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Europe

Noteworthy group

Paris and London with Noteworthy: The Power of a Virtuoso Onsite Partner

If you’ve ever worked with a Virtuoso travel advisor to plan a trip abroad, chances are you understand the power of our network of onsite partners around the globe. If you haven’t and make the wise decision to hire one, you’re in for a treat!

Eurostar
Ready to board the Eurostar to London with the owner of Noteworthy, a preferred industry partner
The Grill, The Dorchester

The Dorchester, London

London….one of the greatest cities in the world for five star hotels.  How does a luxury travel advisor pick one for an upcoming visit? Not an easy decision, but I knew exactly where I wanted to stay when I found out I had plans to visit the city. The Dorchester is one of London’s most iconic properties and had long been on my radar screen, so I jumped at the chance to book a room there!

London sight-seeing
Exploring London on my recent trip
Venice, Italy

How My Clients’ Travel Experiences Enrich MY Life

I decided to start a career in the travel industry over a decade ago because of my passion for planning trips and making clients’ travel dreams a reality.   I quickly learned there was something even more to this amazing job – the wonderful sense of happiness and purpose I  feel when my clients return from a trip I’ve planned for them and share their experiences with me.  There’s absolutely nothing more rewarding or exciting!

Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy
Mallorca hike

Spain: Mallorca and Barcelona

My latest travels took me to the exciting country of Spain.  Each year,  Brownell plans a special trip full of adventure and fun for top sales producers – Mallorca and Barcelona were on this year’s agenda. Traveling with my colleagues to learn about different destinations around the world is an invaluable opportunity and enriches my knowledge to help me better advise my clients.

Brownell 1887 attendees in Mallorca, Spain
Brownell group in Mallorca, Spain
Venice scenes

Hotel L’Orologio – Venice, Italy

Trying to pick a hotel in Venice is not an easy task, as there are so many incredible choices! I relied on the advice of a trusted hotel supplier and decided to try a brand new hotel on the scene – Hotel L’Orologio.  Its funky contemporary vibe wasn’t the type of property I was initially envisioning for my stay in Venice. As it turned out, this property couldn’t have been more perfect for my family.  I loved it the minute I walked through the door.

The outside of Hotel L'Orologio
Exterior view of Hotel L’Orologio
The multi-colored houses of Burano

Spring Break in Italy

‘ve just returned home from an unforgettable tour of Venice, Siena and Rome with my family for spring break.  It was my children’s first trip to Europe and an amazing experience for us all!

Ready for Italy
On route to Italy – first time on an A380