Brownell’s relationships with the very best travel providers are decades in the making. These relationships give our advisors competitive advantages as well as peace of mind knowing our partners understand our values and expectations. Through our proprietary Partner Alliance Program, our advisors have access to an exclusive group of thoroughly vetted travel providers around the world.
Our team carefully selects partners who understand our core values and business processes, and in turn our advisors have the resources to plan travel on all seven continents. And through our membership in Ritz-Carlton STARS, Four Seasons Preferred Partner, Mandarin Oriental FanClub, and many others, advisors can access amenities, upgrades, and promotions for their clients that no credit card or online travel agency can offer.
Brownell is a member agency of Virtuoso, a leading global network of luxury travel agencies. Through this relationship our advisors have access to numerous benefits, including unique travel products and services, enhanced credibility and reputation, marketing and promotional opportunities, professional development and training, and networking opportunities.
Brownell has been a Virtuoso host agency since 1988, and over the years we have worked closely with Virtuoso to shape the travel industry and set the standard for luxury travel.
Browell Travel has been endorsed by Forbes Travel Guide. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional level of service and expertise provided by Browell Travel, which has been acknowledged and celebrated by one of the most respected authorities in the travel industry. Forbes Travel Guide is known for its stringent evaluation process, which includes anonymous inspections and rigorous standards for hospitality, service, and amenities.
Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) is the only independent global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas, and ocean cruises. Each year, FTG conducts anonymous inspections of properties around the globe, rigorously evaluating them against hundreds of exacting quality and service standards. In its 65th annual list for 2023, Forbes Travel Guide has honored nearly 1,400 rated hotels in 81 countries.
Interview with Andrea Grisdale, CEO & Founder of IC Bellagio
Andrea Grisdale from IC Bellagio loves working with Brownell advisors Brownell because they are not only professional and gracious, but they also consistently show their unwavering support for us, making them an absolute pleasure to work with no matter the circumstance.
John Harper & Alexis Romer, MILUX with Martha Gaughen
– Abercrombie & Kent Advisory Board
– Belmond Travel Consultants Advisory Board
– Associated Luxury Hotels International Industry Advisory Council
– Classic Vacations Advisory Board
– Four Seasons Travel Partner Advisory Council
– IC Bellagio Advisory Board
– Lindblad Advisory Board
– MILUX Inner Circle Roundtable
– Tauck Advisory Board
– Rosewood Hotels Advisory Board
– Silversea Advisory Board
– Seabourn Pinnacle
– Seabourn Advisory Board
“Brownell’s key partners are thoroughly vetted so you can confidently book travel with them knowing your clients will have the most personalized and exceptional travel experience.”
Interview with Steve Spivak, Vice President, Global Sales and Reservations, Tauck
Steve Spivak from Tauck loves that Brownell doesn’t just recruit travel industry insiders but also finds smart, diverse people from all walks of life. He appreciates that Brownell advisors are passionate about travel and eager to learn about Tauck’s partners, which makes them amazing ambassadors for the brand. Spivak thinks Brownell advisors are like “sponges”; they soak up information and always want to learn more. That’s why they’re the perfect partners for Tauck and other travel companies looking for enthusiastic industry professionals.