International luxury travel network Virtuoso has begun a strategic partnership with villa rental company Luxury Retreats. Virtuoso’s clients will now have access to Luxury Retreats’ collection of over 4,000 private villas, located in hundreds of destinations. Luxury Retreats will also provide Virtuoso clients with additional advantages, like travel credit and the support of its more than 400-person team.
According to Albert Herrera, senior vice president, global product partnerships at Virtuoso, private villas have seen a 40 percent year-over-year increase in bookings. “Whether it’s a Parisian pied-à-terre, beachfront getaway in Malibu or private island in the Caribbean, Luxury Retreats’ portfolio keeps Virtuoso’s industry-leading Hotels & Resorts program at the forefront of traveler demand,” said Herrera.
Virtuoso is a travel agency network that focuses in luxury and experiential travel. It consists of more than 1,000 travel agency partners with 17,500 travel advisors in 50 countries across North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. It maintains preferred relationships with 1,700 hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour companies and destinations.
Luxury Retreats is a villa vacation rental company with a collection of over 4,000 homes and villas. It offers a team of villa specialists to help guests find the right location, as well as 24/7 concierge service to customize each trip.