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What Is Virtuoso? Virtuoso is a network of the best luxury travel agencies, with more than 15,200 advisors worldwide. We represent the best of the best in travel, with a portfolio of nearly 1,700 preferred partners - top hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more. Our advisors use their global connections to plan the most memorable experiences for their clients, from weekend getaways to dream vacations.
Welcome to The Virtuoso Life, the blog for the Virtuoso network. Here you’ll learn how a luxury travel advisor can help you enjoy your most precious asset: your leisure time. Since it began in 2009, this blog’s mission has been to give a face and voice to the excitement of luxury travel and the value of working with a Virtuoso travel advisor. Here you’ll discover enticing destinations, the latest luxury travel trends, and insider tips to help you plan your travel. You’ll also learn about the value a Virtuoso travel advisor can bring as your partner in the travel design process. The posts on this blog are written by Virtuoso staff members. At present, we do not accept submissions from other sources. You can book travel yourself – but why would you want to? A Virtuoso travel advisor elevates every trip. They know how to get the best value for your time and money, and, thanks to their global connections, they can VIP you at hotels, on cruise lines, on tours, and more. With a portfolio of nearly 2,000 top hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more, Virtuoso represents the best of the best in travel.
Blog Posts
   

A Travel Advisor on Why Sustainable Tourism Matters 

A Travel Advisor on Why Sustainable Tourism Matters

Sheila Gallant-Halloran, a travel advisor, talks sustainable travel trends and where to go in 2018. Read More 

Five Favorite Coffeehouses Around the World 

Five Favorite Coffeehouses Around the World

Discover history and sumptuous interiors that’s even more buzzworthy than what’s in your cup. Read More 

The Closest You'll Get to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding 

The Closest You'll Get to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding

Virtuoso’s connections may secure you the best view for the next royal wedding. Read More 


Virtuoso Collection of Magazines You can book travel yourself – but why would you want to? A Virtuoso travel advisor elevates every trip. They know how to get the best value for your time and money, and, thanks to their global connections, they can VIP you at hotels, on cruise lines, on tours, and more. With a portfolio of nearly 2,000 top hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more, Virtuoso represents the best of the best in travel. Read the magazines below to learn more about the luxury experiences only your Virtuoso advisor can secure for you.
Virtuoso Life
Virtuoso Life is an award-winning magazine published six times a year. With a circulation of 175,000 sophisticated travelers (who receive the magazine through their advisor), each issue features experiential luxury travel at its best, with tips and insight from Virtuoso advisors and travelers.
Virtuoso Traveler
Virtuoso Traveler focuses on welcoming new travelers to the world of Virtuoso. It offers an engaging mix of special travel opportunities, insider tips, and expert advice readers can only get from Virtuoso's premier network of worldwide travel consultants. Published six times a year.
Virtuoso Life

Virtuoso Life - On The Horizon


 


 There’s just something about being on the water that’s good for the soul. Whether it’s an ocean, river, lake, or even a pool, water can energize or calm, inspire or entrance. It certainly calls to us on our travels. If water is life, then let’s not waste either. The world is waiting, so go ahead and dive in.







Liquid Asset
Water-centric travel experiences that support our most precious resource.

Playing with Fire
Tulum’s culinary scene turns up the heat.

Grizzlyland
An expedition cruise through Katmai National Park proves one of the wildest rides in Alaska.

Into the Blue
One retreat has big plans to keep its little corner of Fiji pristine.

Essential Clinque Terre
When the ship docks, a crowd-dodging plan is key in these coastal Italian postcard villages.

Virtuoso Traveler
Virtuoso Traveler - The Wellness Issue

All’s well in our February issue of Virtuoso Traveler, focusing on vacations for mind, body, and soul. Learn how to keep active while river cruising, forest bathe in Japan, unplug in Big Sky Country, and eat healthy food at 30,000 feet. Also inside: tennis-centric hotel stays from Miami to Hawaii Island (great news: hitting the court can add a decade to your life), healing thermal waters and literary locales on Ischia (setting for HBO’s latest binge-worthy show, My Brilliant Friend), six peace-inducing products that will put you to sleep (sweet dreams), and seven ways wellness is changing how we travel (cryotherapy sessions and quilting classes, anyone?).

To Your Health
Seven ways wellness is changing how we travel.

Travel Two Ways: Saint Lucia
Work out or hardly move?

On Location
Home to healing hot springs, lush gardens, and laid-back villages – and a setting in HBO’s latest bingeworthy show, My Brilliant Friend – Ischia is the ideal spot for your next island vacation.

Court’s in Session
A tennis-centric stay in San Diego will serve you well.

Bath Time
Our new favorite way to soak up Japan.

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Virtuoso's Destinations & Experiences Catalogs bring together a dynamic range of the world's finest suppliers and most knowledgeable travel advisors to maximize the Virtuoso client's travel experience. Each of the catalogs has a unique focus but each program encompasses information on On-Sites (DMC's), Tour Operators and Specialty Suppliers that offer clients enriching and enlightening experiences that are far out of the ordinary.
Destinations Guide: A Catalog of Life’s Celebrations If you want to take a big, special trip – like your honeymoon – and you go to a place with a lot of hotels and resorts, even if you've had good friends who have been there, you never know exactly what you might be getting. For a trip you're going to remember years later, you want to make sure all the properties are what you want. Virtuoso has all those connections with preferred hotels, resorts, and destinations that will ensure any and all of life’s celebrations will be extra-special. This catalog showcases the many ways a Virtuoso travel advisor can invaluable in making your dreams come true. Best of the Best This comprehensive catalog lists more than 1,100 Virtuoso preferred hotels and resorts and destinations that Virtuoso advisors have chosen specifically for unique settings, extraordinary service, and top-drawer amenities. Virtuoso advisors mail this luxe publication to their clients to help inspire them when planning their next vacation. Published once a year. Virtuoso Adventure Travel Catalog (formerly called VAST Catalog) The Virtuoso Adventure Travel Community (formerly called VAST) focuses on activities that include physical activity, a connection with nature, and exploration of unique cultural experiences. Specifically, partners will offer experiences guests can participate in; not merely be a spectator. The Virtuoso Adventure Travel Catalog is a collection of Virtuoso Advisors and Supplier Partners committed to creating relationships with their clients that support the belief that "The World is VAST. Go Explore!"
Travel Catalog
Travel Catalog: European Gems


TREAT YOURSELF TO EUROPE

Let this Europe issue – a tribute to the continent whose culture, food, history, and natural beauty are both ever enduring and always of the moment – whet your appetite. Dive deep into one destination, or splurge on

a multi-country smorgasbord – however you go, Europe is a traveler’s feast.

Europe Calling
Nine destinations on the rise.

Just Back From Italy
Private villa life and yachting on an Italian family getaway.

Inspired By
The goddess glam of the Greek Isles.

Gear & Exhibits
Adventure-ready rucksacks and noteworthy exhibits.

Postcard
History lessons and local treats in Warsaw’s Old Town. 
Best of the Best
2019 Virtuoso Best of the Best 

2019 Virtuoso Best of the Best This comprehensive catalog lists more than 1,100 Virtuoso preferred hotels and resorts and destinations that Virtuoso advisors have chosen specifically for unique settings, extraordinary service, and top-drawer amenities.

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