Advisory Boards

Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc. is proud to provide The Power of Access® to all clients as a result of years of building strong relationships with distinctive hotels around the world, sophisticated tours, formidable cruise lines and the best airlines in the industry.

Our breadth and depth of service is coupled with the strength of our partnerships. Below are the preferred partner advisory boards that we are very proud to serve on: 

Valerie Ann Wilson

  • Abercrombie & Kent USA
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
  • Starwood Hotels and Resorts:  Luxury Board
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Virtuoso Member Advisory Board, Chairman Emeritus
  • Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts Committee, Emeritus Representative
  • Luxury Travel Advisor

Formerly a member of:

  • Belmond 
  • Société des Bains de Mer
  • Oberoi Hotels & Resorts


Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg

  • ASTA – Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Chairman of the ASTA Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) (2016/17), Co-Chairman of ASTA Political Action Committee (PAC) & Co-Chairman of Government & Political Affairs Committee
  • Abercrombie & Kent USA
  • Collette Vacations 
  • Dream Foundation 
  • Harvard Business School’s Alumni Board, OPM (Owner/President Management) Reunion Campaign Committee, OPM33 Class Chairperson
  • Luxury Travel Advisor
  • Make-A-Wish – Metro NY and Western NY Chapter (former Board Member) 
  • Sofitel Luxury Hotels & Resorts
  • Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces 
  • Tourism Cares – Corporate Philanthropic Achievement & Innovation Awards Committee
  • Travel Market Report
  • Virtuoso Tech Committee – representing the NE region
  • Women’s Forum’s Education Fund – NYC Chapter


Kimberly Wilson Wetty

  • Rosewood Hotels and Resorts
  • Classic Vacations
  • Park Hyatt Hotels
  • Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
  • Travel+Leisure Magazine


Dan Beschloss

  • Destination Hotels & Resorts
  • Fairmont/Raffles Hotels & Resorts
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts Advisory Board
  • Preferred Hotels & Resorts


Harley Riak

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts – Group Advisory Board
  • Global Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE) Advisory Board


Ginny Caragol

  • Butterfield & Robinson Advisory Board
  • Belmond 
  • Virtuoso:
    • Destination/Experience Task Force
    • On-Site Task Force
    • Reserve


Gayle Sackel

  • Virtuoso – Technology Committee Member
  • GRASP Strategic Advisory Board
  • Trams Large Agency Advisory Board


Mimi McGuire

  • United Airlines Partner Summit
  • Delta Air Lines Insights
  • American Airlines Travel Agency Advisory Panel
  • Air Tahiti Nui Advisory Council


Manny Beauregard

  • InterContinental Buckhead Advisory Council
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts


Alicia Diez

  • Cox & Kings
  • Hyatt Resort Advisory Board


Brandi Brister

  • Preferred Hotels Group – Meetings/Groups Advisory Board