David Lauwers ACC, LCS, MCC

Chicago, IL United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising
  • Food & Wine
  • Adventure
  • Safari


Destinations
  • United Kingdom
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • France
  • Italy
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Selling Travel Since
2006
Languages
  • English

My Background

To travel is to live!

Travel is in my genes: my parents took me on my first flight from our home in the United Kingdom to Spain before I could walk! When I was a toddler, we traveled mainly to the Mediterranean, but I have expanded my horizons a bit since…

After leaving England, I worked in the hospitality and airline industry in Australia and the Middle East: Dubai in the United Arab Emirates was my home for five years.

Although I am now settled in Chicago, my role in the travel business takes me around the world several times a year. I visit the UK at least once a month, which allows me to keep up to date with the latest and greatest in London and other exciting places around the globe. En route, I enjoy personally inspecting a Virtuoso Preferred Hotel or checking out a historical site or cultural attraction. And my clients? They benefit too, as my first-hand experience allows me to better prepare my clients for their vacations.

My passions in travel?

  • African Safaris: I’ll never forget watching elephants at a watering hole just a few feet away from me at a Lodge in Zambia, whilst having my morning coffee.
  • Ocean Cruises – although my schedule hasn’t quite allowed a world cruise yet, I’ve visited many of the ports and countries on my over 70 cruises so far.
  • River Cruises – I love waking up in a new destination every day.
  • Luxury hotels – a great hotel is so much more than just a place to sleep! My goal is to personally stay at as many Virtuoso “Best of the Best” hotels as I can!
  • Australia and New Zealand – having lived “down-under” ignited my passion for this beautiful part of the world!
  • Great Britain and Western Europe – as a Brit, I know my way around the United Kingdom, but also the south of France, Spain, Greece and the other delightful destinations of the Mediterranean.

Whether you are looking to take a river or ocean cruise, go on safari or have afternoon tea with a British aristocrat… I can make it work for you.

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Saveur Advisory Board

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Did angements on my own

By: Harper


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

Sparse contact, Worked with Ben

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  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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  • United Kingdom
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • France
  • Italy
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Monaco
  • United Arab Emirates