributors, the highest-quality content, stunning imagery and of course our luxury advertising partners," adds Christian Schwalbach, CEO/ Group Publisher, Journal International.

Journal International

Journal International currently publishes 17 editions of Centurion Magazine in 6 languages and 25 international editions of Departures Magazine in 7 languages with distribution across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America and reaches more than 170 countries.


Vera Knötgen, International Marketing Director, Tel. +49(0)89-64-27-97-17, knoetgen@journal-international.de