TL TALKS GLOBAL: Reshaping for tomorrow

Key figures from travel, fashion and lifestyle united to discuss the new normal. 

Natalie Klein: Founder – NK Store (Brazil)
Michael Holtz: CEO – SmartFlyer (USA)
Serge Dive: CEO – Beyond Luxury Media (UK)
Farhad Heydari: Former International Executive Editor Departures Centurion (UK)


Natalie Klein

NK Store is a Brazilian-based collection of international fashion brands has earned recognition on a global scale by being recognized as one of the 500 most influential personalities in the fashion world by Business of Fashion for five consecutive years. With a passion for art, she also serves as Director of the Museum of Modern Art of Sao Paulo and Patron of the Municipal Theatre of Sao Paulo. In 2014, together with her brother Raphael, she founded the Samuel Klein Institute to promote impactful social investment inspired by the passion and legacy of her grandfather.

Michael Holtz

Michael is known for his willingness to cross the world to an unlikely destination and spend an incredible weekend. Motivated by his passion for aviation SmartFlyer was founded in 1990, as soon as he graduated from the University of Washington. Michael is a reference among the luxury public and an expert in planning unique itineraries for his clients. He is constantly recognized among Travel + Leisure A-List agents and serves on the hotel advisory board of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Marriott luxury brands, IHG Luxury Lifestyle, as well as One57 residential condo boards and Richard buildings Meier.

Serge Dive

Serge is responsible for redefining world luxury tourism by creating platforms for professionals in the area who want to transform their businesses. Not surprisingly, these platforms have become the industry’s top reference. They are: ILTM (International Luxury Travel Market), considered the largest luxury tourism fair in the world, was created by Serge in 2002 and sold in 2008; PURE Life Experiences, seen as a model for the international experience travel market, in addition to LE Miami, We Are Africa, Further East, among others. Dive usually reminds his team that our time on Earth is a prize, so it is important to make your actions count, since we only have around 700,000 hours on this planet, we have to want each of these hours to be memorable, and that’s where luxury travel comes in with transformative experiences.

Farhad Heydari

For thirteen years, Farhard Heydari was international executive editor of Departures Centurion and The Compendium by Centurion. A proven content creator, speaker, trend forecaster and mentor, he currently oversees a premium quarterly glossy for NetJets which he masterminded for the private aviation company in 2015. His curating acumen goes beyond the pages he edits from major publications such as TIME, GQ, Travel + Leisure, Wallpaper *, Robb Report, Architectural Record, Town and Country, Forbes, Condé Nast Traveler and the pages of the New York Times to mention just a few. Ferhad provides advice and insights – whether creative, operational, commercial, strategic or tactically – in customized solutions for investors, owners, executives, leaders, producers, manufacturers and creators in order to expand their business.
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