The ID Travel Group celebrated 40 years of luxury travel service and the launch of the new 2024 Travelers Collection Brochure with hotel partners and top travel advisors at its annual gala event in New York City. In addition to the newly launched brochure, the luxury tour operator also announced a travel advisor commission increase, now up to 17 percent, in support of the advisor community.
This year’s Travelers Collection is a compilation of hotels in the Island Destinations portfolio, highlighting 130-plus ultra-luxe properties in newly added locales such as Greece, Mexico, Caribbean and Africa, including an ID Villa portfolio focused on premier villa experiences. Featured on the front and back covers of the signature piece is South Bank, Turks and Caicos, the newest luxury concept by Grace Bay Resorts, which includes a full-service marina community featuring four waterfront locations, amenities and services. The brand was also the winner of this year’s 2024 President’s Award for Iconic Luxury.
Other hotel award winners that were recognized for their excellence and dedication to providing exceptional experiences at the gala were:
- 2024 Timeless Caribbean Luxury: Half Moon
- 2024 Bespoke Hospitality: NIZUC Resort & Spa
- 2024 Luxury Safari Experience: Matetsi Victoria Falls
- 2024 Sensational Luxury: Atlantis The Royal, Dubai
- 2024 Innovative Experience: Patina Maldives, Fari Islands
- 2024 Ultra All-Inclusive Luxury: Velas Resorts
The luxury tour operator also awarded top travel advisors for their production and reflected on the past 40 years of service during the evening’s event.
“None of this would be possible without a team of hundreds that are totally committed to our ethos, travel advisors, resorts and destinations that believe in our mission,” said Maurice Bonham-Carter, CEO of the ID Travel Group. “ID Travel Group is the essential ‘bridge’ that brings us all together—travelers rely on the best travel advisors to plan stunning vacations, advisors rely on the ID Travel Group to make it happen and our hotel partners rely on ID to deliver the very best guests."