We know that luxury doesn't mean have to mean extravagance or high cost. For some luxury is a lifestyle and others a reward. When you travel luxuriously, you value much more than the simply the most convenient and comfortable flights, nicest accomodations and reliable transportation. Experiental travel is invaluable and doesn't have to be high priced.
We give our luxury travelers what they value:
Expert, first-hand advice and individual recognition with our extensive network of on-the-ground, personal contacts.
The higest quality with less emphasis on cost, and more on value, style and creative experiences.
Luxury means different things to different people. We find out what's important to you and focus on it.
Private/VIP access, guides & historians. Exclusive entry to museums, monuments, sights & venues.
We've got the expertise, the clout and the connections to make that a reality, each trip....every time!
AFAR is the multi-platform travel media brand that inspires and guides those who travel the world to connect with its people, experience their cultures, and understand their perspectives.
Its platforms include the award-winning AFAR magazine; AFAR.com, recently named a Top 10 site That Makes Travel Easier; the non profit foundation Learning AFAR; and immersive travel series AFAR Experiences.
Conde Nast Traveler Best Lists
Best Of Lists include: The infamous Gold List which has expanded beyond just rating hotels to now include:
Hotels, Spas, Nights and Tables, as well as some brand new categories such as; Top Spas, Cruise Ships, Ski Resorts and Golf Resorts, rated for the first time.
Conde Nast Traveler does not accept free travel and accommodations, and its correspondents, as far as possible, travel anonymously. The result is travel the way consumers experience it -- good and bad, with reporting that is fair and honest.
We have personal contacts and relationships with many of the top design hotels in the world. design hotels™ represents and markets a hand-picked collection of more than 150 hotels in over 40 countries across the globe. The member hotels are independently owned but united by a commitment to individuality, progressive design and cultural authenticity. design hotels embody the most advanced ideas in the hospitality industry and offer cosmopolitan travellers new options for both travel and inspiration.
Exclusive Virtuoso Luxury Experiences
You can begin planning your next luxury vacation online by searching through Virtuoso's inventory of vacation getaways and travel offers. As our client, you automatically enjoy travel upgrades and special amenities with the finest hotels, resorts, spas, cruise lines, and tour companies for no additional cost. Our guide offers our clients exclusive cruises, hotels, spas & resorts, tour packages, expert guides and private promotions, only available to Virtuoso clients.
Sanctuare represents 15 small resorts and hotels around the world, in the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Bali and the Indian Ocean. These resorts are privately owned and are not part of any chain. Each has a distinctive personality, but they share the highest and most discriminating of service and facilities standards. We are a collection, informally bound, of small, fine resorts and hotels. These places are serenely quiet. The primary pastime for those lucky enough to visit them is luxuriating in their serenity and the beauty of the surrounding nature.
Small Luxury Hotels Of The World (SLH)
SLH is a collection of over 360 independently owned hotels, situated in some of the finest locations around the globe. Each exclusive property commits to a single standard of excellence and as a result, guests are guaranteed an unsurpassed level of quality, service and luxury. Whether travelling for business, leisure or a combination of the two, you are sure to find an SLH property that meets your needs: from the exuberance of surf, snow and safari resorts to the more sedate elegance of resplendent country homes, secluded coral bays, eco-reserves, spa retreats or vibrant city centres.
Our partnership with SLH enables our clients to experience complimentary benefits to enhance your stay.
VIP Benefits include:
Extra recognition and VIP service as a valued guest of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Express yourself! Personalise your stay to suit your unique requirements
Complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability at check-in)
Travel+Leisure World's Best Lists
If your New Year's resolution is the same as ours—travel more!—you'll soon be faced with the question of where to stay. Choosing the right hotel is not always easy, but it's one decision that can make (or break) your trip. That's why we've done all the legwork. Here, in our sixth annual T+L 500, Travel + Leisure's global team of reporters and editors has culled the 500 highest-rated hotels from our World's Best survey, identified what differentiates them from their competitors, sussed out the best rooms to book—and determined what services, amenities, and perks not to miss. It's this year's definitive hotel guide, and it's just for you.
Virtuoso Life Magazine
VIRTUOSO LIFE received eight awards from the prestigious North American Travel Journalists Association, including a top honor for Best Travel Magazine. Also in 2007, VIRTUOSO LIFE received two Clarion Awards, one Eddie FOLIO award and one WPA Maggie Award.
Virtuoso is an exclusive network comprising more than 6,000 elite travel consultants in 22 countries. Virtuoso agencies' multi-billion-dollar annual sales make the group the most powerful in the luxury travel segment. Their relationships with the world's best travel companies provide the network's affluent clientele with incredible values, rare experiences and privileged access. Virtuoso is also the exclusive travel provider for World Elite® MasterCard®.