CARLOS MELIA

Luxury Travel Curator, Conciege, Blogger & Lifestyle Consultant

Argentinean born, a true citizen of the world. Living in United States, now for over a decade. From a very young age, exposed to the world of Luxury Travel and Lifestyle.

Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management. Has worked for all ends of the Travel and Hospitality Industry worldwide. From his current role as a Travel Curator & Concierge, Blogger and Lifestyle Consultant, to a successful career and background, working for leading restaurants, hotels, airlines, cruises among many others.

Member of Virtuoso, the leading network of global luxury travel consultants,  granting him direct access to exclusive suppliers, services and VIP Amenities at select properties around the globe.

Over 28 years of travel experience precedes him. Jetsetter-Bonvivant, curates the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time.

Carlos Melia
Carlos Melia Luxury Travel

TRAVEL SERVICES

Bespoke Luxury Travel
Corporate Travel &
Event Plannig

I customize truly bespoke luxury travel experiences just for you. Each itinerary is, by definition, unique. Everything we do is designed to enhance your private experience by delving deeper into your passions and interests.

Servicing the leisure, corporate and fashion segments, with emphasis on mainstream bespoke travel, destination weddings, event planning, and luxury gay travel.

Learn More

BOARD MEMBER

Travel & Hospitality
Advisory Board Member

Honored to serve, as part of several Advisory Boards worldwide, to some of the most recognized and trendsetting luxury Travel & Hospitality brands.

Founding member of the Belmond Hotels, Trains and River Cruises LGBT Advisory Board for their global collection of iconic properties.

Founding member of the Travel Agents Luxury Advisory Board for Bürgenstock Selection – first class Swiss hospitality.

Virtuoso Preview Advisory Board for Cheval Blanc Hotel Paris, part of the LVMH group.

Carlos Melia
Carlos Melia Luxury Travel

Luxury Travel
Blogger & Curator

Over 28 years, traveling the globe, curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle, by experience, one destination at the time.
Read my collection independent travel posts, reviews and experiences.

Luxury has so many interpretations.
I believe, it is most authentic, when understood beyond the obvious. It all comes down to one individual’s expectations and needs. My luxury is measured by rarity and sophistication, access to destinations, services, individuals and experiences, which go beyond the mere concept of self-indulgence.
This is my luxury…

Read More

LUXURY TRAVEL CURATOR

More About Who I am & What I do

Luxury Travel Curator & Concierge, Blogger and Lifestyle Consultant. I am an independent Virtuoso travel advisor, IATA and IATAN certified travel agent, with over 28 years of international experience on all ends of the travel industry. Affiliated with leading travel groups, like First in Service, Tzell Travel and Travel Leaders.

As a Corporate Travel Agent, I plan travel experiences and events for NBCUniversal’s VIP guests and top executives. I also work with several Fashion brands, coordinating their corporate travels, as well as planning fashion shows, showrooms and special events around the world.

As a Leisure Travel Agent, I have a large diversified portfolio of affluent clients, mostly located in New York, and the Silicon Valley. I plan personal trips for Tech, Real Estate and Hedge Fund owners and CEOs, along with their families and friends.

As of 2018, I have partnered with LIVunLtd Concierge & Lifestyle Management, as their expert Travel Agent – for their exclusive wide network of luxury buildings and hotels in Manhattan.

I am honored to be part of several Advisory Boards worldwide, to some of the most recognized and trendsetting luxury hospitality brands. Founding member of the Belmond Hotels, Trains & River Cruises LGBT Advisory Board for their global collection of iconic properties. Founding member of the Travel Agents Luxury Advisory Board for Bürgenstock Selection – first class Swiss hospitality. Recently, I have been asked to join the Virtuoso Preview Advisory Board for Cheval Blanc Hotel Paris, part of the LVMH group.

I am an active Travel Blogger and Instagramer. I also contribute with many travel and lifestyle publications worldwide. My social network is worth over 1 million followers around the world. My blog, has been awarded and ranked “TOP 100 Luxury Travel Blog on the web”, based on the following criteria: Google reputation and search ranking. Influence and popularity on Social Media. Quality and consistency of posts. The editorial team and expert review.

I am the founder of LGTNetwork – Luxury Gay Travel Network. A network created to connect mainstream travel and hospitality suppliers, to leading LGBT travel professionals and press worldwide, narrowing the existing gap between them, through education, information, and networking.

As of February 2020, I have joined the team of ALCHEMY DMC Argentina & Chile, as their United States Sales Partner and Global LGBTQ+ Sales Partner. ALCHEMY is a Destination Management Company for Argentina and Chile, with base in Buenos Aires, Argentina – where I was born.

I travel the globe, curating the world of Luxury Travel and Lifestyle, by experience, one destination at the time.

Luxury Travel Curator

Daily posts on Luxury Travel, Hospitality & Lifestyle.

My own photos, videos, tips and recommendations
as I travel the globe curating the world of Luxury Travel, one destination at the time.
Instagram Posts, Stories & IGTV Series.

Below some of highlights to get to know me better…

Follow me on Instagram
@carlosmeliablog

Carlos Melia

THIS IS MY LIFE

THIS IS MY STYLE

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ABOUT

Carlos Melia

… ” I travel the globe, curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle, one destination at the time.
Transforming tourists into travelers, by experiencing customized, unique travel experiences to exclusive destinations around the world….”

