It's good to be a Hollywood celebrity.
This Sunday marks the 90th annual Academy Awards, live from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The event gathers a who's-who of Hollywood elite to independent auteurs as they celebrate each other's cinematic achievements that have enraptured audiences in the prior year. The ceremony is billed as the most prestigious of the entertainment industry, as many filmmakers, actors, and other personnel dream to someday have their film recognized by the Academy.
However, while not everyone can win a prized statue, each nominee does gain access to a swag bag that is valued at $100,000. Here's a containing some of what constitutes this absurdly generous and extravagant takeaway.
Nominees will be given a 12-night stay in Tanzania, replete with private travels, and meals. The package also includes spa services, a hot air balloon safari adventure accompanied by a champagne breakfast, snorkelling, chef-guided cooking lessons and more. However, this luxurious stay in Tanzania is not the only voyage gifted to Oscar-hopefuls, they can also travel to Hawaii for a six night stay at Koloa Landing Resort and receive similar treatment.
For those culinary enthusiasts, nominees will be given a multi-pack of gourmet Rogue Maple Syrup, valued at $100.
Those who like to indulge in an upscale spa experience, will be elated to see a stay at the Avaton Luxury Villas Resort in Greece included. One night at this European locale values at around $450.
There's an abundance of cosmetics options for those who are into that, as well as a year's supply of fruits from Epifruit, a home delivery service. Furthermore, each bag will include a commissioned original painting.
For those nominees who aren't successful in scooping up an award on Sunday, this swag bag is a solid substitute.