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Terranea Resort Joins Esteemed Virtuoso® Luxury Travel Network

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (July 9, 2013) - Terranea Resort, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, has been invited to join Virtuoso®, the prestigious by-invitation-only luxury travel network. As part of the network, Terranea Resort joins Virtuoso’s roster of 1,700 of the world’s leading travel providers and top destinations, and will have access to Virtuoso’s global membership of more than 340 agencies with 7,200 elite travel advisors as well as their discerning and affluent clientele.

Opened in 2009, on 102 acres of the scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California, Terranea Resort provides guests with an array of luxury amenities and services from its world-class spa facilities and dining options to a range of unique guest activities, all enhanced by spectacular Pacific Ocean views.

“We are thrilled Terranea is now a part of Virtuoso’s distinguished network of travel providers,” said Terri A. Haack, executive vice president and managing director for Terranea Resort. “Our brands align perfectly. We look forward to sharing our commitment to quality, high-end personalized guest services and exceptional vacation experiences with both Virtuoso’s travel advisors and their clients.”

The acceptance by Virtuoso is the latest in a series of distinctions Terranea Resort has recently garnered. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort has been lauded by top luxury travel publications as a premier destination resort. The resort recently made Condé Nast Traveler’s coveted Gold List for 2013 and received praise for its spa in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Top 270 spas list coming in as one of the Top 100 U.S. Resort Spas. Terranea was also named in Travel + Leisure’s 2013 list of the 500 Best Hotels in the World.

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About Terranea Resort

Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, is located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula. Amid unparalleled Pacific Ocean views, guests enjoy world-class accommodations with 582 rooms that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and spacious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar'sel; Nelson's, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts and managed by Destination® Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter.

About Virtuoso

Virtuoso® is the industry’s leading luxury travel network.  This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 340 agencies with more than 7,200 elite travel specialists in 20 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, as well as over 1,700 of the world’s best travel providers and premier destinations.  The network’s member agencies generate over $9.6 billion annually in travel sales, making the group the most powerful in the luxury travel segment.  Their relationships with the finest travel companies provide the network’s affluent clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access.  Visit, or view Virtuoso’s latest videos at  


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