Virtuoso has announced 20 outstanding destination, cruise and lifestyle Award winners at three events during the 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference this week, held at Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas.
The awards highlight partners who have adapted their product offerings to best fit the needs of Virtuoso’s advisors.
Best Curated Travel Partner: Made for Spain and Portugal
Best Escorted Tour Partner: Tauck
Destinations & Experiences Ambassador of the Year: The Pinto Family/Micato Safaris
Destinations & Experiences Partner of the Year: Classic Vacations
Best Multi-Generational Program – Cruise: Royal Caribbean International
Best Culinary Experience – Cruise: Crystal Cruises
Most Innovative Itinerary – Cruise: Silversea Cruises
Most Luxurious Guest Experience – Cruise: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best Virtuoso Voyages Experience: Decouvertes – Bordeaux, France: French Cooking Experience in Bordeaux
Tourism Board of the Year: Tourism New Zealand
The Virtuoso Active and Specialty Travel Awards recognise advisors and partners involved with VAST, the network’s popular and enduring adventure community.
Top Producer – VAST: Michelle Bemis, McCabe World Travel
Most Innovative Advisor – VAST: Natasha Rhodes, Vision Travel Solutions
Most Innovative VAST Experience: Natural Habitat Adventures – Classic Polar Bear Adventure
Best VAST Partner: Micato Safaris
The Alliance Partner Awards acknowledge outstanding preferred destinations and lifestyle suppliers.
Most Engaged Tourism Board – North America: Tourism Australia
Most Engaged Tourism Board – Global: Visit California
Most Innovative Tourism Board: Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development
Most Comprehensive Advisor Program: Argentina National Institute of Tourism Promotion
Hottest Destination of the Year: Tourism Fiji
Top Destination of the Year: Mexico Tourism Board
Ambassador of the Year: Ina Rodin, Croatian National Tourist Board
Most Innovative Lifestyle Partner: El Corte Inglés