Shinta Mani Angkor – Bensley Collection has been accepted into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of 1,700 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. According to Sophie Couturier, Group Director of Sales & Marketing for Shinta Mani Hotels, inclusion in Virtuoso will open up new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s 17,500 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele. Virtuoso agencies sell more than (U.S.) $23.7 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.
“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor,” said Couturier. “The reputation Virtuoso member advisors have for outstanding dedication to their clients is a perfect fit with our own bespoke approach to service. Now that we’re part of this renowned network, we look forward to offering Virtuoso advisors and their clients special amenities, values and experiences that surpass their expectations.”
Shinta Mani Angkor-Bensley Collection joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide. These partners, which specialize in world-class client service and experiences, secure Virtuoso clients superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value. These prestigious providers are able to market to Virtuoso clients via network vehicles and to Virtuoso agencies through multiple communications channels and events, including Virtuoso Travel Week, luxury travel’s largest worldwide gathering. Shinta Mani Angkor – Bensley Collection’s acceptance into Virtuoso gives it direct relationships with the world’s leading leisure travel agencies in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.
Created by acclaimed designer Bill Bensley, Shinta Mani Angkor – Bensley Collection is an exclusive ‘resort within a resort’; an enclave of ten spectacular two-level 156 square meter (1,679 square feet) luxury Khmer inspired pool villas. The resort is located in the cultural heart of the royal historic town of Siem Reap, footsteps from the river and 15 minutes from the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Temples of Angkor Wat. Shinta Mani Angkor-Bensley Collection and offers an indulgent experience, complete with private Bensley Butlers that live and breathe the guests’ experience, there when needed and invisible when they are not. Six of the villas are able to be combined into three 312 square meter (3,388 square feet) two bedroom villas (each with its own pool) to accommodate a family or friends travelling together. Guests can also enjoy access to the facilities at the adjacent Shinta Mani properties.