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Travel2Greece by Travelive Accepted Into Virtuoso®

On-Site Is Now Part Of Exclusive Luxury Travel Network

Athens, Greece (April 27, 2016) - Travel2Greece by Travelive has been accepted into Virtuoso®'s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,700 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. According to Panos Chalvantzis, Chairman and CEO of Travelive, inclusion in Virtuoso will open up new sales and marketing opportunities to the network's more than 11,400 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele. Virtuoso agencies sell more than (U.S.) $15.5 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.

This designation recognizes and strengthens Travel2Greece's leadership in luxury travel in Athens, Mainland Greece and the Greek Islands. As an On-Site, Virtuoso travel advisors will utilize Travel2Greece's extensive capabilities and unmatched level of service to create truly life-enriching travel programs for their discerning clients. The company will secure exceptional offers and exclusive privileges for Virtuoso clients, including complimentary room upgrades, airport transfers, special dining experiences, shore excursions and innovative custom itineraries.

"We are very proud of the honor of becoming a Virtuoso partner," says Chalvantzis. "Virtuoso and Travel2Greece by Travelive both share a commitment to white-glove service and quality travel experiences for the valued clients of luxury travel agencies. It is only natural that the two companies pursue a closer relationship. In the years to come we hope that all Virtuoso agency members and their clients will experience our service and commitment to excellence," he concluded.

Travel2Greece by Travelive joins Virtuoso's collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide. These partners, who specialize in world-class client service and experiences, secure Virtuoso clients superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value. These prestigious providers are able to market to Virtuoso clients via network vehicles and to Virtuoso agencies through multiple communications channels and events. Those include Virtuoso Travel Week, luxury travel's largest worldwide gathering, and Virtuoso Symposium, an elite event for the network's top agency and supplier principals.

Its acceptance into Virtuoso gives Travel2Greece direct relationships with the world's leading leisure travel agencies in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The endorsement from these top agencies and the esteemed affiliation with the finest travel providers result in an average annual sales increase of 15-40 percent in Virtuoso-generated revenue for preferred suppliers.

For more information about Travel2Greece by Travelive visit Travel2Greece.com.

About Travel2Greece by Travelive

Travel2Greece by Travelive offers a high level of bespoke service to clients traveling to Greece. With offices in Athens, Greece and Boca Raton, Florida, Travel2Greece by Travelive offers a complete luxury service for travelers to Athens, mainland Greece and the Greek Islands. Our USA office offers sales, marketing and accounting support. Our Athens office oversees contracting, partner relationships, confirmations, sales and acts as our 24/7 customer service department. The Athens office remains open until midnight local time or 5PM Eastern, Monday through Friday. We offer competitive net pricing or premium commission. Pricing is offered in both USD and Euro. All major credit cards are accepted as are agency checks and PayPal. Commission payments are made within 15 days of travel. Travel2Greece by Travelive offers our agent partners the advantage of working with a US company (with all the local, financial and legal benefits) while also offering the full support of an onsite company. All Travelive hotels are inspected annually to ensure that they maintain a high level of service and accommodations. At many of our properties, we hand-select the rooms that we sell. Travelive clients are eligible for priority upgrades and our contracts ensure that we can offer availability, even after sell out in many cases. Our tour guides are hand selected based on their local knowledge and experience as well as for their expertise. We offer a full range of private special interest day tours from architecture, to food and wine, to shopping, and can handle any request. Transfer drivers are cherry-picked based on commitment to customer service, presentation and upkeep of vehicle and English fluency.

About Virtuoso

Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 380 agency members with more than 11,400 elite travel advisors in over 30 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.) $15.5 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry. For more information, visit virtuoso.com.

Media Contacts:

Sonia Athan
Vice President, Agencies
Travelive
+1 561.480.7422
sonia@travelive.com

Misty Ewing Belles
Director, Global Public Relations
Virtuoso
202.553.8817
mewing@virtuoso.com

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