According to Stobo, inclusion in Virtuoso will present new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s more than 21,000 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele.
ATENAS, COSTA RICA – The Retreat Costa Rica announce it has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprising over 2,300 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. This by-invitation-only organization represents over 1,200 travel agency locations with more than 21,000 travel advisors in over 50 countries.
“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor,” said Diana Stobo, owner and creator of the wellness retreat. “The reputation Virtuoso member agencies have for outstanding dedication to their clients fits perfectly with our own approach to service. As a part of this renowned network, we look forward to offering Virtuoso advisors and their clients special amenities and experiences that will surpass their expectations.”
Highlights of the guest experience at The Retreat Costa Rica include 18 luxury guestrooms nestled on a 50-acre crystal quartz mountain with stunning views of the renowned Blue Zone, Nicoya Peninsula, the Pacific Ocean and the lush Costa Rican rainforest valley. The Retreat offers a variety of wellness packages including Art of Resting, Immersive Wellness and The Retreat’s signature Naked Challenge Detox, while other unique experiences include inventive and plant-based menus and cooking classes, daily yoga, meditation and hiking. The 8,000-square-foot Vida Mia Healing Center & Spa features extensive ayurvedic treatments, crystal healing, farm-to-spa rituals utilizing The Retreat’s organic garden, an infrared sauna with chromatherapy and a saltwater pool for Watsu.
According to Stobo, inclusion in Virtuoso will present new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s more than 21,000 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele. Virtuoso agencies worldwide sell an average of US$28–$32 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.
The Retreat Costa Rica joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other travel entities worldwide. These partners, which specialize in world-class client service and experiences, provide superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value for Virtuoso clients. These prestigious providers can market to Virtuoso clients via network vehicles and to Virtuoso agencies through multiple communications channels and events, including Virtuoso Travel Week, luxury travel’s preeminent worldwide gathering. The Retreat’s acceptance into Virtuoso gives it direct relationships with the world’s leading leisure travel agencies in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.
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