United States: Luxury travel subscription brand Inspirato has launched a new service, Inspirato Select, allowing members to buy, use and share vacations.
The main feature of Inspirato Select is the ability for users to book and share selected trips at no additional cost. It offers subscribers the option of enjoying the trip themselves or giving a gift to family, friends or employees.
Subscribers can choose from over 500,000 travel options in over 150 destinations, including residences, hotels and resorts.
Here are some examples of trips:
• A long weekend in a five-star penthouse in New York
• Four nights in a four-bedroom residence at a luxury resort in Los Cabos
• Four nights in a six-bedroom ocean view villa in the British Virgin Islands
• Nine nights in a suite at a five-star hotel in Chicago
The initial subscription includes three trips included, then users have the option to purchase additional trips whenever they wish.
Inspirato Co-Founder and CEO Brent Handler said, “We are preparing for the launch of Inspirato Select by accelerating the growth of the Inspirato portfolio to record levels over the past year. With incredible pent-up demand, now is the time to introduce this simple, cost-effective solution designed to help consumers leverage the power of Inspirato travel in all areas of their lives.
“As our most flexible and shareable subscription yet, we believe Inspirato Select will enhance the integrated network effect of our business model by introducing the distinctive Inspirato luxury travel experience to a wider audience. travellers,” he added.
Inspirato Select is available to new subscribers as a standalone annual subscription for $24,000 plus a $2,000 sign-up fee. As an introductory offer, subscribers will receive four free Inspirato Select trips. Further information can be found here.
Inspirato Select travel packages are available to current Inspirato subscribers as an optional upgrade, priced at $20,000 for four trips.
Earlier this year, Inspirato closed a SPAC [special purpose acquisition company] with Thayer Ventures.