CastaDiva Resort & Spa is pleased to announce it has been accepted into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,700 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. Virtuoso agencies sell more than USD$23.7 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.
“For CastaDiva, inclusion in Virtuoso will open new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s 17,500 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele,” said Francesco Ferruzzi, Director of Sales & Marketing of CastaDiva Resort & Spa.
“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor for CastaDiva,” said Mr. Andrea Luri, General Manager of the resort. “The reputation Virtuoso member advisors 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 special amenities, values and experiences that surpass their expectations.”
CastaDiva Resort & Spa, recently recognized as the “Most Romantic Retreat” at the SLH Awards 2017 during the last Small Luxury Hotels of the World Global Conference, joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide. These partners, which specialize in world-class client service and experiences, secure Virtuoso client’s superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value. 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 largest worldwide gathering. CastaDiva Resort & Spa’s acceptance into Virtuoso provides 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.
Guests who book CastaDiva through a Virtuoso advisor will receive the following exclusive amenities:
- Early check-in and late check-out (upon availability)
- Room upgrade on arrival (subject to availability)
- Welcome “Italian Aperitivo” (upon arrival)
- Daily gourmet buffet breakfast
- USD$100 equivalent resort credit to be used during the stay
- A 2 hour private guided tour of the City of Como (for stays of 3 nights or longer)
CastaDiva’s unique features include:
- 73 individually decorated rooms & suites and 2 private villas
- Secluded and romantic resort with breathtaking views of Lake Como
- Short distance from Como’s city center
- Lake-view gourmet and traditional dining
- Floating pool with direct access from the resort
- The largest SPA on Lake Como (14000 ft2) with 4 private Spa Suites, inspired by the four elements of nature (Air, Water, Earth, Fire) for the ultimate wellness and relaxing experience
- Exclusive wedding venue with legal civil ceremonies
For more information about CastaDiva Resort & Spa, call +39 031 32511 or visit www.castadivaresort.com
ABOUT CASTADIVA RESORT & SPA
CastaDiva Resort & Spa, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, is a luxurious five-star romantic retreat located on the shores of stunning Lake Como. Villa Roccabruna, once the home of soprano Giuditta Pasta and muse of the 19th Century composer Vincenzo Bellini, now sits at the heart of the six-acre resort. The 73 individually-designed suites and rooms, as well as two private villas, are aptly named with a nod towards its operatic heritage. Privacy and romance abound given the resort’s secluded location, which offers spectacular views, incomparable sunrises and easy access to the charming small city of Como. Guests indulge on innovative gourmet Mediterranean cuisine at the fine-dining restaurant L’Orangerie, classic Italian fare with a view at Giardino Dei Sapori & Grill and stylish cocktails at the chic Bar Bellini, all overseen by Executive Chef Massimiliano Mandozzi. Wellness and restoration figure prominently at CastaDiva with the largest spa on the lake, featuring esteemed Swiss skincare line LaVallée and Aromatherapy Associates, as well as the outdoor oasis that is also the area’s largest ‘floating’ pool. For more information, please visit www.castadivaresort.com
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 1,000 travel agency partners with 17,500 elite travel advisors in more than 45 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. More than (U.S.) $23.7 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry. For more information, visit www.virtuoso.com.
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Misty Ewing Belles
Managing Director, Global Public Relations