Wheels Up Partners with Luxury Retreats Forming the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Revolutionary private aviation company Wheels Up, has partnered with Luxury Retreats, the world's leading luxury villa rental company providing personalized villa vacations, creating a true end-to-end luxury travel experience. Through a strategic alliance designating Wheels Up the official private aviation partner for Luxury Retreats, both organizations’ members will have access to a “one-stop shop” for luxury travel.
“The partnership we’ve formed with Wheels Up enables our clients to seamlessly enjoy their travels from the moment they board the aircraft. And with its top customer service, utmost flexibility and convenience, there was no better partner than Wheels Up to power the private aviation needs of our members.”
Wheels Up and Luxury Retreats have forged an integrated approach leveraging sales, member services and events capabilities, to provide the highest level of customer service and amenities. As part of the agreement, Wheels Up members will be rewarded with a rental credit which can be used at over 2,000 Luxury Retreats properties, in more than 50 destinations around the world. Luxury Retreats’ clients will receive Wheels Up member rates for a trial flight, without an upfront commitment. In addition, both organizations’ members will have access to once-in-a-lifetime event experiences throughout the year.
“At Wheels Up, we’re committed to creating tailor-made experiences for our members by building partnerships and exclusive opportunities with likeminded brands,” said Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up. “Luxury Retreats is the best in the business, and by working together we have created another redefining moment within travel - a true total travel solution, from airlift to accommodations, and everything in between.”
“Luxury Retreats offers villa rentals in the most desirable locations throughout the world, many of which are best reached by private aviation travel,” said Joe Poulin, Founder of Luxury Retreats. “The partnership we’ve formed with Wheels Up enables our clients to seamlessly enjoy their travels from the moment they board the aircraft. And with its top customer service, utmost flexibility and convenience, there was no better partner than Wheels Up to power the private aviation needs of our members.”
About Wheels Up
Wheels Up is a revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that greatly reduces the upfront investment needed to fly privately. Created and led by Kenny Dichter, the Founder of Marquis Jet and original innovator of the 25-hour fractional jet card, Wheels Up has identified a need for one company to offer a total private aviation solution. With a modest initiation fee and reasonable annual dues, Wheels Up offers members “mission-appropriate” aircraft, ranging from the King Air 350i to the Global 6000, through partnerships with industry leaders such as Beechcraft, Cessna, Jet Aviation, JetSuite, HeliFlite and VistaJet. Wheels Up is developing proprietary cutting-edge booking and rideshare applications, and provides members with unmatched accessibility, flexibility, and the finest personalized service. With an 8,760-hour (referencing the number of hours in a year) culture, Wheels Up membership includes Wheels Down, the ultimate in client entertaining engaging members through exclusive events and opportunities to meet luminaries from the worlds of entertainment, sports, politics and business.
Wheels Up acts as agent for the Wheels Up members, and is not the operator of the program aircraft; FAA licensed and DOT registered air carriers participating in the program will exercise full operational control of the program aircraft. Any aircraft owned by Wheels Up will be dry leased to the operating air carrier to facilitate operations by that carrier. For additional information, please visit www.WheelsUp.com.
About Luxury Retreats
Founded in 1999, Luxury Retreats creates personalized villa vacations, offering over 2,000+ villas in over 50+ destinations. Its global team of 150+ passionate travel enthusiasts & partners hand pick and personally inspect each luxury villa ensuring that its guests are offered the very best.
As a full service villa rental company, Luxury Retreats offers guests complimentary concierge services, worldwide guest support, as well as villa specialists who help travelers find their perfect villa – all without charging any membership fees. For more information, visit www.LuxuryRetreats.com