Student Travel | Student Discoveries by Globus family of brands

April 13, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Helping transport lessons from the classroom into life, the Globus family of brands is unveiling a new program called Student Discoveries, providing teachers and students an alternative to traditional educational travel options.

"Experience is a great teacher," said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO for the Globus family of brands. "Created with input from students and educators, we have put together special Student Discoveries experiences in around the world that were designed to match class curriculum in Social Studies, Math, Science and Language Arts using something we call Discovery Moments, offering students the opportunity to personally explore people, places, historical events and even cuisines while on their custom tour."

With the launch of Student Discoveries, the Globus family of brands is introducing nine exciting itineraries to top-selling student destinations like Washington, D.C., Boston, Philadelphia and New York or internationally in Italy, London, Paris and Spain. These vacations can be completely customized to fit a student group's needs, including offering in-depth topic exploration while bringing to life educational moments in a profound way.

With 32 offices worldwide, Student Discoveries, powered by the Globus family of brands, also can create custom tours to fit any group's enrichment interests, anywhere.

Through Student Discoveries, students and teachers can experience the world with the same high-quality journeys the Globus family of brands is known for, with the added benefit of an itinerary uniquely designed for the special needs of an educational group, thanks to guidance from expert Program Directors.

"Our Program Directors are multilingual and highly educated," said Nisbet. "They're the best in the businesses and are dedicated to delivering unforgettable travel experiences.

For more information about Student Discoveries, powered by the Globus family of brands, visit

About the Globus family of brands
Littleton, Colorado-based Group Voyagers, Inc. is the privately held company that markets and sells the Globus family of brands within the United States. Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways offer travelers unparalleled tour, independent travel package, river and small ship cruise options. Considered the world's largest tour operator, with 80 years of international travel experience, the Globus family of brands is dedicated to enriching the lives of travelers by turning foreign destinations into familiar harbors, where the expense of travel is forgotten and replaced by personal value.