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6 Personal Stories of Life-Changing Travel

Can travel change your life? Those who are passionate about globetrotting would answer that question with a resounding yes. How Travel Shapes Your Life Four in five people believe travel improves their general mood and outlook toward life, according to a study by the Transamerica Center for Retirement. And more than half the people in a survey by the Wagner Group said that … [Read More...]

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Celebration travel: client satisfaction

4 Steps for the Best Celebration Travel Ever

By Ted Bauer Digital Content Manager Virtuoso Nearly two-thirds of luxury leisure travelers took a vacation to celebrate a life event in the past year, according to MMGY Global’s 2013 Portrait of the American Traveler. Similarly, according to AARP, more … [Read More...]

Why work with travel advisors: complex trips

6 Reasons You Need a Travel Advisor

Think you can plan your own trip? You probably can. But you may not know what you’ll be missing out on if you don’t partner with a travel advisor. According to Next Avenue, over the last 15 years, the number of travelers arranging their own trips online has … [Read More...]

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20 Top Luxury Travel Destinations

Every year, Virtuoso holds the ultimate luxury travel shopping and networking event: Virtuoso Travel Week. This year, more than 4,100 travel advisors and suppliers such as hotels, cruise lines and airlines are spending a week in Las Vegas meeting with each … [Read More...]

Experiential Travel: family skiing

5 Family-Focused Experiential Travel Encounters

What do you get when you combine two of today’s hottest travel trends? Vacations with loved ones that create memories to last a lifetime. According to the latest Virtuoso Luxe Report, the two top travel trends are family travel and active and adventure … [Read More...]

Creating global citizens: the value of educational travel

How Travel Creates Young Global Citizens

Whether Matthew Upchurch travels for work or play, his wife and two young sons come along. Virtuoso’s chairman and CEO, who travels much of the year, believes strongly in the value of travel to create lasting memories and family bonds. “When you look back on … [Read More...]