Author Archives: Jessica Ourisman

The Value of a Travel Advisor

Do you ever wonder about the work we do behind the scenes? Have you ever asked why you should work with a travel advisor instead of some hotel booking website? One of our clients recently asked what value we provide … finish reading The Value of a Travel Advisor

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Greece: Luxury Travel Updates

Greece was a hot topic this year at Virtuoso Travel Week and we spend some time gathering the latest updates and insights from our top travel partners for Greece luxury travel. Here’s what we have our eye on: Canaves Oia … finish reading Greece: Luxury Travel Updates

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Caribbean Updates from Virtuoso Week 2018

Our favorite luxury Caribbean resorts are ready to pamper you. Are you ready for some island breezes, rum punches, and beach time at these newly refreshed resorts? There are 73 luxury Caribbean resorts that are members of the Virtuoso network … finish reading Caribbean Updates from Virtuoso Week 2018

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The Virtuoso Hotels of Puerto Rico are Back and Better Than Ever!

The Virtuoso hotels of Puerto Rico are reopening this fall with fresh room designs, new restaurants, and the same beautiful beaches! Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Officially reopening on October 1, 2018, Dorado Beach is ready to reclaim their spot … finish reading The Virtuoso Hotels of Puerto Rico are Back and Better Than Ever!

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Four Seasons Nevis Renovation Update

Room renovations at the Four Seasons Nevis are complete and the new lobby, pool, and restaurants are set to be completed by December 10, 2018. We’ve got our eye on this resort for Spring Break this year!  Designed by Todd-Avery … finish reading Four Seasons Nevis Renovation Update

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3 Ways to Rethink Your Cabo Vacation

Get creative with your next Cabo vacation. This destination offers equal amounts of options for travelers seeking rest and relaxation, those looking for cultural immersion, and those thrill-seekers looking for an adrenaline rush! Here are 3 unique ways to re-think … finish reading 3 Ways to Rethink Your Cabo Vacation

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U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

U by Uniworld is a fresh new take on River Cruising designed for independent travelers looking for casual flexibility in their itineraries and age does not define this demographic. River Cruising is an interesting travel option and one I had … finish reading U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

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Tasmania Destination Report

Tasmania is stunningly beautiful! It is not commonly found on an itinerary for a first-time visit to Australia, but I am so glad I chose to include it in my trip plans. After two nights in Hobart and a site-inspection … finish reading Tasmania Destination Report

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On Assignment: Gathering Insight for Your Vietnam Itinerary

David’s semi-retirement has afforded him more time to travel and reconnect with our favorite vendors and destinations. He is our global correspondent sending back dispatches and pro-tips from his trip. Most recently he travelled to Vietnam to take in all … finish reading On Assignment: Gathering Insight for Your Vietnam Itinerary

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Luxury Cruising with Silversea

 Confession: I’ve become a cruiser! We all know the tried-and-true arguments for and against cruising: They nay-sayers will tell you that cruise itineraries are too generic and you will never let you get to the heart of a destination or … finish reading Luxury Cruising with Silversea

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