Aurora Expeditions has become the latest Global partner of powerhouse luxury travel network Virtuoso®, expanding the brand to more than 50 countries.
Aurora says this remarkable ‘by-invitation-only’ partnership brings the company together with Virtuoso’s incomparable list of travel advisors in Asia-Pacific and expands it to the more than 50 countries where Virtuoso operates.
“Becoming part of Virtuoso’s global network is a milestone accomplishment for Aurora Expeditions,” says Aurora Expeditions CEO Monique Ponfoort.
“We’ve been afforded the opportunity to work with their incredibly talented and reputable member agencies in other areas of the world such as the Asia-Pacific, and our home country of Australia, so adding the Global Team and its adventurous client base to the mix is a true honor for us.”
“Virtuoso is thrilled to expand our relationship with Aurora Expeditions to now include a reach that goes beyond our initial offerings to the Asian-Pacific market,” says Beth Butzlaff, Vice President, Global Partner Relations, Virtuoso.
“Aurora’s passion for adventure, one of the leading drivers of post-pandemic travel, conservation and perspective-altering experiences, is what our advisors and their clients continue to seek out and embrace with open arms.”
“The expedition and luxury travel space has evolved in a significant way. In a new landscape where travelers are looking for more life-changing and transformative experiences, Aurora Expeditions helps to ignite this curiosity.
“Our shared value of experiential travel resonates with the Virtuoso family, making Aurora an ideal fit for our network,” said Matthew d. Upchurch, Virtuoso, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Virtuoso says travel advisors can access the Aurora Expeditions profile which includes voyages, pricing sheets, images, trip notes and other relevant collateral via their portal.
Soon announcing the maiden voyage of its newest ship named after world-renowned marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Aurora Expeditions joins Virtuoso’s carefully curated list of luxury travel partners including airlines, hospitality, cruise lines, tour operators and tourism boards.
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