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Fyre Festival Fiasco: Wait, It Gets Better

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This weekend, I wrote about the debacle known as the Fyre Festival. It was supposed to be a luxury music festival. Hyped by celebrity model endorsers, it ended up as a disastrous exercise in defrauding ultra-rich millennials. Now the Fyre story gets even juicier. Someone has leaked the sales deck for investor pitches. And this presentation,…

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Fyre Festival Debacle and Five Travel Planning Takeaways

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As my flight cruises high above the California desert, passing near Coachella, I can’t stop thinking (and laughing) about the giant music-festival-turned-dumpster-fire known as the Fyre Festival. The #fyrefraud was targeted at high net worth Millenials. It was supposed to be a two-weekend “luxury music festival”. Event organizers claimed the location, a private island in…

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