Recently over 180 members of the Direct Travel team traveled to Las Vegas for Virtuoso Travel Week, the premier travel conference of the year. This year the conference had a record number of attendees, over 6,505 from all over the world. The Direct Travel team spent the week attending professional development seminars, learning about the latest travel trends and shopping for their clients next vacation. It’s also a time when we renew connections with our travel partners from around the globe and make new ones . All with the goal of creating the best travel experiences possible for our clients.
Two of the highlights of the conference are the Best of the Best Awards and 2019 Virtuoso Awards. This year Direct Travel is pleased to announce we were the winners of the Top Growth Award in the network which means in 2019 we crafted more unparalleled journeys for our clients than ever before.
Best Dining Experience – La Reserve Paris Hotel and Spa – Restaurant Le Gabriel, Paris, France
Best Bar – Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club – Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar, Surfside, Florida, U.S.
Sustainable Tourism Leadership – Emirates One&Only National Wolgan Valley – Wolgan Valley, Australia
Best Family Program – Grand Velas Riviera Maya – Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Best Wellness Program – Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa – Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Best Virtuoso Newcomer – Montage Los Cabos – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico