Virtuoso Life - May/June 2018 - 22
Rolling on the Rhine
An unprecedented gathering brings together six Amsterdam hotels, seven river-cruise ships,
and nearly 600 travel executives for one epic event.
BY ELAINE SRNKA
T'S A HISTORIC TRAVEL-INDUSTRY
first that may never be repeated again:
sailing seven river-cruise ships on the
Rhine together as a group, experiencing the hospitality of six Virtuoso hotels in
V I RT U O S O L I F E
Amsterdam, and exploring multiple ports in
the Netherlands for a business meeting like
Virtuoso Symposium is an annual gathering of almost 600 executives from top travel
agencies, hotels, cruise lines, airlines, tourism boards, and other partners around the
globe, who meet for networking, industry
discussions, and shared travel experiences.
Past events have been held in some of the
(SHIPS AND WINDMILLS) ROBERT STANZIONE, (AMSTERDAM) RACHEL LEWIS/GETTY IMAGES
River-cruise ships ready to set sail,
Kinderdijk's windmills, and postcardperfect Amsterdam.