US-headquartered tour operator Collette has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,800 preferred suppliers in 100 countries.
Christian Leibl-Cote, SVP of Global Business at Collette, said inclusion in Virtuoso will open up new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s 20,000 luxury travel advisors. Virtuoso agencies sell over US$26.4 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.
“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor,” said Leibl-Cote. “The reputation Virtuoso member advisors have for outstanding dedication to their clients is a perfect fit with our own bespoke approach to service.
“Now that we’re part of this renowned network, we look forward to offering Virtuoso advisors and their clients special amenities, values and experiences that surpass their expectations,” Leibl-Cote added.
Collette joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide. These partners, which specialise in world-class client service and experiences, secure Virtuoso clients superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value.
Collette’s acceptance into Virtuoso gives it direct relationships with the world’s leading leisure travel agencies in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.