Marquis Jet Turns Up the Volume With B&O

Marquis Jet, the global leader in
private jet cards sold in 25-hour increments, and Bang & Olufsen America,
Inc., the North American provider of high-end home theaters and custom
multi-room music systems, today announces a promotional program and strategic
alliance that will be implemented in the United States.Under the terms of the alliance, new Marquis Jet Card Owners will also
receive a number of Bang & Olufsen exclusive items, including:

  * A complimentary, lightweight designer Bang & Olufsen earphone—known
as EarSet 1—for mobile phones that provides the ultimate in sound and
comfort along with adjustment capabilities to fit any ear. EarSet 1
Mobile is crafted from anodized aluminum and hard rubber, giving it both
flexibility and robust durability that can accommodate any mobile phone type..

  * Bang & Olufsen (B&O) will offer a designer B&O phone with any first
purchase by a Marquis Jet Card owner when they show their Marquis
Jet Card

  * A complimentary home consultation from a trained Bang & Olufsen
specialist for a customized and totally integrated home theater system

  * VIP treatment from Bang & Olufsen, including exclusive previews to the
latest products, private shopping and invites to exclusive Bang &
Olufsen events

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  Current Bang & Olufsen clients will receive a special invitation to become
a Marquis Jet Card Owner. With the purchase of their first Marquis Jet Card,
Bang & Olufsen clients will receive valuable benefits on future Bang & Olufsen
product purchases.
  Bang & Olufsen America, Inc. is outfitting the NetJets airport owner
lounge in White Plains, N.Y. with a customized home theater system including a
state-of-the-art plasma television and sleek audio system. Additionally, joint
marketing initiatives and co-sponsored events are planned for 2005.
  “Marquis Jet is extremely pleased to partner with Bang & Olufsen, who have
long established themselves as the leader in their field,” said Ken Austin,
Executive Vice President of Marquis Jet. “This value-added partnership affirms
our commitment to bringing premier-quality products and services to our
discerning owners who have come to expect the best.”
  Kim Gravesen, Executive Vice President of Bang & Olufsen America Inc.,
states, “Since our inception in 1925, Bang & Olufsen has always focused on
providing the ultimate lifestyle user experience. We are therefore pleased to
partner up with such a highly reputable brand and well respected business
partner as Marquis Jet.”
  The Marquis Jet fleet is provided by NetJets through an exclusive alliance
between the two companies. NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRKa)
company, is the worldwide leader in fractional jet ownership. NetJets operates
the world’s largest and most diversified fleet of more than 500 aircraft,
staffs 2,800 highly trained and experienced pilots, and provides the world’s
safest and most secure private aviation travel solutions.
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