Inspirato and Portico Announce Combination
Inspirato EXCEPTIONAL VALUE
Inspirato is a private, members-only platform that caters to high net worth families and select corporate clients. We fully manage our Signature Residences and invest millions of dollars on their improvements. Only Inspirato members and corporate clients have access to our multimillion-dollar residences. Unlike online rental brokers, Inspirato never pays agency or marketing fees, and is 100 percent in control of the nightly rates in our Signature Residences. Of course, every Inspirato experience includes fully personalized trip planning, daily housekeeping and dedicated on-site concierge services, all at no additional cost.
The employees book their destinations, which are subject to some restrictions, and pay the cost of staying in the home or hotel. Inspirato has more than 260 vacation options for its 150 or so Signature Residences in its world-wide portfolio. In Colorado, its portfolios include properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Snowmass Village, Steamboat Springs and Telluride.
Inspirato with American Express is a private club that provides its members exclusive access to a Signature Collection of luxury vacation homes, experiences and VIP offerings.
A recent deal with AmEx allows cardmembers to get $2,500 off the initiation fee, $400 off the annual dues.
Press Release: https://www.inspirato.com/press/press-releases-detail/2013-12-18-inspiratoporticoannouncement
The company bought rival Portico from Exclusive Resorts — which the Handlers founded in 2004, then sold to AOL co-founder Steve Case. What goes around comes around in the tech industry.