Virtuoso Travel Week has emerged as luxury travel’s biggest and most important global event. 2016 saw record-breaking attendance from 70 journalists from six countries, further cementing the event’s reputation as the Fashion Week of luxury travel.
Plus, if you're headed to Las Vegas soon, you'll want to bookmark their tips on what's new and notable in Sin City. READ MORE
What Is Virtuoso Travel Week, And How Does It Benefit Travelers?
At the event’s core are interactions between travel advisors and travel providers (hotels, cruise lines, tour companies, and more). During these four-minute appointments – think of them as speed-dating for the luxury travel industry – providers share what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s perfect for the advisors’ clients. READ MORE
Virtuoso Travel Week 2015: Media Roundup
Virtuoso Travel Week 2015 attracted 4,800+ attendees from the luxury travel industry – and also drew 60 journalists from six countries. CNBC's Squawk Box and NBC's The Today Show both did segments on-site. READ MORE
Virtuoso is a global luxury travel network; it consists of advisors, like TRAVEL A LA CARTE, and their parent agencies (all by invitation), as well as hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and others who offer destination experiences to travelers (also by invitation). As of 2016, Virtuoso currently operates in over 25 countries and feature more than 9,000 advisors. Our advisors have often traveled to more than 100 countries themselves, booked experiences in as many countries, and specialize in collaborating with you to design travel opportunities you'd never be able to orchestrate yourself online. FIND OUT MORE
How does a Virtuoso advisor coordinate a Vatican tour on short notice? Via relationships.
In short: you, as a traveler, connect and work with an advisor. The advisor's relationships with properties, tour operators, cruise lines, and other travel partners around the world come back to you in the form of perks, amenities, and benefits. READ MORE
Explaining Destination Partnerships
"Sometimes they will call it a specialist program," explains Virtuoso advisor Diana Traficante. "Generally it consists of online teaching modules about the destination, webinars, visiting the destination, an exam and a certificate." READ MORE
Program Partnerships: VAST
Every experience is designed exclusively for you by a TRAVEL A LA CARTE, a Virtuoso travel advisor. Only Virtuoso advisors can be VAST travel specialists. And only you can take advantage of my invaluable knowledge, insider access, custom travel planning services, and incomparable perks and privileges.