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Swan Hellenic accepted into global luxury travel group Virtuoso

Swan Hellenic

Swan Hellenic joins Virtuoso’s luxury travel network, offering unique cultural expedition cruises and gaining significant marketing and sales opportunities through Virtuoso’s global reach.

Swan Hellenic has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprising over 2,300 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. According to Patrizia Iantorno, Chief Commercial Officer of Swan Hellenic, inclusion in Virtuoso will present new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele. Virtuoso agencies worldwide sell an average of (U.S.) $28–$32 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.

“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor,” said Iantorno. “The reputation Virtuoso member agencies have for outstanding dedication to their clients is a perfect fit with our own bespoke approach to service. Now that we’re part of this renowned network, we look forward to offering Virtuoso advisors and their clients the special amenities, values and experiences that surpass their expectations.”

Swan Hellenic 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 are able to 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. Swan Hellenic’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.

Swan Hellenic, the pioneer of cultural expedition cruising, offers unique exploration voyages worldwide on purpose-built boutique ships with elegant Scandi-design interiors, extensive outdoor spaces and dedicated expedition facilities. Combining plush comfort, gourmet cuisine and attentive but friendly service with a relaxed onboard lifestyle, every cultural expedition cruise is a one-of-a-kind experience. A distinctive difference is the presence of renowned experts who not only deliver stimulating lectures but also accompany guests in their socializing aboard and expeditions ashore.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.