Essentialist, the members-only travel service company specializing in custom-designed trips around the globe, has unveiled a new smartphone app. From inspiration and itineraries to hotel bookings and post-trip surveys, the new tool delivers uniquely customized trip itineraries with unheard-of turnaround times. The app is available for download on both IOS and Android devices.
“We give our members the possibility to go beyond the usual travel experience by finding those singular moments that make you feel you have uncovered the essence of a place”, said Joan Roca, founder and CEO of Essentialist. “This new home base for our members will be equally unique in the industry. Our app is the only one in the marketplace that has the ability to marry personalized client data with our insider destination content to curate the perfect trip every time, and in a fraction of the time it takes others in the industry”.
Essentialist Members-Only App
With this new offering, Essentialist is revolutionizing the efficiency with which travelers experience each step of the journey, beginning with trip inspiration to building itineraries and making real-time changes all the way through to the post-trip survey. Today, luxury travel is about uncovering the most authentic and unique experiences, yet Essentialist is shaping the industry’s tomorrow with future-thinking technology that allows members to travel deeply within a destination in a way that is seamless and fully customized to their tastes and preferences.
Each element is reported and tagged individually, enabling AI technology to match client interests and deliver enhanced options. A fully customized proposal will be shared within the app, and the Member Experience Manager will book all elements of the itinerary based on the members’ final choices. Users have the ability to communicate with their dedicated travel team in real-time before, during and after the trip, making it an effortless experience to make immediate changes and updates. Everything from the travel profile to payment methods to the final digital itinerary allows for a fluid process that is beautifully delivered within.
The app taps into a database of travel inspirations designed by Essentialist’s network of over 200 travel editors and local experts, of which members can bookmark favorites for future travel plans.
Since 2016, Essentialist has been dedicated to transforming the way its sophisticated travel members moves through the world. Founded by Joan Roca, a leading expert in the digital travel industry, it is the expression of his vision to connect the most knowledgeable experts in the industry with cutting-edge technology to deliver outstanding and memorable journeys in the most personalized yet efficient way.
The network of local experts is distinctive to Essentialist, as they curate access to exclusive and under-the-radar experiences that span the globe. In each destination, members are invited to uncover hidden gems, discover new flavors, immerse within the community and get curious about local cultures.
Curation from Essentialist’s leading travel and lifestyle writers is expertly crafted into complete and individualized travel guides, enabling the best of both worlds – a well-curated itinerary with the digital interaction of a technology company. The result is a magical impact, as trips that took weeks to plan and would have not been possible to this level of detail, are planned in a matter of hours.
Essentialist designs itineraries that are unique to each member by connecting them with people, places and experiences to travel deeply within a destination. An annual membership fee of $2,600 per household includes benefits such as a dedicated Member Experience Manager and special access to one-of-a-kind experiences around the world and local insights from over 200 travel writers, insiders and tastemakers. Follow them on Instagram at @essentialist.
To learn more about the Essentialist membership or to apply, please visit essentialist.com/membership
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