Around the World in 80 Parties

Around the World in 80 Days... or maybe just one. The Global Party reached around the world in 24 hours with 80+ exclusive simultaneous parties, including D.C.'s at Lima Lounge Saturday night. More than 80,000 people helped support a collection of acclaimed charities.

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Around the World in 80 Days... or maybe just one. The Global Party reached around the world in 24 hours with 80+ exclusive simultaneous parties, including D.C.'s at Lima Lounge Saturday night. More than 80,000 people helped support a collection of acclaimed charities.
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Svetla Jacques with Dimple Shah at Lima's upstairs Vetro Lounge
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Nichole Devolites with Laura Chavez, sampling special-edition Absolut vodkas named for popular U.S. cities.
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Lima Lounge was selected as the exclusive host of The Global Party in the District.
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Each invited guest was granted access to the party (and future perks) with a special-edition silver Key-2 Luxury key ring.
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Select host venues around the world ranged from Rain in Las Vegas to Bed Supperclub in Bangkok; Bungalow 8 in London to Ocean in Copenhagen.
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An invitation allowed each guest to choose a party venue from around the world. To sip champagne in Shanghai? Sample vodka martinis in London? These are tough choices.
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Jeff Dufour, fresh off his "Jeopardy" appearance, popped in with his wife, Jayne. Of his trivia prowess, Jeff says: "I didn't embarrass myself."
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Doug Sonders with Don Patron
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Inspired by the adventures of Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days," The Global Party consisted of 80 parties around the world within a 24-hour period.
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