Bellagio Resort & Casino Welcomes Virtuoso® Travel Week For 13th Year Virtuoso Travel Week, Taking Place August 10-16 at Bellagio Resort, Welcomed in High Style

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While relationships come and go, the bond between Bellagio Resort & Casino and leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, seems built to last.  For the 13th year, Bellagio rolled out the red carpet when 4,100 of the travel industry's biggest names arrived from 90 different countries for Virtuoso Travel Week, among the largest and most prestigious luxury travel shows in the world.  For Virtuoso and its network, Bellagio's warm welcome is further proof that it's not what you know, but who you know that makes a difference in how one travels.

Bellagio and its 8,200 employees welcome Virtuoso Travel Week attendees in style:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/VirtuosoCommunications/CommPR/VirtuosoWeek/2013/VTW_video_081113.html

Virtuoso Travel Week by the numbers:

  • 4,100 attendees from 90 countries
  • 16,545 Bellagio room nights
  • 1.6 million minutes of meetings
  • $450 million in annualized travel sales as a result

Virtuoso Travel Week, running August 10-16, is the largest conference in Bellagio's history, which is just one more reason to celebrate as the conference enjoys its 25th anniversary this year.

About Virtuoso:
Virtuoso® is the industry's leading luxury travel network.  This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 340 agencies with more than 7,200 elite travel specialists in 20 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, as well as over 1,700 of the world's best travel providers and premier destinations.  The network's member agencies generate over $9.6 billion annually in travel sales, making the group the most powerful in the luxury travel segment.  Their relationships with the finest travel companies provide the network's affluent clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access. For more information, visit www.virtuoso.com. To view Virtuoso's latest videos, go to http://www.youtube.com/user/VirtuosoTraveler.   

Media Contacts:                                                                     

Misty Ewing, CTA                              

Charles G. Curkin/ Katherine McPherson

Virtuoso – Director, Public Relations    

Alice Marshall Public Relations

Phone: 202.553.8817                           

Phone: 212. 861.4031

E-mail: mewing@virtuoso.com  

E-mail: charles@alicemarshall.com / katherine@alicemarshall.com


Suzie Rugh

MGM Resorts International – Public Relations Manager

Phone : 702.891.1810

E-mail : srugh@mgmresorts.com

SOURCE Virtuoso



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