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Travel photos: hammock in the ocean in the Maldives

8 Unforgettable World Travel Photos

A horseman atop his steed in Wyoming. A night vista in Venice. A hammock in the Maldives. Elephants in Thailand. On the surface, these scenes have nothing in common. However, images of all of them were recognized at Virtuoso Travel Week as the year’s top travel photos. Every year Virtuoso holds two photo contests: one for its travel advisors and one for their clients. … [Read More...]

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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...]


Why Sales by Travel Advisors Are On The Rise

Travel advisors are alive, well and even thriving. And the proof is the growth in luxury travel spending. Virtuoso is projecting a 15% increase in revenues this year on top of the luxury travel network’s annual $12.5 billion in sales. Those sales are by … [Read More...]

Baby boomer travel: multigenerational travel

Baby Boomer Travel: Why and Where They Go

The top priority of baby boomers is traveling the world, and they’re turning traditional ideas of retirement on its head as they do so. That’s what Virtuoso Chairman and CEO Matthew Upchurch told CNBC viewers July 10, in an interview on Squawk Box focusing … [Read More...]