Venus Williams & American Express Travel Reveal The 2020 Trending Destinations
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It’s safe to say that Venus Williams is pro when it comes to all things travel. In 2019, the four-time US Open Champion traveled to four continents, eight countries and 30 cities and she doesn’t plan on slowing down anytime soon.
“I travel every week and I’m never home for more than a few days at a time, if I’m lucky a few weeks at a time,” Williams said at a Q&A hosted by American Express Travel Thursday. “Travel is very important to me.”
Williams has been an ambassador for Amex Travel since the 2016 US Open and was on hand at New York City’s storied The Greenwich Hotel to announce the credit card company’s top trending destinations in 2020.
“When I travel, I love exploring the city I’m visiting,” Williams said. “The properties available through American Express Travel’s Fine Hotels & Resorts program give me the opportunity to both relax and immerse myself in the local culture.”
According to Amex, the announcement of the top rated travel destinations is based on global Card Member booking data and highlights locations ranging from Buenos Aires and Cairo to Osaka and the Whitsunday Islands in Australia.
“I spend a lot of time in the room when I’m at a hotel so I have to have a good pillow, I have to have a nice comforter,” Williams said. “Those may sound like they’re small things but they’re also huge things when it comes to getting a good night’s