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What Is Virtuoso You Speak Of?

Virtuoso. Who and what is Virtuoso? Below are some quick facts about  Virtuoso, TravelDesignsByNicole’s relationship with them, and how the benefits of my relationship with them can benefit you. 

What is Virtuoso?

Virtuoso is the leading global network of independent travel agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel. Virtuoso partners with over 2,200 of the world’s best travel and hospitality providers including hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more. Each Virtuoso partner is carefully reviewed and thoroughly vetted. Travel advisors, like TravelDesignsByNicole, use these connections to craft bespoke trips for our clients, complete with unique experiences, special values, complimentary perks, VIP treatment, and rare access. 

Virtuoso is highly invested in advisor education along with strategic partnerships with tourism boards and other organizations to enhance the Virtuoso network of advisors and partners.  These alliances lay the foundation for the travel advisors to build strong, meaningful relationships with these partners- which ultimately generates benefits back to the traveling client.  The perfect trifecta! In addition, the core values of the TravelDesignsByNicole and Virtuoso partnership are to provide our clients sustainable travels while celebrating local culture, supporting local economies, and protecting the environment. 

How is TravelDesignsByNicole involved and what are the benefits for you?

TravelDesignsByNicole’s host agency, Gifted Travel Network, is a member of Virtuoso, which provides clients with access to all available Virtuoso benefits. 

Affiliation with Virtuoso provides TravelDesignsByNicole with contacts at over 1,200 exceptional Virtuoso-preferred properties in over 100 countries. Through our exclusive Virtuoso arrangements, TravelDesignsByNicole is able to offer clients VIP treatment and complimentary extras. 

  • Preferred rates
  • Room upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom
  • $100 Resort or Spa Credit per booking
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Ocean Cruises add special amenities exclusively for eligible Virtuoso Voyages travelers. Options may include:

  • Welcome aboard reception
  • Virtuoso-exclusive shore excursions
  • Private car and driver, select sailings only 
  • Personalized Experience Credit, such as pre/post hotel night, day tour, travel insurance, etc
  • Shipboard Credit

Through Virtuoso, TravelDesignsByNicole also has partnerships with over 75 of the world’s top commercial and private air carriers, along with car rental programs to secure negotiated fares, products, and services. 

So what does becoming a Virtuoso guest mean for you?

  • Peace of mind: You can trust that TravelDesignsByNicole and our highly vetted, responsible suppliers will act as your advocate, crafting your dream getaway and providing a custom, elevated experience.
  • Added perks: From hotel room upgrades to complimentary breakfasts and spa treatments, shipboard credit for cruisers, and more.
  • VIP access around the globe: We are committed to providing the extraordinary experiences you crave (and those unforgettable moments you didn’t know were possible), tailored to your interests.
  • Respect for the planet: Let’s explore responsibly.

The Virtuoso affiliation is a trusted travel resource for TravelDesignsByNicole clients. It allows clients to explore beyond the typical, while protecting their time, resources, and vacation investment. Journey without regrets. Welcome to travel that marches to your own beat cuz life is short!

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Hi, I'm Nicole.

I founded my boutique agency to design travel that moves you. From embarking on an African safari to hiking the Inca Trail, I’ve always been drawn to travel that is transformative. As an experienced world explorer and well-connected travel advisor, I will design an immersive journey that opens up amazing modes of discovery for you.

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