Make Sure You Can Always Find a Bathroom: the Best Road Warrior Translation Apps

After touching down in a foreign country such as Italy or South Korea, the one thing most road warriors want to do is to find their bags, get a car, and head to their final destination. These seemingly simple actions can be nearly impossible when all the signs and conversations are in a foreign language. This is a common problem that every road warriors will face. Thankfully, there are a number of useful translation apps […]

4 Unexpected Benefits of Travel: Why You Should Go Now

Written by Betsy Goldberg – Virtuoso Luxury Traveler The benefits of travel are farther-reaching and longer-lasting than you may imagine. Find out four ways that travel can impact your life: everything from your mood to your career to your health. You’ll be happier. Who doesn’t want to be happier? Cornell psychology professor Thomas Gilovich has been studying the connection between money and happiness for more than 20 years. He and others have conducted studies where […]

A Week in Las Vegas?

For most people, a week in Las Vegas means food, fun, sun, shows and gambling, but not this last trip. I spent four days in Las Vegas at the annual Virtuoso Travel Week convention. This means over 400 one-on-one meetings with airline representatives, general managers/CEOs of hotels, car rental and tour companies, cruise and ground operators from around the world. We have breakfasts, lunches, and dinners all while negotiating deals with our vendors on our […]