VIRTUOSO® CELEBRATES JOURNEY MEXICO FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE WITH 2016 DESTINATION SHOWCASE AWARD
Journey Mexico Recognized for Achievements in the Category of Best Destinations & Experiences – In-Country Partner
LAS VEGAS (August 09, 2016) – International luxury travel network Virtuoso® has announced the winners of this year’s Destination Showcase awards at the 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference, honoring Journey Mexico as the Best Destinations & Experiences – In-Country Partner. The network’s most outstanding tour operators and On-Site in-country specialists, as recognized by their peers, received their awards before an audience of close to 1,400 during the Destination Showcase Dinner & Awards August 8 at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Each of the Destination Showcase Awards corresponds to an elected committee of Virtuoso advisors. Those committees designate a list of finalists for each award, then all network advisors vote to determine the winners. This year’s Destination Showcase Award nominees received more than 5,300 votes altogether.
Journey Mexico is part of the network’s lauded land experiences program, Virtuoso Destinations & Experiences. It consists of more than 60 tour operators, 160 On-Sites and 11 specialty partners in over 140 countries. The fast-growing portfolio features close to 15,000 tours from more than 200 land operators.
“Journey Mexico is a stellar example of a partner which brings to life Virtuoso’s values of innovation and passion for exceeding client expectations,” said Albert Herrera, senior vice president, Global Product Partnerships for Virtuoso. “Our network only extends invitations to join to partners with superior destination knowledge, offerings, service and relationships. Given these strict requirements, Journey Mexico and this year’s other winners are truly the crème de la crème of a very impressive Virtuoso portfolio.”
About Journey Mexico
Journey Mexico is a deluxe travel company that creates tailor-made itineraries throughout the Mexican republic for sophisticated and discerning travelers. With offices in Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, and Mexico City, Journey Mexico´s strong presence throughout country´s vast and diverse regions enables the firm to offer distinctive and authentic travel experiences that include multi-region itineraries in states such as Yucatan, Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guanajuato with in-depth guided tours; luxurious seaside escapes; private jet and yacht excursions; culinary packages, villa rentals and much more. www.journeymexico.com
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 390 agency members with more than 11,400 elite travel advisors in 40 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Drawing upon its preferred relationships with 1,700 of the world’s best hotels and resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour companies and premier destinations, the network provides its upscale clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access. www.virtuoso.com.
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