WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Aladdin Travel and Meeting Planners announced today it has been accepted as a member of the Virtuoso luxury travel network, which is comprised of top leisure travel agencies in North and South America, the Caribbean and Australia. Membership in the by-invitation-only travel network gives Aladdin’s agents and clients direct access to the finest hotels, resorts, spas, cruise lines and tour operators in the world, as well as an expanded resource of insider destination knowledge. Virtuoso’s travel specialists dominate the annual top-agent lists in Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, and National Geographic Traveler.

“We are proud to have been invited to join Virtuoso since less than one percent of travel agencies in America are admitted for membership,” says Aladdin President Ricky Shore. ”This partnership will allow our clients access to exclusive travel opportunities as well as numerous benefits such as exclusive upgrades and amenities, complimentary airport transfers and special dining experiences.”

Additionally, Aladdin Travel’s membership with Virtuoso gives its agents and clients access to Virtuoso on-site ground operators in more than 70 countries, all dedicated to ensuring the happiness and comfort of their clients. Virtuoso ground operators take care of every detail, including arranging for English-speaking guides, drivers and translators, to private access, prestigious introductions and tickets to top events.

Aladdin Travel has been in business for 41 years and is one of the Southeast’s premier full service travel management companies, specializing in corporate, leisure, meeting, group and incentive reward travel. Additionally, Aladdin handles the international study abroad programs for some of the top universities in the country.

For more information about Aladdin Travel and its new Virtuoso travel offerings, call 336-768-1680, or visit