Travel writing has the power to not only inspire and empower its readers, but also to inform and engage with them in a meaningful way. Who hasn’t flipped through their favorite travel magazine or website and dreamed of booking a chimpanzee expedition to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest? Or have you dreamed of booking a night of dinner and banter in the gardens of the new hotel at the Palace of Versailles which opened its doors this summer?
As the world of travel continues to be mired in a web of complex and ever-changing protocols and restrictions, Travel + Leisure Group today launched a new subscription-based Travel Club, to help travelers transform their wanderlust into actionable journeys and experiences.
“Throughout the 50-year history of Travel + Leisure magazine, there has never been a way for consumers to easily book a trip based on the inspiring stories they read in the pages of the magazine,” said said Noah Brodsky, president of Travel + Leisure Group. in a statement around the launch.
In addition to the variety of benefits and discounts subscribers will receive on experiences, activities and itineraries in select cities around the world, Club members can also expect one-on-one assistance via a team member. travel concierge service that will help you book travel to sought-after destinations from Bali and Bangkok to Barcelona.
“With the launch of Travel + Leisure Club, we are able to harness the content of the award-winning magazine to bring members closer to the transformative power of travel by providing expert advice, personalized service and preferential rates so that they can create their own travel stories,” Brodsky said.
Inspired by editorial coverage found in the legacy travel magazine, subscribers can expect an average 25% discount on hotels and resorts, plus a free subscription to Travel + Leisure magazine as well as exclusive perks like a free glass of wine or tickets to a sold-out show, according to the press release.
For those who have not signed up for Club membership, Travel + Leisure GO will serve as an online booking platform that will further connect readers to inspiring travel stories, destination guides and curated itineraries. According to the press release, while anyone can book travel through Travel+Leisure Go, only Club members will have access to discounts and preferred rates.
Travel + Leisure Club and Travel+Leisure Go coincide with the World’s Best Awards 2021 announced today.
“These new curated itineraries are a tangible way to have the best experience in the world, while connecting us with the world and nurturing our basic human desire to make authentic and exceptional travel experiences accessible to all,” said the editor in Head of Travel + Leisure, Jacqui Gifford. in a report.
If you’re interested in a Travel + Leisure Club membership, you can try the 30-day free trial by visiting travelandleisure.com/club. Introductory pricing for post-trial membership starts at $9.95 per month.