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the velvet collection
Perfectly Planned, Authentic Experiences
Welcome to The Velvet Collection, our family-owned and run group of premium and luxury brands that strive to ensure a perfectly planned vacation each and every time. Our passionate teams have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to create a seamless and stress-free tour, cruise, safari or stay and work together to #maketravelmatter.
A worldwide collection of luxury, small-group guided journeys, Luxury Gold blends carefully planned activities with unexpected discoveries. Guests benefit from our extensive travel expertise, hand-selected VIP experiences, after-hours visits to landmark sites and other perfectly planned activities, from superb service at magnificent hotels to savouring delicious cuisine.
We balance these inclusions with the free time to personalize your journey in the moment. This personal touch is done in real time through the skill, knowledge, relationships and connections of your Traveling Concierge - turning your travels into gold.
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
A luxury collection of 20 exceptional hotels around the world, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection's properties are all unique and special, but share the ethos that no request is too large and no detail is too small.
The guest experience is always at the heart of Red Carnation, where talented teams exceed expectations with warm and caring service, delicious cuisine and thoughtful touches. The hotels connect guests with the local destination through authentic and meaninful experiences, beautiful and restorative design and curated art collections. There hotels are truly the art of hospitality.
uniworld boutique river cruises
Discover Uniworld's collection of one-of-a-kind floating boutique hotels that elevate luxury river cruising to an entirely new level.
With outstanding service that truly comes from the heart, carefully curated experiences, delicious farm-to-table cuisine, the most all-inclusive amenities and a choice of inspiring destinations throughout the world, every element of a Uniworld river cruise is as unique and special as each guest.
African Travel is the USA's longest established luxury safari operator that focusses exclusively on the African continent.
Dedicated to crafting and providing the ultimate African experience, African Travel creates unforgettable, tailor-made journeys throughout Africa. Each safari experience delivers the highest levels of five-star service, taking care of every detail with a dedicated Concierge. Each and every trip has a lasting positive impact on the local community and wildlife.
More About Insight Vacations
An exclusive collection premium and escorted trips and cruises, Insight Vacations' journeys celebrate the fine art of travel.
With a collection of more than 100 Insight Experiences included in its premium journeys, Insight Vacations offers a richer holiday for better value. This is the art of traveling in style, allowing travelers to stay at premium hotels in the right location, to discover new cultures and people, and to enjoy authentic dining experiences that are at the heart of each destination.