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Our premium division incorporates Centurion and Departures magazines from American Express and their affiliated websites.

Reach out to this exclusive group of premium and high spending members from American Express through Departures and Centurion magazines.

Departures and Centurion magazines are the only channels readily available for marketers to communicate with the complete base of Platinum Card and Centurion members from American Express. These magazines confer instant access to these genuinely unique groups of luxury consumers and travellers – be it locally or worldwide, via print or digital media.

Centurion magazine has been exclusively published by Journal International since 2000, and is currently circulated to Centurion members across Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

Departures Magazine is the quarterly luxury sourcebook for those who belong to the superlative customer base of American Express, Platinum Card members, and it embraces the finest in lifestyle and travel.


Centurion Magazine is an encyclopaedia of luxury and a truly trusted advisor for those who have the privilege to hold the most exclusive Card from American Express – Centurion. It symbolises the essence of luxury and epitomises the absolute best that life has to bestow.

Centurion readers refuse to compromise: they are highly educated and experienced consumers of luxury, travel and culture – on a continual quest for unique experiences. Centurion Magazine’s elegant and sophisticated approach is the very embodiment of breath-taking fashion and jewellery, the latest travel destinations and the most luxurious homes and cars, besides which the magazine also publishes in-depth articles on unique craftsmanship, art and superior gourmet trends.

Its award-winning editorial reflects unsurpassed and supreme levels of privilege, luxury and service.

Promoted exclusively to Centurion Magazine readers, Centurion® Members from American Express® in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, the website features include:

  • CONTENT- Featuring lifestyle and travel content, including a comprehensive travel finder, tried and tested reviews, crafting excellence and a special feature for themed content.
  • CALENDAR- Calendar function with upcoming luxury events and openings, navigable by month
  • ON THE PULSE- A News feed with live updates from editors “on the ground” at exclusive events and locations.
  • LOG-IN AREA- Exclusively for Centurion Card members – featuring “Limited Edition Luxury”, a customisable Blackbook section, plus additional content.


Departures Magazine is the quarterly luxury sourcebook for the premier customers of American Express – its Platinum Card members. This magazine covers the finest in lifestyle and travel.

Departures conveys to its readers the knowledge and resources that help them to enrich and live their lives to their fullest potential. It delivers news on what is exciting or distinctive with genuine insider tips and opinions.

Departures is where readers plan their most memorable holidays, find the perfect items to match their personal styles, and discover new favourites that last a lifetime. This stylish magazine discusses trends in travel and fashion, jewellery, interiors and motors – among many other regular topics.

Promoted exclusively to Departures Magazine readers, Platinum Card Members from American Express in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, the website:

  • Provides and updates international stories from a global network of contributors added up to three times a day.
  • Reflects Departures Magazine’s broad mix of lifestyle topics including travel, fine dining, fashion, motoring, real estate and much more.
  • Presents exclusive interviews with entrepreneurial personalities from the world of luxury.
  • Grants readers an opportunity to keep up-to-date in between issues of the magazine, with web-exclusive content not featured in the print edition.
  • Gives advertisers the chance to associate their brand with Departures Magazine’s trusted name in an interactive environment.

Amex Essentials

Amex Essentials is a monthly trend report with information and inspiration for green, gold and partner card members worldwide.

    American Express Essentials reveals a world of inspiration with engaging, surprising and original content for a better, smarter life.
    Visitors to the site represent a mass affluent audience dominated by dynamic and high-spending millennials, at present rapidly emerging as the most powerful luxury audience of tomorrow.
    Independent content tailored 100% to the needs of American Express card members and integrated in Amex communications, in order to inspire an emerging affluent audience of consumers across international markets.
    Strong growth in traffic and engagement globally, while also developing in key markets with maximum traffic generated through social media.