LAS VEGAS (August 16, 2018) – Global luxury travel network Virtuoso® congratulates John Oberacker of Eden For Your World, an independent affiliate of Montecito Village Travel in Long Beach, California as the winner of this year’s sought-after Most Innovative Travel Advisor US & Canada at the 30th annual Virtuoso Travel Week. Oberacker received the award during the Virtuoso 30th Anniversary Awards Gala on August 16, 2018 at The Bellagio Luxury Resort in Las Vegas. The accolade is especially noteworthy as only a fraction of the network’s 17,500 advisors and 1,000-plus agency members are honored at Virtuoso Travel Week.
"John Oberacker’s achievements, including exceptional innovation, thorough knowledge and superior service, have helped Virtuoso become the industry-leading network it is today,” said David Kolner, senior vice president, Global Member Partnerships at Virtuoso. “This network is respected for the high caliber of its members, and the close relationships they enjoy with our partners. As one of our exclusive award winners, John Oberacker is enhancing Virtuoso’s reputation as a trailblazer in the luxury travel industry, providing the network with a competitive edge in serving savvy global travelers.”
John is delighted to have received this recognition from the thousands of luxury travel suppliers from around the world, all of whom he credits for helping achieve this honor.
About Eden for Your World
John Oberacker and Kasra Esteghamat have been successful business partners for over 17 years. Their honesty and dedication has yielded them a large and loyal client base, and their energy and loyalty has produced a team of unlimited resources around the world. Their boutique luxury travel agency, Eden For Your World, is a natural extension of their desires to share their expertise of all things ‘eden’ from around the world. For more information, visit www.edenforyourworld.com.
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 1,000 travel agency partners with 17,500 elite travel advisors in 50 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.) $23.7 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry. For more information, visit www.virtuoso.com.
Connie has enjoyed travel her entire life. She first started in the travel industry while her family was young, working as an agent, group coordinator and eventually manager before changing careers.