CARLOS MELIA

CARLOS MELIA

Luxury
Travel Curator,
Conciege, Blogger &
Lifestyle
Consultant

Argentinean born, a true citizen of the world. Living in United States, now for over a decade. From a very young age, exposed to the world of Luxury Travel and Lifestyle.

Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management. Has worked for all ends of the Travel and Hospitality Industry worldwide. From his current role as a Travel Curator & Concierge, Blogger and Lifestyle Consultant, to a successful career and background, working for leading restaurants, hotels, airlines, cruises among many others.

Member of Virtuoso, the leading network of global luxury travel consultants,  granting him direct access to exclusive suppliers, services and VIP Amenities at select properties around the globe.

Over 28 years of travel experience precedes him. Jetsetter-Bonvivant, curates the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time.

Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator

Bespoke Luxury Travel
Corporate Travel &
Event Plannig

I customize truly bespoke luxury travel experiences just for you. Each itinerary is, by definition, unique. Everything we do is designed to enhance your private experience by delving deeper into your passions and interests.

Servicing the leisure, corporate and fashion segments, with emphasis on mainstream bespoke travel, destination weddings, event planning, and luxury gay travel.

Learn More
Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator

BOARD MEMBER

Travel & Hospitality
Advisory Board Member

Honored to serve, as part of several Advisory Boards worldwide, to some of the most recognized and trendsetting luxury Travel & Hospitality brands.

Founding member of the Belmond Hotels, Trains and River Cruises LGBT Advisory Board for their global collection of iconic properties.

Founding member of the Travel Agents Luxury Advisory Board for Bürgenstock Selection – first class Swiss hospitality.

Virtuoso Preview Advisory Board for Cheval Blanc Hotel Paris, part of the LVMH group.

Journal

Luxury Travel
Blogger & Curator

Over 28 years, traveling the globe, curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle, by experience, one destination at the time.
Read my collection independent travel posts, reviews and experiences.

Luxury has so many interpretations.
I believe, it is most authentic, when understood beyond the obvious. It all comes down to one individual’s expectations and needs. My luxury is measured by rarity and sophistication, access to destinations, services, individuals and experiences, which go beyond the mere concept of self-indulgence.
This is my luxury…

Read More

LUXURY TRAVEL CURATOR

More About Who I am & What I do

Luxury Travel Curator & Concierge, Blogger and Lifestyle Consultant. I am an independent Virtuoso travel advisor, IATA and IATAN certified travel agent, with over 28 years of international experience on all ends of the travel industry. Affiliated with leading travel groups, like First in Service, Tzell Travel and Travel Leaders.

As a Corporate Travel Agent, I plan travel experiences and events for NBCUniversal’s VIP guests and top executives. I also work with several Fashion brands, coordinating their corporate travels, as well as planning fashion shows, showrooms and special events around the world.

As a Leisure Travel Agent, I have a large diversified portfolio of affluent clients, mostly located in New York, and the Silicon Valley. I plan personal trips for Tech, Real Estate and Hedge Fund owners and CEOs, along with their families and friends.

As of 2018, I have partnered with LIVunLtd Concierge & Lifestyle Management, as their expert Travel Agent – for their exclusive wide network of luxury buildings and hotels in Manhattan.

I am honored to be part of several Advisory Boards worldwide, to some of the most recognized and trendsetting luxury hospitality brands. Founding member of the Belmond Hotels, Trains & River Cruises LGBT Advisory Board for their global collection of iconic properties. Founding member of the Travel Agents Luxury Advisory Board for Bürgenstock Selection – first class Swiss hospitality. Recently, I have been asked to join the Virtuoso Preview Advisory Board for Cheval Blanc Hotel Paris, part of the LVMH group.

I am an active Travel Blogger and Instagramer. I also contribute with many travel and lifestyle publications worldwide. My social network is worth over 1 million followers around the world. My blog, has been awarded and ranked “TOP 100 Luxury Travel Blog on the web”, based on the following criteria: Google reputation and search ranking. Influence and popularity on Social Media. Quality and consistency of posts. The editorial team and expert review.

I am the founder of LGTNetwork – Luxury Gay Travel Network. A network created to connect mainstream travel and hospitality suppliers, to leading LGBT travel professionals and press worldwide, narrowing the existing gap between them, through education, information, and networking.

As of February 2020, I have joined the team of ALCHEMY DMC Argentina & Chile, as their United States Sales Partner and Global LGBTQ+ Sales Partner. ALCHEMY is a Destination Management Company for Argentina and Chile, with base in Buenos Aires, Argentina – where I was born.

I travel the globe, curating the world of Luxury Travel and Lifestyle, by experience, one destination at the time.

Journal

Luxury Travel Curator

Daily posts on Luxury Travel, Hospitality & Lifestyle.

My own photos, videos, tips and recommendations
as I travel the globe curating the world of Luxury Travel, one destination at the time.
Instagram Posts, Stories & IGTV Series.

Below some of highlights to get to know me better…

Follow me on Instagram
@carlosmeliablog

THIS IS MY LIFE

THIS IS MY STYLE