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Bunnik Tours departs first overseas trip in almost two years

Bunnik Tours has sent off its first international tour departure since March 2020, sending a group of lucky Aussie travellers to Sri Lanka.

“After being closed for almost two years Australia’s international borders are starting to open up and we are venturing out to explore the world again,” joint-CEO Dennis Bunnik said.

“This is a massive deal and the first step on the road to recovery for our team. For our clients, it also marks the return of being able to explore the world in the comfort and joy of a small group tour.”

 

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Bunnik, who joined the tour himself, said it was fitting for the trip to take place in Sri Lanka considering the company’s close ties with the country, having opened an office there in July 2017.

“The emotional, psychological and financial importance of tourists coming back for the people that work in the tourism industry is huge and for them, it needs to be celebrated,” he said.

The Sri Lankan Discovery tour departed on Saturday 29 January and runs for 17 days exploring the island nation of Sri Lanka and showcasing all that the country has to offer.

 

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The group received a warm welcome to Sri Lanka which included musicians, a banner, a special Bunnik cake and bubbles organised by the hotel’s general manager.

On the first night of the tour, the group enjoyed sunset cocktails whilst cruising a lagoon and enjoyed a Sri Lankan feast.

Bunnik Tours have always had a policy of using full-sized coaches with a maximum group size of 20 passengers.

“While this was implemented for your comfort it turns out we were ahead of our time! We’ve been social distancing since 2012.”



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