Why Use Travel Design by KCH

What Sets Travel Design by KCH Apart

As an independent affiliate of Montecito Village Travel, an internationally-recognized travel agency, we have a “black book” of prestigious travel associates. These personal and professional friends live in every corner of the planet. They are in-country partners who collaborate in designing the most up-to-date and unforgettable vacations.

Highly Customized Travel

All vacations and escapes are personalized with individual interests and preferences foremost in mind. Once the needs and desires are understood, we put our industry knowledge, resources and global connections to work. The result is imaginative design and access about which most only dream. No two vacations are alike. No two travelers are alike.

We Are Travelers

KC and Kathleen have personally traveled the world—for over 70 combined years—sourcing the best hotels, adventures, hidden treasures and experiences. It is a 7-continent and countless countries team. Travel is not a job, it’s a passion. It’s our passion!


We Save You Time

Time is a non-renewable resource. Travel Design by KCH takes the time consuming guesswork and overwhelm of internet searching out of travel. We bring to the table an edited, curated array of options that fulfill on the dreams and desires of travelers.

Our association with Montecito Village Travel provides us with a membership in Virtuoso, a by-invitation only global network of privileged travel organizations and provider. As a Virtuoso member, Travel Design by KCH brings exceptional value to travelers and offer access to a global network of the leading luxury hotels, cruise lines, and travel experiences. We can assure you exclusive offers, competitive rates and special VIP amenities. To name a few:

VIP treatment and recognition

Hotel room upgrades

Complimentary hotel daily breakfast for two

Spa, resort and shipboard credits

Early check-in and late checkout

Private receptions and excursions

APTA (Association for the Prom0tion of Travel to Africa), CLIA (Cruise Line International Association), CST (California Seller of Travel# – mention & logo

Our Preferred Hotel Partners

Relais Chateaux Hotels
Couture by Langham
Ritz-Carlton Stars Partner
Sir Rocco Forte Hotels
Rosewood Hotels
Peninsula Hotels
Waldorf Hotels Preferred Partner
Mandarin Hotels
Jumeirah Hotels
Dorchester Hotels
Belmond Bellini Club
Four Seasons Hotels

Ready to design your next adventure?
Let us inspire you!



Voyager Club (which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary) is available only to those who book their cruise travel through a Virtuoso-affiliated travel agency. The program offers complimentary benefits on the world’s finest cruise ships across hundreds of annual departures. Since 1990, roughly 400,000 cruisers have participated; in 2015, there will be over 300 shore excursions in 120 ports of call and 68 countries.





Our Preferred Cruise Partners

Silversea Cruises
Seabourn Cruises
Scenic Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Holland America Line Cruises
Avalon Waterways Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Uncruise Adventures
Lindblad Expeditions
SeaDream Yacht Club
Uniworld Cruises
Regent Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Azamara cruises


  • Shipboard Credit

  • Private Welcome Receptions

  • Dinner at Specialty Restaurants

  • Cabin / Stateroom Upgrade

  • Dedicated Onboard Host

  • Spa credit

  • Free shore excursion

  • Prepaid Gratuities

  • Welcome amenity

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Dry cleaning

  • Best Available Rates

  • Opportunities meet like-minded travelers

  • Exclusive shore excursions

  • And more!