Richard Beck

Richard Beck

Richard Beck is president and CEO of Classic Travel. He founded the company in 1982 and has since expanded his business with a new online booking engine and a popular travel blog. 

Stories by Richard Beck

Just Back: Hotel Fontenay in Hamburg

Richard Beck of Classic Travel Service, Inc. recently visited Hotel Fontenay in Hamburg, and is excited about the prospects of the true urban resort in Germany’s largest waterfront city. Here is his report.

Just Back From Amsterdam

Richard Beck of recently ventured to Amsterdam, where he enjoyed the city of canals and a splendid stay at the Pulitzer. Here’s his report.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts takes on the up-and-coming and in-demand Phu Quoc Island as its newest Best Western Premier location.

Amanoi in Vietnam

Richard Beck of Classic Travel in New York recently visited Vietnam where he stayed at Amanoi. Here is his report.
View of Rome from Castel Sant'Angelo, Italy

Hotel de Rome

Richard Beck of Classic Travel Service ventured to Berlin for the Virtuoso Symposium earlier this year where he reviewed the city’s best hotels. Here’s his report on a top pick.
 Udaipur, India f9photos/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Getty Images

Taj Falaknuma Palace, India

Richard Beck, president of New York-based Classic Travel Service, recently traveled with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces to Hyderabad, India. Here is his report.