Classic Vacations Named "Destinations & Experiences Partner of the Year"



August 21, 2017

San Jose, CA – International luxury travel agency network Virtuoso® has announced the winners of this year’s coveted Destination Showcase awards 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference in Las Vegas, honoring Classic Vacations as Destinations & Experiences Partner of the Year. David Hu, President of Classic Vacations, received the award.

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“Classic Vacations demonstrates a superior commitment to product excellence, expert knowledge and outstanding client service, all qualities highly valued by this network,” said Albert Herrera, senior vice president, Global Product Partnerships for Virtuoso. “This award places Classic Vacations in a very exclusive category, as Virtuoso’s most celebrated partners are recognized as leaders within the industry. Their contributions and close relationships with our advisors enable Virtuoso to maintain its status as the world’s most exceptional luxury and experiential travel network.”

“This is a team win,” said Dave Ferran, Senior Director of Sales at Classic Vacations. “Every department at Classic Vacations adds value to the Classic Difference that supports the Virtuoso Advisors, and provides both travelers and Travel Advisors with meaningful customer satisfaction.”

Classic Vacations had previously been named Best Custom Tour Partner at the Virtuoso Destination Showcase Awards in 2015.

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ABOUT CLASSIC VACATIONS® Classic Vacations delivers superior customer satisfaction to Travel Advisors and their clients. Classic offers a full line of accommodations, from mid-tier to luxury (including suites, villas, and residences), competitive pricing, first class and private transportation options, and unique tours and excursions in Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Dubai, Europe, Fiji, Hawaii, Maldives, Mexico, New Zealand, Seychelles, and Tahiti. Travel Advisors have always relied on Classic to help create exceptional travel experiences for their clients. For more information, visit or call (800) 221-3949. CST: 2079429-20

ABOUT VIRTUOSO® Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 800 travel agency partners with more than 16,000 elite travel advisors in over 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.) $21.2 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry. For more information, visit