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Travel to make full recovery before end of 2024, says Virtuoso’s Fiona Dalton

Dalton hosted media at Crown Sydney this morning to celebrate Matthew Upchurch’s return to Aus. Our roving journalist managed to take down this story in between courses.

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Virtuoso hosts 2022 Symposium onboard Silversea’s newest luxe liner

More than 300 of the industry’s biggest wigs set sail for the luxury network’s event of the year. We would love to have been flies on the wall if we didn’t assume all insects would be swatted on sight.

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Aurora Expeditions’ partnership with Virtuoso goes global

Aurora Expeditions CEO Monique Ponfoort is doing the happy dance after securing a global deal with the luxe travel network.

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Virtuoso’s leadership team changes see Michael Londregan promoted to global role

There’s been plenty of moving and shaking over at Virtuoso, and we’re not talking about CEO Matthew Upchurch’s maraca-playing in the office.

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Virtuoso grows local presence with Travel Associates

As perfectly illustrated by Matthew Upchurch in the accompanying image, Virtuoso’s presence is expanding across Australia and New Zealand.

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Virtuoso’s virtual Travel Week pushes for adaptation and a “conscious comeback”

Not fancy enough to get an invite to Virtuoso’s annual gathering? Impress your colleagues and clients by reading a summary of the event here.

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Tourism

Virtuoso CEO cancels Aussie trip amid coronavirus concerns as travel ban extended

Matthew Upchurch was scheduled to speak at the MTA conference over the weekend, but cancelled his trip yesterday.

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Virtuoso CEO goes out on a limb about partners and direct business

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly’s editor attended the Virtuoso Symposium in Melbourne last week. And to prove he wasn’t sleeping on the job, he filed this.

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Tourism

Virtuoso CEO: “Tourism can be a force for good or it can be destructive”

A great philosopher once said: “with great power comes great responsibility”. Ok, so that quote actually comes from Spider-man’s uncle Ben, but it’s not any less true.

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Virtuoso CEO says space will be the next big thing in luxe travel

by Ali Coulton

Seeing as we don’t have a spare $250,000, we’re going to have to settle for watching re-runs of the Jetsons.

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Tourism

Sustainable travel is the future: Virtuoso CEO

Virtuoso’s Matthew D. Upchurch has confirmed what the industry needs to do to conserve its future, although won’t confirm what the ‘D’ stands for in his name.

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Luxury: What’s price got to do with it?

by Daisy Melwani

Luxury is no longer defined by price: Virtuoso

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