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Adventure World releases new tailor-made Winter Canada catalogue

With brand new itineraries to take clients off the beaten track to experience the wilderness, landscapes, and wildlife from the Rocky Mountains in the west to an Ice Hotel stay in the east, soft adventure specialist Adventure World has got Winter Canada covered.

“Canada is truly a year round destination and the diversity of product that is now available during the winter months is truly staggering. Our Winter Canada portfolio offers agents a great opportunity to sell this popular destination year round,” says Neil Rodgers, General Manager Adventure World.

The new five-day Monashee Snowmobile Adventure, priced from $3684pp twin share, includes four snowmobile trips and a magical candlelight BBQ dinner in the ‘Glacier Station’ cabin at 1890 metres. A natural hot spring dip completes the stay in the region renowned as one of the world’s best for snowmobiling.

The seven-day top seller Yukon’s Aurora Borealis package, priced from $1166pp twin share, takes in one of nature’s most spectacular wonders. During the cold and clear nights, the Aurora Borealis spans across the skies. Sometimes they are dancing, sometimes there is only a gleaming stream and other times they show different colours.

Also new to the collection this year is a four-day Jasper Winter Adventure, priced from $961pp twin share and a four-day Coastal Storm Watching package, priced from $905pp twin share, where clients can experience the elements at their most extreme off the coast of Vancouver Island – with the rain, sun, wind and tides all combining to put on an amazing show.

$500 discount on Latin America tours and solo supp from only 16%

Water filter - children in Peru with filters from Contours group

Tours include help with community projects – and all guests offered lists of books to read and movies to watch before visiting South and Central America

Until June 30, 2016, Contours Travel is offering a discount of $500 per couple on two of its guided tours to South America, Mexico and Cuba this October.

Part of the Australian travel company’s ‘Contours Collection’ of small group tours, the all-inclusive journeys across South America, Mexico and Cuba include the opportunity to spend time in a remote Andean community to share in everyday activities and improve local wellbeing through the donation of water filters and hygiene and first aid kits.

Since its formation in 1975, Contours Travel has supported community initiatives across Latin America. Through a partnership between Rotary clubs in Melbourne and Cuzco in Peru, a unique ‘Agua Pura’ (pure water) program has been developed in which Contours travellers on the ‘Treasures of South America’ tour are given a portable water purifier so they can deliver it personally and help install it in remote hamlets in the Peruvian Andes.

Contours Travel’s 27-day ‘Treasures of South America’ tour departs Australia on October 14, 2016, and explores Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil and Argentina with the itinerary starting in Lima and ending in Buenos Aires.

* Book by June 30, 2016 *

 

Wildlife Safari Indian Ocean brochure

Indian Ocean

Wildlife Safari delivers another gem to its collection of unique destinations with the Indian Ocean brochure.

Discover the exotic islands of the Indian Ocean and our collection of the finest resorts, hotels and hideaways along with our custom designed private journeys.

Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Seychelles all in one brochure….brilliant.

Brochures available from TIFS – NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC, TAS agents and Templar – SA, NT, WA agents.

 

On the Go Tours extend their two for one on Africa safaris

On The Go Tours, have extended their special offer of buy one get one free on Africa overland safaris, due to unprecedented demand!

The dramatic movements of the Great Wildebeest Migration across the vast plains of Kenya and Tanzania, the lush rainforests home to the peaceful mountain gorillas of Uganda, the wildlife rich savannahs of Kruger National Park in South Africa and the thundering power of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe – Africa is full of incredible wonders.

With prices starting from $500, On The Go Tours collection of African overland safaris takes travellers off the beaten track and across stunning landscapes. from the Masai Mara in Kenya down to Cape Town in South Africa, their 23 overland safaris are available until the end of June, that’s 2-4-1 – buy one and get the same Africa adventure absolutely free.

As with all On The Go Tours, guides are on-hand for the highlights, offering unrivalled knowledge of the different regions and wildlife. The tours also allow for plenty of free time to enjoy independent exploration and additional excursions.

 

Scenic launches suite of Europe mini brochures

Scenic Europe Land 2017 CoverScenic has launched four mini brochures as part of its 2017 Europe portfolio – The Captivating Wonders of France, The Imperial Wonders of Russia and new for 2017 The Enchanting Wonders of Portugal and The Grand Wonders of Europe.

These smaller sized brochures showcase Scenic’s range of France, Portugal and Russia river cruising products plus Europe land touring which includes Britain and Ireland; Europe’s heartland; Spain and Portugal, Italy and Dalmatia, and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia.

The supplementary suite of A5 brochures have been designed to assist agents with selling to their clients, with a focus on the key highlights of each destination they perfectly complement the main brochure which details the day to day itineraries.

 

Insight Vacations launches expanded USA, Canada and South America

USA Canada and South America 2017Insight Vacations has unveiled its 2017 USA, Canada and South America brochure showcasing four brand new itineraries, three of which will offer deeper explorations into South America with the addition of Brazil, Argentina, Chile and the Galapagos Islands across all-new escorted holidays. The programme will also see the expansion of Insight Vacation’s range of Premium journeys in North America with the addition of the 23-day Grand Tour of the American West.

“Having received such a great response to our new Peru Luxury Gold journey last year we decided to expand our range into this magnificent continent, bringing more of its cultural wonders and captivating landscapes to our guests. The three new itineraries are brimming with bucket list experiences, from witnessing the electrically-charged tango in Buenos Aires to dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant at iconic Copacabana Beach and coming eye-to-eye with the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. We’re confident these carefully curated itineraries will be as popular with Australian travellers as our Peru journey has been,” commented Alex O’Connor, Managing Director of Insight Vacations Australia.

 

Live la dolce vita thanks to Trafalgar’s spectacular September sale

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Trafalgar is inviting industry partners to join the celebrations for Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day) with its offering of savings of $600 per couple on September trips when booked with flights to Italy*. Noting the current trend towards late bookings, the global leader in guided holidays is making it even easier for agents to close the sale for clients with this unprecedented incentive, valid on seven of its best-selling Italian itineraries. Applicable for departures to Italy throughout September, bookings must be completed by 14 June but hurry, this offer is limited to the first 100 bookings only.

Travellers need wait no longer to catch the best Italian deal and soak up the balmy al fresco evenings, slow down the pace and toast the ripened vines with some of the world’s best wines, all with some extra spending money for their September sojourn. With guided holidays ranging in duration from 7-17 days and encompassing two different trip styles for this promotion, there’s an opportunity for everyone to have a buon viaggio.

Follow in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn and embrace a Roman holiday, and venture to the olive groves, vineyards and medieval cities of la bella Italia on Rome and Tuscan Highlights.Discover the southern Italian charm from Sorrento through to Sicily and sample the ‘Nerello Mascalese’ grape, grown in the volcanic soils of Mount Etna on Southern Italy and Sicily.Or let Trafalgar showcase simply the best way to experience the true dolce vita through the food, art and landscapes, from iconic cities to turquoise lakes to spectacular southern shores on the unrivalled Best of Italy.



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